Hollywood Hitz

Hollywood Hitz

New in Theaters: “Violent Night” and “Emancipation”

New in Theaters: “Violent Night” and “Emancipation”

1.  “Violent Night“  (R)  Trailer David Harbour from “Stranger Things” is Santa in an action comedy that’s sort of like “Die Hard” with a magical twist.  A group of mercenaries breaks into a family’s private estate on Christmas Eve to rip off $300 million from their vault and it’s up to Santa to save the hostages. John Leguizamo, Edi Patterson from HBO’s “The Righteous Gemstones”, and Beverly…MORE

New in Theaters: Disney’s “Strange World” and “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”

New in Theaters: Disney’s “Strange World” and “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”

1.  “Strange World“ (PG-13)  Trailer This animated movie features Disney’s first gay teen character. It’s about a family on an expedition to figure out what’s threatening their world’s main power source.  Jake Gyllenhaal is in charge of the expedition, Gabrielle Union plays his wife, and comedian Jaboukie Young-White is their 16-year-old son. Dennis Quaid is also in it as his long lost father, and Lucy Liu is the…MORE

New in Theaters: “She Said”, “The Menu”, and “Bones and All”

New in Theaters: “She Said”, “The Menu”, and “Bones and All”

1.  “She Said“  (R)  Trailer Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan play the two investigative reporters from “The New York Times” who broke the story that exposed Harvey Weinstein’s abuse and sexual misconduct against women.  The rest of the cast includes Andre Braugher and Patricia Clarkson.  Plus Ashley Judd also makes an appearance as herself. 2.  “The Menu“  (R)  Trailer A horror comedy starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult as a young couple who travel to a…MORE

New in Theaters: “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “The Fabelmans”

New in Theaters: “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” and “The Fabelmans”

1.  “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever“  (PG-13)  Trailer Marvel decided against recasting the role of Black Panther after Chadwick Boseman passed away in 2020, so the nation of Wakanda is also mourning the loss of their King T’Challa. When an underwater civilization led by the anti-hero Namor threatens the surface world and tries to take advantage of their loss,…MORE

New in Theaters: “Armageddon Time”, “Dear Zoe”, and “The Estate”

New in Theaters: “Armageddon Time”, “Dear Zoe”, and “The Estate”

1.  “Armageddon Time“  (R)  Trailer A coming-of-age story that tackles racism from the perspective of a young Jewish boy in the early ’80s.  He gets caught smoking weed with his African American best friend, then his parents send him to a white private school to split them up. Anne Hathaway and Jeremy Strong are the kid’s parents, and Anthony Hopkins is his…MORE

New in Theaters: “Tar”, “Prey for the Devil”, and “Call Jane”

New in Theaters: “Tar”, “Prey for the Devil”, and “Call Jane”

1.  “Tar“  (R)  Trailer A psychological drama starring Cate Blanchett as the first female conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, whose life starts to unravel amidst sexual misconduct accusations from members of her orchestra. 2.  “Prey for the Devil“  (PG-13)  Trailer A horror movie starring Jaqueline Byers from “Salvation” as a young nun who learns how to perform an exorcism.  When she meets a possessed little girl,…MORE

New in Theaters: “Black Adam” and “Ticket to Paradise”

New in Theaters: “Black Adam” and “Ticket to Paradise”

1.  “Black Adam“  (PG-13)  Trailer The Rock plays the DC Comics antihero Black Adam.  He was imprisoned shortly after getting powers from the Egyptian gods.  The movie takes place 5,000 years later in present-day after he’s been freed from his tomb.  His form of justice is challenged by a group of heroes called the Justice Society, which includes…MORE

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