Upcoming Movies: December 2018

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Upcoming Movies: December 2018

Margaret Hoff, Web Editor

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It’s finally December and that means it’s almost Christmas. And this year, Santa isn’t the only one bearing gifts. There are countless movies being released this month, many of them are very big releases. So, let’s unwrap the top 5 movies.


Mary Poppins Returns (PG-13)- December 19

Set during Depression-era London in the 1930s, Mary Poppins Returns sees Michael and Jane Banks grown up. Shortly after Michael suffers a personal loss, Mary Poppins re-enters the lives of the Banks family and along with the help of Jack, Mary uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing from their lives.

Directed By: Rob Marshall

Screenwriter: David Magee

Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Meryl Streep, Ben Whishaw

Genre: Adventure/ Family/ Fantasy


Aquaman (PG-13)- December 21

Aquaman is the king of Atlantis, born half-human as Arthur Curry and half-Atlantean. Not a whole lot has been released about this film, but it is supposed to focus on the surface world constantly ravaging the sea; however, the undersea Atlanteans, are not afraid to lash out and start a war.

Directed By: James Wan

Screenwriter: Will Beall, Kurt Johnstad, David Leslie Johnson

Starring: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson

Genre: Action/ Adventure/ Sci-Fi/ Superhero


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (PG-13)- December 14

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduces a Brooklyn teen, Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask. However, where there’s fun there’s trouble, and these “spider men” find that out fast.

Directed By: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey

Screenwriter: Chris Miller, Phil Lord

Starring: Shameik Moore, Liev Schreiber, Mahershala Ali,   Brian Tyree Henry

Genre: Adventure/ Animation


Welcome to Marwen (PG-13) – December 21

When a devastating attack shatters Mark Hogancamp’s life and wipes away all of his memories, no one ever expected his recovery. Putting together pieces from his old and new life, Mark meticulously creates a wondrous town where he can heal and be heroic. As he builds an astonishing art installation, a testament to the most powerful women he knows, through his fantasy world, he draws strength to triumph in the real one.

Directed By: Robert Zemeckis

Screenwriter: Caroline Thompson, Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Steve Carell, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monae, Diane Kruger

Genre: Drama/ True Story


Mortal Engines (PG-13)- December 14

Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw. She emerges as the only one who can stop London, which is now a giant predator city on wheels, from devouring everything in its path. Feral and fiercely driven by the memory of her mother, Hester joins forces with Tom Natsworthy, an outcast from London, along with Anna Fang, a dangerous outlaw with a bounty on her head.

Directed By: Christian Rivers

Screenwriter: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens

Starring: Stephen Lang, Chrysler Peavy, Robert Sheehan, Hera Hilmar, Ronan Raftery

Genre: Drama/ Fantasy


All of those movies seem pretty great, but if they aren’t your cup of cocoa then there are plenty more to explore.


December 7

Mary Queen of Scots

December 14

The Mule

December 21


Second Act

December 25


Holmes and Watson


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