Movies Released December 18, 2020

Friday, December 18

Fatale

After a wild one-night stand, Derrick (Michael Ealy), a successful sports agent, watches his perfect life slowly disappear when he discovers that the sexy and mysterious woman he risked everything for, is a determined police detective (Hilary Swank) who entangles him in her latest investigation. As he tries desperately to put the pieces together, he falls deeper into her trap, risking his family, his career, and even his life. F ATALE is a suspenseful and provocative psychological thriller and an unpredictable game of cat and mouse where one mistake can change your life.
Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Deon Taylor, David Loughery, Danny Pino, Tyrin Turner, Damaris Lewis
Thriller
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
0 mins

Monster Hunter

Behind our world, there is another: a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her elite unit are transported through a portal from our world to a new world, they are in for the shock of their lives. In her desperate attempt to get home, the brave lieutenant encounters a mysterious hunter (Tony Jaa), whose unique skills have allowed him to survive in this hostile land. Faced with relentless and terrifying attacks from the monsters, the warriors team up to fight back and find a way home.
Paul W.S. Anderson, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, Jeremy Bolt, Martin Moszkowicz, Milla Jovovich, Diego González Boneta, Dennis Berardi
Action Fantasy Thriller Adaptation Family Based on Game
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
97 mins

The Father

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her? THE FATHER warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.
Rufus Sewell, Imogen Poots, Anthony Hopkins, Mark Gatiss, Olivia Williams, Christopher Hampton, Olivia Colman, Florian Zeller
Drama Based on Play
Oscar Run
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Sister of the Groom

Alicia Silverstone (Clueless) and Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do) star in a destination wedding weekend gone off the rails. Audrey (Silverstone) struggles with turning 40 while meeting her new seemingly perfect sister-in-law. With every intention of breaking up the happy couple, Audrey and her loyal husband (Scott) throw the weekend into a tailspin of embarrassing series of mishaps that make this destination wedding truly unforgettable.
Jake Hoffman, Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Amy Miller Gross, Miller Gross, Andrew Carlberg, Tim Harms, Mathilde Ollivier
Drama Comedy Romance
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Greenland

A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena Baccarin), and young son Nathan make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary. Amid terrifying news accounts of cities around the world being leveled by the comet’s fragments, the Garrity’s experience the best and worst in humanity. As the countdown to global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.
Gerard Butler, Neill Blomkamp, Basil Iwanyk, Morena Baccarin, David Denman, Scott Glenn, Andrew Bachelor, Claire Bronson
Thriller Disaster
PremiumVOD
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
93 mins

Hunter Hunter

Hunter Hunter follows a family living in the remote wilderness earning a living as fur trappers. Joseph Mersault (Devon Sawa), his wife Anne (Camille Sullivan), and their daughter Renée (Summer H. Howell) struggle to make ends meet and think their traps are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf. Determined to catch the predator in the act, Joseph leaves his family behind to track the wolf. Anne and Renée grow increasingly anxious during Joseph’s prolonged absence and struggle to survive without him. When they hear a strange noise outside their cabin, Anne hopes it is Joseph but instead finds a man named Lou (Nick Stahl), who has been severely injured and left for dead. The longer Lou stays and Joseph is away, the more paranoid Anne becomes, and the idea of a mysterious predator in the woods slowly becomes a threat much closer to home.
Nick Stahl, Shawn Linden, Devon Sawa, Camille Sullivan, Summer Howell
Thriller Suspense Horror

Modern Persuasion

A modern telling of Jane Austen’s “Persuasion.” Wren Cosgrove is a happy, single, and self-confessed workaholic who, after rising to the top of the corporate ladder, finds herself coming home every night to her cat. When her firm is hired by Owen Jasper, “the man who got away,” long-lost feelings are stirred, giving Wren a second chance at true love.
Mark Moses, Bebe Neuwirth, Alex Appel, Jonathan Lisecki, Barbara Radecki, Alicia Witt, Daniella Pineda, Liza Lapira
Drama Comedy Romance Adaptation

Another Round

Four friends, all teachers at various stages of middle age, are stuck in a rut. Unable to share their passions either at school or at home, they embark on an audacious experiment from an obscure philosopher: to see if a constant level of alcohol in their blood will help them find greater freedom and happiness. At first they each find a new-found zest, but as the gang pushes their experiment further, issues that have been simmering for years come to a head and the men are faced with a choice: reckon with their behavior or continue on the same course.
Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Thomas Vinterberg, Lars Ranthe, Magnus Millang
Drama

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Colman Domingo, George C. Wolfe, Taylour Paige, Glynn Turman, Michael Potts, Dusan Brown
Drama Musical

Friday, December 18