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[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – December 25, 2020

by Tori Ann
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Many theaters are still not open in the US. Some have had to close again due to health restrictions being put back in place or simply due to a lack of people coming in. While many big-name movies are pushing their release dates back even further, or choosing to premiere overseas first, a number of movies are still determined to make their way to theaters.

The holiday season may be a little different this year, but there are still a slew of new movies coming out for Christmas this year. This Friday brings the long-awaited theatrical release of Wonder Woman 1984, as well as a new Pinocchio film, a film about a discussion shared by several civil rights legends in the 1960’s, and much more!

News of the World (PG-13)

A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Directed by Paul Greengrass

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Marvel, Ray McKinnon, Helena Zengel, Mare Winningham

Release date: December 25

One Night in Miami (R)

One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s.

Directed by Regina King

Starring: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge, Leslie Odom Jr., Lance Reddick

Release date: December 25

Pinocchio (PG-13)

Old woodcarver Geppetto’s puppet creation, Pinocchio, magically comes to life with dreams of becoming a real boy. Easily led astray, Pinocchio tumbles from one misadventure to another as he is tricked, kidnapped and chased by bandits.

Directed by Matteo Garrone

Starring: Federico Ielapi, Roberto Benigni, Rocco Papaleo, Massimo Ceccherini, Marine Vacth

Release date: December 25

Promising Young Woman (R)

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path.

Directed by Emerald Fennell

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge

Release date: December 25

Wonder Woman 1984 (PG-13)

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.

Directed by Patty Jenkins

Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright

Release date: December 25 (Also available on HBO MAX)

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