Movies Released December 25, 2020

Friday, December 25

151 mins

Wonder Woman 1984

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.
Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot, Rebecca Roven Oakley, Stephen Jones, Walter Hamada, Zack Snyder, Robin Wright
Action Adventure Sequel Superhero Period
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

News of the World

Five years after the end of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Hanks), a veteran of three wars, now moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news of presidents and queens, glorious feuds, devastating catastrophes, and gripping adventures from the far reaches of the globe.
Tom Hanks, Paul Greengrass, Gary Goetzman, Helena Zengel, Tom Astor, Luke Davies, Michael Covino, Steve Boyles
Drama Adventure Adaptation Period
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Promising Young Woman

Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman ... until a tragic event abruptly derailed her future. Now she’s a medical school drop-out, living at home with her worried parents and working at a coffee shop with a concerned boss (Laverne Cox). It seems like she is at a standstill, except for the double life Cassie leads at night...
Margot Robbie, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Ben Browning, Adam Brody, Tom Ackerley, Jennifer Coolidge, Laverne Cox, Clancy Brown
Thriller
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
125 mins

Pinocchio

Shot in stunning Italian locations, Matteo Garrone’s rich world of mystery and wonder stars Academy Award® winning actor Roberto Benigni as Geppetto, the old woodcarver whose puppet creation, Pinocchio, magically comes to life with dreams of becoming a real boy. Easily led astray, Pinocchio (nine-year-old Federico Ielapi) tumbles from one misadventure to another as he is tricked, kidnapped and chased by bandits through a wonderful world full of imaginative creatures – from the belly of a giant fish, to the Land Of Toys and the Field Of Miracles.
Marine Vacth, Roberto Benigni, Federico Ielapi, Matteo Garrone, Massimo Ceccherini, Gigi Proietti, Rocco Papaleo, Alida Baldari Calabria
Drama Adventure Fantasy
Nationwide
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
151 mins

Wonder Woman 1984

Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman’s next big screen adventure finds her facing two all-new foes: Max Lord and The Cheetah.
Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins, Gal Gadot, Rebecca Roven Oakley, Stephen Jones, Walter Hamada, Zack Snyder, Robin Wright
Action Adventure Sequel Superhero Period
110 mins

One Night In Miami...

On February 25th, 1964, Cassius Clay becomes the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Against all odds, he’s defeated Sonny Liston and shocked the world of boxing. Because of Jim Crow-era segregation laws, spends the night at the Hampton House Motel in Miami's Overtown neighborhood celebrating with three of his friends: activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke, and football star Jim Brown.
Beau Bridges, Leslie Odom Jr., Regina King, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Aldis Hodge, Lance Reddick, Kemp Powers, Eli Goree
Drama Based on Play

Soul

Soul introduces Joe Gardner, a middle-school band teacher whose true passion is playing jazz. “I think Joe is having that crisis that all artists have,” says Powers. “He’s increasingly feeling like his lifelong dream of being a jazz musician is not going to pan out and he’s asking himself ‘Why am I here? What am I meant to be doing?’ Joe personifies those questions.”

In the film, just when Joe thinks his dream might be in reach, a single unexpected step sends him to a fantastical place where he’s is forced to think again about what it truly means to have soul. That’s where he meets and ultimately teams up with 22, a soul who doesn’t think life on Earth is all it’s cracked up to be. Jamie Foxx lends his voice to Joe, while Tina Fey voices 22. “The comedy comes naturally,” says Murray. “But the subtle emotion that reveals the truth to the characters is really something special.”
Daveed Diggs, Pete Docter, Alice Braga, Richard Ayoade, Mike Jones, Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Phylicia Rashad
Adventure Family Animation

The Truffle Hunters

Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years young, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle—which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation. They're guided by a secret culture and training passed down through generations, as well as by the noses of their cherished and expertly-trained dogs. They live a simpler, slower way of life, in harmony with their loyal animals and their picture-perfect land, seemingly straight out of a fairy tale. They're untethered to cell phone screens or the Internet, opting instead to make their food and drink by hand and prioritizing in-person connections and community.

The demand for white truffles increases year after year, even as the supply decreases. As a result of climate change, deforestation, and the lack of young people taking up the mantle, the truffle hunters' secrets are more coveted than ever. However, as it soon becomes clear, these ageing men may just hold something much more valuable than even this prized delicacy: the secret to a rich and meaningful life.
Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw
Documentary
Oscar Run
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Sylvie's Love

In Sylvie’s Love, the jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the hot New York summer of 1957. Robert (Nnamdi Asomugha), a saxophonist, spends late nights playing behind a less-talented but well-known bandleader, as member of a jazz quartet. Sylvie (Tessa Thompson), who dreams of a career in television, spends her summer days helping around her father’s record store, as she waits for her fiancé to return from war. When Robert takes a part-time job at the record store, the two begin a friendship that sparks a deep passion in each of them unlike anything they have felt before. As the summer winds down, life takes them in different directions, bringing their relationship to an end. Years pass, Sylvie’s career as a TV producer blossoms, while Robert has to come to terms with what the age of Motown is doing to the popularity of Jazz. In a chance meeting, Sylvie and Robert cross paths again, only to find that while their lives have changed, their feelings for each other remain the same.
Tessa Thompson, Aja Naomi King, Jemima Kirke, Lance Reddick, Eugene Ashe, Gabrielle Glore, Jonathan T. Baker, Matthew Thurm
Drama Romance
PrimeVideo
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Friday, December 25