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Movies Coming to Theaters This Holiday Season

Friday, December 15 (OUT NOW!)
Star Wars: the Last Jedi

Fans of the Star Wars franchise will be excited to see the latest installment in theaters this holiday season. Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure which unlocks secrets of the Force and the past.


The season wouldn’t be complete without a family friendly movie to take the children to see. The creators of popular films Rio and Ice Age created Ferdinand about a lovable bull with a big heart determined to get back to his family, from whom he was separated.


Other movies coming out December 15: Gotti, Birdboy: The Forgotten Children, Hedgehogs, The Ballad of Lefty Brown, Permanent, The Thousand Faces of Dunjia

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Wednesday, December 20 (OUT NOW!)

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

The trailer for the new star-studded sequel to the 1995 original film promises a laugh with a cast composed of Dwayne Johnson, Missi Pyle, Kevin Hart, Bobby Cannavale, Madison Iseman and Jack Black. Jumanji is now a magical video game that unsuspecting high school students dig up while in detention. 

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman is a movie musical based on the life of P.T. Barnum, creator of Barnum and Bailey circus. Starring Hugh Jackman, Zendaya, Zac Efron and Rebecca Ferguson, the film is appeals to lovers of a good show.

Friday, December 22

Pitch Perfect 3

Though the bittersweet feeling of the trailer and poster caption “Last Call Pitches” may seem like an ending for the Bellas, this may not be the last movie for the franchise though it is for this main cast. If you’re a fan of “Fat Amy” and Beca, you’ll love the film for the holiday.

Other movies coming out December 22: The Post, Downsizing, All the Money in the World, Hostiles, Hangman, Along with the Gods: the Two Worlds, Happy End, Father Figures 

Monday, December 25

Phantom Thread

This film starring Daniel Day Lewis as a famous dressmaker set in 1950s London who finds muse is already gaining critical acclaim before its release with an 87 on Rotten Tomatoes. Lovers of historical drama would like this creative romance.

Molly’s Game: releasing in limited theatres but to be released nationwide on January 5

Wednesday, December 27

In the Fade

This German drama about a woman whose husband and son are killed by neo-Nazis promises an emotional rollercoaster as she seeks revenge. If you speak German, or don’t mind reading subtitles, check this out in theatres.

Friday, December 29

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

The torrid love affair between an eccentric actress and her young lover turns into something much deeper in this romantic drama. Consider seeing this on a date night with someone or by yourself.


Sydney Davenport

Sydney Davenport is a junior, Interdisciplinary Studies major, music minor at Howard University. When she isn't working tirelessly to enhance her skills at writing and editing across media platforms, you can find her performing in Howard University's concert or marching bands.

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