November 30, 2023
Movies to See in December 2023
Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé- AMC
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is the writer, director, and producer of this American documentary concert film. The movie follows the planning and carrying out of Beyoncé's Renaissance World Tour, which was a stadium tour scheduled for 2023 in support of her seventh studio album, Renaissance (2022).
The Shift- Angel Studios
A man must flee a "dystopian" world after meeting an enigmatic stranger in order to get back to his wife. The film, which was written and directed by Brock Heasley, stars Sean Astin, Kristoffer Polaha, and Neal McDonough.
Silent Night- Lionsgate
An electrician named Brian Godluck lives a comfortable life in California with his wife Saya and their young kid, but on Christmas Eve, things take a sharp change when Brain and his son get caught in the crossfire between two gangs. After losing his voice and discovering that his son was killed in the crossfire, Brian decides to take revenge on the criminals. A John Woo-directed American action thriller with a Robert Archer Lynn script. Joel Kinnaman, Scott Mescudi, Harold Torres, and Catalina Sandino Moreno are among the actors in this dialogue-free movie.
Godzilla Minus One- Toho International
Godzilla's debut causes problems for postwar Japan. A Japanese kaiju movie that Takashi Yamazaki wrote and directed. It is the 37th Godzilla movie, the 33rd Godzilla movie from Toho, and the fifth in the Reiwa era of the Godzilla franchise. It was produced by Toho Studios and Robot Communications and released by Toho Co., Ltd. Starring in the movie are Sakura Ando, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Yuki Yamada, Minami Hamabe, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Yuki Yamada, and Munetaka Aoki.
William Oldroyd is the director of this American psychological thriller, which stars Anne Hathaway, Owen Teague, Shea Whigham, Thomasin McKenzie, and Marin Ireland. It is based on Ottessa Moshfegh's 2015 book of the same name, which she and her husband Luke Goebel adapted. The film, which is set in Boston in the 1960s, follows two women who work at a juvenile correctional center in an abusive partnership.
The Oath- Allen Media Group
In the year 400 A.D., in a bygone era of Ancient America, a lone Hebraic exile must protect the legacy of his vanished country while evading a merciless despot. However, saving the King's mistreated mistress can bring a warrior's history to light. With a cast that includes Billy Zane, Aron Stevens, Michelle Scott, Nathaly Lopez, Eugene Brave Rock, Brian O'Carroll, Isen Robbins, Aimee Schoof, Randolf Turrow, Wasé Chief, Darin Scott, Aron Stevens, Michelle Scott, and Philip Niu. Directed by Darin Scott.
Resurrected by an unconventional scientist, a young lady sets off on a fast-paced transcontinental journey with a lawyer. Liberated from the biases of her day, she becomes ever more committed to her cause of emancipation and equality. Scottish author and artist Alasdair Gray's book served as the inspiration for the film Poor Things, which is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. The film stars Emma Stone, Willem Defoe, Mark Ruffalo, Margaret Qualley, and Ramy Youssef.
Zone of Interest- A24
A Jonathan Glazer-directed historical drama film, it is partially based on Martin Amis's 2014 novel of the same name. The film, a co-production of Poland, the United Kingdom, and the United States, follows Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Höss and his wife as they attempt to construct a utopian life next to the concentration camp. Sandra Hüller and Christian Friedel play the key parts.
Anyone but You- Sony
Bea and Ben had a great first date, but their immediate chemistry soon fizzles out. However, in order to maintain appearances, they pretend to be the ideal pair when they unexpectedly find themselves at an Australian destination wedding. A romantic comedy starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell. Directed by Will Gluck.
Wonka- Warner Bros
Based on a narrative by Paul King, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Simon Farnaby, the film is a musical fantasy directed by King. It narrates the beginnings of Willy Wonka, a character from Roald Dahl's 1964 book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, emphasizing his early years as a quirky chocolatier. Hugh Grant, Keegan-Michael Key, Paterson Joseph, Matt Lucas, Mathew Baynton, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, Jim Carter, Tom Davis, Olivia Colman, and Timothée Chalamet star in the film, which also stars debutant Calah Lane in the lead role.
American Fiction- MGM
Monk is an enraged novelist who is dissatisfied with the system that takes advantage of Black entertainment which uses rude and stale clichés. He writes an absurd Black book under a pen name to demonstrate his argument, a book that drives him closer to the insanity and hypocrisy he purports to despise. Starring Jeffrey Wright and Issa Rae, this film is directed by Cord Jefferson
Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom- Warner Bros
Black Manta uses the legendary Black Trident to unleash a powerful and ancient energy after failing to defeat Aquaman the first time. In an attempt to put a stop to his anxiety, Aquaman teams up with his brother Orm, the former Atlantean ruler, in an unexpected partnership. They put aside their disagreements and work together to defend their kingdom and prevent the world from being destroyed forever. Directed by James Wan, the film stars Jason Mamoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson and Nicole Kidman.
The Iron Claw- A24
Zac Efron and Jeremy Allen White play the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who make history in the fiercely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Sean Durkin directed the film. Under the watchful eyes of their overbearing father and coach, the brothers experience both sorrow and victory as they strive for unattainable immortality on the largest stage in sports.
A Universal Pictures-distributed animated adventure comedy film made by Illumination. Based on a narrative that White and Renner conceptualized, the film is directed by Benjamin Renner, co-directed by Guylo Homsy, produced by Chris Meledandri, and written by Mike White. Kumail Nanjiani, Elizabeth Banks, Awkwafina, David Mitchell, Carol Kane, Caspar Jennings, Tresi Gazal, and Danny DeVito are among the actors who lend their voices to the characters. The narrative centers on a family of mallard ducks that attempt to persuade their overbearing father to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip and attempt to migrate from New England to Jamaica via New York City.
All of Us Strangers- Searchlight
A romantic-fantasy film helmed by Andrew Haigh, largely based on Taichi Yamada's 1987 book Strangers. Starring in the movie are Jamie Bell, Claire Foy, Paul Mescal, and Andrew Scott. This is the novel's second cinematic adaptation, following Nobuhiko Obayashi's 1988 Japanese film The Discarnates.
Freud’s Last Session- Sony Pictures Classics
The film is written by Armand Nicholi and is based on Mark St. Germain's theatrical play of the same name, which is based on the novel The Question of God. St. Germain and Matt Brown wrote the screenplay, and Matt Brown directed the picture, which starred Anthony Hopkins and Matthew Goode. On October 27, 2023, it made its premiere at the 2023 AFI Fest.
The Boys In The Boat- MGM
A biographical sports drama film co-produced and directed by George Clooney, based on the 2013 book of the same name by Daniel James Brown, and with a screenplay by Mark L. Smith. Joel Edgerton and Callum Turner are the film's stars. It tells the story of the University of Washington crew that competed for the United States in the Men's Eight at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. It features the coaches, George Pocock, the boatbuilder, and the working-class student athletes, particularly rower Joe Rantz, who was essentially left on his own at a young age after being abandoned by his family.
The Color Purple- Warner Bros
A musical drama film about coming of age set in the 1980s, directed by Blitz Bazawule from a script by Marcus Gardley, based on the same-titled stage musical, which itself is based on Alice Walker's 1982 novel. It is the novel's second cinematic adaptation, after Steven Spielberg's 1985 picture. Along with Oprah Winfrey and Scott Sanders, the producers of the stage musical, Steven Spielberg and Quincy Jones are back to produce this rendition. Along with Taraji P. Henson, Danielle Brooks, Colman Domingo, Corey Hawkins, H.E.R., Halle Bailey, and Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, the film stars Fantasia Barrino in her feature debut as Celie. Barrino and Brooks play the same parts they did in the theatrical musical presentations.
A biographical sports drama film written and directed by Troy Kennedy Martin and starring Michael Mann. The film explores the personal and professional hardships of Enzo Ferrari, the Italian creator of Ferrari S.p.A., during the summer of 1957 reeling from the death of his son Dino, the breakdown of his marriage to wife Laura, and the approaching bankruptcy of his firm. It is based on the 1991 biography Enzo Ferrari: The Man, the Cars, the Races, the Machine by motorsport journalist Brock Yates. Along with Penélope Cruz, Shailene Woodley, Sarah Gadon, Gabriel Leone, Jack O'Connell, and Patrick Dempsey, Adam Driver plays the film's lead role of Enzo Ferrari.
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