It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (For Movies)

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Hollywood rolls some of its best films out during the holiday season. Whether it be a musical, a sci-fi adventure or an indie comedy, these movies are sure to generate box office sales. If you’re looking for a break from holiday craziness, the movie theater might be the perfect place. Here are four upcoming films to see before the holiday season is over.

The “Treat yo self” flick: “The Disaster Artist” (Dec. 8)

Based on the nonfiction book by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell, this biographical comedy-drama debuted in March at South by Southwest hits the theaters in early December. “The Disaster Artist” tells the true story of the making of the 2003 film, “The Room,” a notoriously bad movie that has now become a cult classic. Starring brothers James Franco and Dave Franco, you’re sure to laugh and cringe at this unique behind-the-scenes look at one of the worst films created. If you’re a movie buff, this is sure to bring out your inner critic.  

The Family Adventure: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Dec. 15)

Our favorite sci-fi heroes are back and ready to defend the galaxy from evil. With Mark Hamill returning to the franchise as Luke Skywalker and the late Carrie Fisher appearing in her final film as Leia Organa, the timeless fantasy is sure to get audiences roaring with applause.

The Date Night Flick: “The Greatest Showman” (Dec. 20)

What’s more jolly than seeing a musical during the holidays? Based on the life of P.T. Barnum, “The Greatest Showman” not only stars everyone’s favorite heartthrob, Zac Efron, it is an original musical. Could it be the next “La La Land?” Take your sweetheart out for a night of spectacle and wonderment.

The Girl’s Night Musical: “Pitch Perfect 3” (Dec. 22)

Sing along with your girlfriends as The Barden Bellas take their final bow in the third and final film in the Pitch Perfect trilogy.

Keep following Hope’s blog about upcoming films coming to a theater near you.

 

Sarah Foster is a junior public relations major at Ball State University. Foster is an Account Coordinator for Cardinal Communications who enjoys theater and Disney. Find more of her writing at sarahefosterblog.wordpress.com.

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