From action packed thrillers and gory horror flicks to light-hearted animated films and slapstick comedies, December’s list of movies will keep you and your friends entertained this holiday season.
The Snowman (7 Dec)
The first of Winter just fell and the elusive serial killer is ready to play again – creating snowmen out of severed body parts from different victims, he’s carved out a reputation as the “Snowman Killer”. Will the elite team of detectives be able to connect decades-old cold cases with new clues and uncover the man behind this heinous crime or will they have to live in fear of every white winter?
Paddington (7 Dec)
Our favourite marmalade loving fuzz ball is back! Now happily settled in with the Brown family, Paddington has taken on a series of odd jobs to buy a London Pop Up book for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday. But when the book gets stolen, Paddington and his friends rally to find this thief! This sweet-natured film is a predictable plot that will warm you up in time for the festive season with endearing characters and slapstick humour.
Madame (7 Dec)
It’s a special occasion and Anne insists that her loyal maid Maria evens out the numbers under the guise of a Spanish noble woman because 13 at a table is simply not auspicious. The supposedly uneventful dinner took a spicy turn when Maria accidentally endeared herself to the British art broker scoring a date. Their budding romance will have Anne and Bob stalking their every meeting, plotting to destroy this unbecoming relationship.
Wonder (14 Dec)
27 surgeries have helped Auggie to breath, see and hear without machines but none could fix his facial deformities. Now the time has come for his first day of elementary school and his parents can only hope that he will be treated kindly. While the school struggles to find compassion and acceptance, Auggie manages to rise above the bullying to become the unlikely hero who unites the community. Get ready the tissue box because this movie is going to break your heart and put it all back together again!
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (14 Dec)
After meeting her estranged father and defeating the death star with her own team of rebels, the Star Wars saga continues with Rey getting reacquainted with her past and awakening her deepest powers. Joining forces with Luke Skywalker, Leia, Finn and Poe, Rey sets foot into the world of Jedi to unlock the age-old mysteries of The Force.
Bleeding Steel (21 Dec)
Bleeding Steel was supposed to be just another fiction novel but it turns out that the book is written based on real secrets that’s desperately sought after by a dangerous gang. Jackie Chan stars in yet another action packed movie as a special forces agent tasked to protect a young girl from the same snaky criminals.
Pitch Perfect 3 (21 Dec)
Get ready to have a Merry Pitch-mas! Struggling with their post-grad jobs and desperate for another shot at their aca-awesome days of singing, the Barden Bellas reunite for a competition in Europe and make some hilariously questionable decisions. Are our acapella divas capable of beating the bands with original lyrics, or will it just be another fiasco waiting to happen?
Jumanji (21 Dec)
Brought together by detention, four teenagers stumble upon Jumanji – an old video game that is out of this world, literally. Suddenly, all four of them are lost in the virtual jungle as avatars with special abilities, taken on the adventure of a lifetime. To escape, the ragtag team has to complete the game by jumping off waterfall cliff, defeating an army of bad guys and surviving herds of stampeding wild life. Can our rebel youths find their way back to reality or are they about to become the disappearing mystery of the school?
Ferdinand The Bull (21 Dec)
In spite of his ferocious looks and strong built, Ferdinand is a gentle, flower loving soul – but that didn’t stop the town from fearing him. When he accidentally sits on a bee sting, his howl of pain was mistaken for a mad rampage that had him shipped off to be a fighting bull. Desperate to reunite with his loving owner Nina, Ferdinand will stop at nothing to escape the coming bull fight – proving to everyone that a fierce looking bull can be as gentle as he pleases.
Father Figures (21 Dec)
Operation Who’s Your Daddy is in action! 40-year-old fraternal twins Kyle and Peter is on a man hunt to find their biological father, starting with their mother’s list of ex boyfriends. From a hot headed man covered in tattoos to a practicing veterinarian, the duo meets all sorts of people who could potentially be their dad. With Owen Wilson and Ed Helm (Hang Over) as the two main stars, you can almost guarantee a hilariously good time.
Just Getting Started (28 Dec)
Duke Diver is the resident manager of Villa Capri resort community, he is a hit with the ladies and champion of every activity the resort has to offer, until Leo moves in. The two are immediately at logger heads, fighting for the alpha position within the community. But when Duke’s past catches up to him in the form of poisonous snakes and deadly explosives, the two set aside their differences to keep their beloved Villa Capri safe.
The Greatest Showman (28 Dec)
Freshly unemployed with a family to feed, P.T. Barnum taps on his greatest asset for a living: his imagination. Recruiting outcasts from around the world – including a bearded lady, little people and other talented performers – he creates the world’s first circus that celebrates being different because “nobody has ever made a difference by being like everyone else”. Starring showbiz’s biggest names Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Zendaya, get ready for a star-studded musical extravaganza!
November Criminals (28 Dec)
When 17-year-old Kevin is found dead at the cafe he works at, the police declare it an act of a gang crime but his friends are not buying it. College-bound friends Addison (Ansel Elgort) and Phoebe (Chloe Grace Moretz) decide to take it upon themselves to solve the mysterious death of their classmate. But with corruption and cover-ups starting to surface, their search for justice isn’t as smooth-sailing as they would have hoped. And it doesn’t help that the both of them find themselves falling for each other…
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