January 6 Movie Releases
Director: Martin Guigui
A Thriller starring Dennis Quaid, Tony Oller, Aimee Teegarden
After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
The Devil Inside (R)
Director: William Brent Bell
A Thrilling Horror starring Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth
In Italy, a woman becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms during her mission to discover what happened to her mother, who allegedly murdered three people during her own exorcism.
Soda Pictures, Red Flag Releasing
Director: Tran Anh Hung
A Drama starring Kenichi Matsuyama, Rinko Liluchi
A story of loss and sexuality set in Tokyo in the late 1960s.
Director: Michael Cuesta
A Drama starring Ron Eldard, Bobby Cannavale, Jill Hennessy
After 20 years on the road with Blue Oyster Cult, Jimmy Testagros returns to his hometown to life with his ailing mother. Complications arise when he falls for an old friend, who is now married to his longtime nemesis.
January 13 Movie Releases
Walt Disney Pictures
Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
An Animated Family Musical Fantasy Romance starring Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead and discovers her captor to be an enchanted prince.
Director: Baltasar Kormkur
An Action Crime Drama thriller starring Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale
To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.
Anchor Bay Films
Director: Xavier Gens
A Horror Sci-fi Thriller starring Lauren German, Jennifer Blanc, Michael Biehn
Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Don’t Go in the Woods
Director: Vincent D’Onofrio
A Musical Horror starring Bo Boddie, Eric Bogosian
A young band heads to the woods in order to focus on writing new songs. Hoping to emerge with new music that will score them their big break, they instead find themselves in the middle of a nightmare beyond comprehension.
Joyful Noise (PG-13)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Director: Todd Graff
A Musical Comedy starring Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer
Two choir members have differing opinions on how to win the national choir competition.
Director: Edward Burns
A Drama starring Edward Burns, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Max Baker
Buzzy and Katie are a newly married couple living a seemingly conflict-free life until a relative comes to visit.
Director: Susanne Rostock
A Musical Documentary starring Harry Belafonte
An intimate and acclaimed portrait of Harry Belafonte.
Director: Lynne Ramsay
A Dramatic Thriller starring Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller
The mother of a teenage boy who went on a high-school killing spree tries to deal with her grief – and feelings of responsibility for her child’s actions.
January 20 Movie Releases
Director: Dori Berinstein
A Musical Documentary starring Carol Channing, Lily Tomlin, Phyllis Diller
The Weinstein Company
Director: Ralph Fiennes
A Thrilling Drama starring Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox
A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.
Wrekin Hill Entertainment
Director: Zhang Yimou
A Drama starring Christian Bale, Zhang Xinya, Cao Kefan
The film is a work of historical fiction set against the backdrop of the Rape of Nanking
Well Go USA
Director: Hun Jang
A Drama starring Ko Soo, Shin Ha-Kyun, Kim Ok-Bin
Toward the end of the Korean War, an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills, in an expanse of land called the Aero.K, fierce fighting continues. A race to capture this strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize.
Director: Kazuya Murata
An Animated Action Adventure Fantasy starring Shelley Calene-Black, Roy Mustang, Riza Hawkeye
A fugitive alchemist with mysterious abilities leads the Elric brothers to a distant valley of slums inhabited by the Milos, a proud people struggling against bureaucratic exploitation.
Director: Steven Soderberg
An Action Thriller starring Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender
A black ops super soldier seeks payback after she is betrayed and set up during a mission.
Miss Bala (R)
20th Century Fox
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
A Dramatic Action film starring Stephanie Sigman, Noe Hernandez, Irene Azuela
The story of a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.
Red Tails (PG-13)
20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm
Director: Anthiny Hemmingway
An Action Adventure War History Drama starring Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Ne-Yo
A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.
Director: Whitney Sudler-Smith
A Documentary starring Liza Minelli, Anjelica Houston, Billy Joel
No one represented the glamor, style, and excess of the ’70s quite like Halston.
An Action, Fantasy, Horror starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy, India Easley
When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind.
Director: Shimon Dotan
A Drama starring Ryan O’Nan, Gillian Jacobs, Leonardo Nam
Three Chinese students, Tzu (James Chen), Wa (Keong Sim) and Chen (Leonardo Nam) come to study in America in the summer of 1980.
January 27 Movie Releases
Director: Valeire Donzelli
A Romantic Drama starring Valerie Donzelli, Jeremie Elkaim
New couple, Romeo and Juliette), must face the ultimate test when they discover their newborn child is very ill.
Open Road Films
Director: Joe Carnahan
A Thrilling Dramatic Action film starring Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo
In Alaska, an oil drilling team struggle to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wild. Hunting the humans are a pack of wolves who see them as intruders.
Man on a Ledge (PG-13)
Director: Asger Leth
A Thrilling Crime film starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell
As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion.
One for the Money (PG-13)
Director: Julie Ann Robinson
An Action Comedy Crime Thriller starring Katherine Heigl, Jason O’Mara, Daniel Sunjata
Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin’s bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past. Read more here.
Directors: Richard Stanley, Buddy Giovinazzo, Tom Savini, Douglas Buck, Karim Hussain, David Gregory, Jeremy Kasten
A Horror starring Udo Kier, Virginia Newcomb, Amanda Marquardt
A woman sneaks inside an eerie auditorium and views a show unlike any other seen before.
The Wicker Tree (R)
Anchor Bay Films
Director: Robin Hardy
A Thrilling Horror starring Graham McTavish, Jacqueline Leonard, Henry Garrett
When two young missionaries head to Scotland, they are initially charmed by their engaging baron Sir Lachlan Morrison and agree to become the local Queen of the May and Laddie for the annual Tressock town festival. But the couple is not prepared for the frightening consequences of their decision and the very disturbing secrets they are about to discover about Tressock’s seemingly friendly townspeople.