[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – January 6, 2023

A new year means plenty of opportunities to see new movies! The first new weekend of the year provides a trio of new movies to choose from including a drama about a man who finds his world turned around when a young family moves in next door, a horror film about a life-like doll built by an engineer that takes on a life of its own, and film about a group of women in an isolated religious community who try to reconcile with a brutal reality and their faith.

A Man Called Otto

Otto is a grump who’s given up on life following the loss of his wife and wants to end it all. When a young family moves in nearby, he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol, leading to a friendship that will turn his world around.

Directed by Marc Forster

Starring: Tom Hanks, John Higgins, Tony Bingham, Lily Kozub, Mack Bayda

Release date: January 4


A robotics engineer at a toy company builds a life-like doll that begins to take on a life of its own.

Directed by Gerard Johnstone

Starring: Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, Jenna Davis, Amie Donald, Jen Van Epps

Release date: January 6

Women Talking

Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling a brutal reality with their faith.

Directed by Sarah Polley

Starring: Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Frances McDormand, Judith Ivey

Release date: January 6

What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?