December 2017

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01 December 2017

Happy End

Director(s): Michael Haneke
Writers(s): Michael Haneke
Actors: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz, Fantine Harduin

A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.

Drama

Runtime: 107 minutes
Distributor: Curzon Artificial Eye

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01 December 2017

Man Who Invented Christmas, The

Director(s): Bharat Nalluri
Writers(s): Susan Coyne (screenplay), Les Standiford (book)
Actors: Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce

After a series his books have been flops, Charles Dickens decides to write and self-publish A Christmas Carol.

Biography, Drama

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Thunderbird Releasing

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01 December 2017

Roman Israel, Esq

Director(s): Dan Gilroy
Writers(s): Dan Gilroy
Actors: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Shelley Hennig

Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action.

Crime, Drama

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Sony Pictures

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01 December 2017

Villa Capri

Director(s): Ron Shelton
Writers(s): Ron Shelton
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Tommy Lee Jones, Rene Russo, Glenne Headly

a two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run about an ex-FBI agent (Jones) and an ex-mob lawyer in the witness protection program (Freeman) having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit.

Action, Comedy

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Entertainment One UK

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01 December 2017

Wonder

Director(s): Stephen Chbosky
Writers(s): Steve Conrad (screenplay), R.J. Palacio (novel), Jack Thorne
Actors: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin, Jacob Tremblay

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

Drama

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Lionsgate UK

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08 December 2017

Better Watch Out

Director(s): Chris Peckover
Writers(s): Zack Kahn (story by), Zack Kahn, Chris Peckover
Actors: Dacre Montgomery, Patrick Warburton, Virginia Madsen, Olivia DeJonge

On a quiet suburban street, a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from intruders, only to discover it's far from a normal home invasion.

Thriller

Runtime: 85 minutes
Distributor: Universal Pictures

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08 December 2017

Brigsby Bear

Director(s): Dave McCary
Writers(s): Kevin Costello, Kyle Mooney
Actors: Mark Hamill, Claire Danes, Kyle Mooney, Greg Kinnear

After being freed from the kidnappers he thought were his parents, a man sets out to make a movie of the only TV show he has ever known.

Comedy, Drama

Runtime: 100 minutes
Distributor: Sony Pictures

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08 December 2017

Stronger

Director(s): David Gordon Green
Writers(s): John Pollono (screenplay), Jeff Bauman (based on the book "Stronger" by), Bret Witter (based on the book "Stronger" by)
Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Clancy Brown, Miranda Richardson

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.

Biography, Drama

Runtime: 116 minutes
Distributor: Lionsgate UK

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15 December 2017

Mountains May Depart

Director(s): Zhangke Jia
Writers(s): Zhangke Jia (screenplay)
Actors: Tao Zhao, Yi Zhang, Jing Dong Liang, Zijian Dong

The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.

Drama, Romance

Runtime: 131 minutes
Distributor: Arrow Films

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15 December 2017

Star Wars: Episode VIII

Director(s): Rian Johnson
Writers(s): Rian Johnson (screenplay), George Lucas (characters)
Actors: Tom Hardy, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill

Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Walt Disney

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20 December 2017

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Director(s): Jake Kasdan
Writers(s): Chris McKenna, Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg (screenplay), Erik Sommers
Actors: Karen Gillan, Dwayne Johnson, Missi Pyle, Kevin Hart

In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. ...

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Sony Pictures

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22 December 2017

Ferdinand

Director(s): Carlos Saldanha
Writers(s): Munro Leaf (based on the book by), Jordan Roberts
Actors: Kate McKinnon, David Tennant, Bobby Cannavale, John Cena

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: 20th Century Fox

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22 December 2017

Pitch Perfect 3

Director(s): Trish Sie
Writers(s): Kay Cannon
Actors: Ruby Rose, Hailee Steinfeld, Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks

Plot undisclosed.

Comedy, Music

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Universal Pictures

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29 December 2017

Molly’s Game

Director(s): Aaron Sorkin
Writers(s): Molly Bloom (memoir), Aaron Sorkin (adaptation)
Actors: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Molly Bloom, a young skier and former Olympic hopeful becomes a successful entrepreneur (and a target of an FBI investigation) when she establishes a high-stakes, international poker game.

Drama

Runtime: minutes
Distributor: Entertainment One UK

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