[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – December 27, 2019

For some, it is a yearly tradition to go see a movie on Christmas. If that’s the case with you, or you simply want to see a new movie before the weekend, you are in luck with a slew of new movies due out on the 25th, in addition to the usual release day of Friday. There is a new adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, a drama set in World War I, a new horror film about an app that connects the dead with the living, the conclusion to the Ip Man series of films, an animated adventure about what happens when a spy is turned into a pigeon, and much more!

1917 (R)

Two young British privates during the First World War are given an impossible mission: deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men, and one of the soldier’s brothers, from walking straight into a deadly trap.

Directed by Sam Mendes

Starring: Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Richard Madden, Dean-Charles Chapman

Release date: December 25

Apparition

A group of young people, guided by an APP that connects living with the dead, find themselves at an abandoned castle. A place with a horrific history tied to each of them, for reasons they’ll soon discover.

Directed by Waymon Boone

Starring: Mena Suvari, Kevin Pollak, Megan West, Jon Abrahams, Annalisa Cochrane

Release date: December 27

Clemency (R)

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

Directed by Chinonye Chukwu

Starring: Alfre Woddard, Aldis Hodge, LaMonica Garrett, Wendell Pierce, Vernee Watson

Release date: December 27

Ip Man 4: The Finale

The Kung Fu master travels to the U.S. where his student has upset the local martial arts community by opening a Wing Chun school.

Directed by Wilson Yip

Starring: Scott Adkins, Donnie Yen, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Chris Collins, Vanness Wu

Release date: December 25

Just Mercy (PG-13)

World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton

Starring: Brie Larson, Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall

Release date: December 25 (Limited)

Little Women (PG)

Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Directed by Greta Gerwig

Starring: Saorise Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen

Release date: December 25

Spies in Disguise (PG)

When the world’s best spy is turned into a pigeon, he must rely on his nerdy tech officer to save the world.

Directed by Nick Bruno, Troy Quane

Starring: Karen Gillan, Rachel Brosnahan, Will Smith, Tom Holland, Rashida Jones

Release date: December 25

The Song of Names (PG-13)

Several years after his childhood friend, a violin prodigy, disappears on the eve of his first solo concert, an Englishman travels throughout Europe to find him.

Directed by François Girard

Starring: Jonah Hauer-King, Clive Owen, Tim Roth, Eddie Izzard, Catherine McCormack

Release date: December 25

What new movies will you be seeing this week?

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Tori Ann is a Midwest cosplayer, and has been cosplaying since 2014. Her many interests include superheroes, Disney, and all kinds of fantasy. Her first claims to nerd-dom were the anime Sailor Moon and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. She is also an avid runner and has completed several half-marathons.

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