The Reel World

Krampus


You don't want to be on his list.
Horror | Comedy
Starring: Adam Scott, Toni Collette , Allison Tolman
In theatres: December 4
When a distraught boy's bonkers family causes him to lose faith in Santa, the disaffected youth inadvertently invokes a mythic yuletide monster that terrorizes his folks into a fearful frenzy.

Life


From rebel to icon.
Drama | Biography
Starring: Robert Pattinson , Dane DeHaan, Ben Kingsley
In theatres: December 4
A magazine photographer tasked with snapping shots of ascending actor James Dean ends up befriending the ill-fated star as they venture together from coast to coast in the 1950s.

Macbeth


All hail.
Drama | War
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, David Thewlis
In theatres: December 4
After a man learns from three prognosticating witches that he'll one day become king, his wife convinces him to kill the current regal ruler, sending the dethroner on a downward spiral of increasingly unwise decisions.

Youth


Drama
Starring: Michael Caine, Rachel Weisz , Harvey Keitel
In theatres: December 4
Two talented men struggling with aging and their pending retirements take a vacation in the Alps, where they discover it's never too late to change their ways.

In the Heart of the Sea


Action | Drama
Starring: Chris Hemsworth , Cillian Murphy, Tom Holland
In theatres: December 11
In this film based on the true events that inspired Moby-Dick, an immense sperm whale ambushes a New England ship whose crew struggles to survive while stranded at sea.

Bleeding Heart


Tied by blood. Bound by lies.
Drama
Starring: Jessica Biel , Zosia Mamet, Edi Gathegi
In theatres: December 11
A yoga instructor meets the long-lost sister she never knew existed and helps her break free from the abusive relationship and destructive habits ruining her life.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens


Fantasy | Sci-Fi
Starring: Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher
In theatres: December 18
Thirty years after Darth Vader's demise, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia
and Han Solo bring the saga back to the big screen, sure to shatter every box-office record on the books.

Sisters


They don't get any closer than this.
Comedy
Starring: Tina Fey , Amy Poehler, James Brolin
In theatres: December 18
After adult sisters discover their parents are selling their childhood home, they resolve to host the epic rager they could never pull off during adolescence.

Point Break


Find your breaking point.
Crime | Thriller
Starring: Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, E?dgar Rami?rez
In theatres: December 25
In this jet-setting remake of the '90s Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze classic, an enterprising FBI agent infiltrates a squad of thieving adrenaline-junkies responsible for an intricate series of stick-ups that turn out to be part of a much grander plan.

The Hateful Eight


No one comes up here without a damn good reason.
Western | Action
Starring: Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh
In theatres: December 25
Set in post-Civil War Wyoming, a ruthless bounty hunter and his prisoner cross paths with a supposed lawman and another professional pursuer, who together run into four more colorful characters while attempting to escape an impending blizzard.

Joy


Comedy | Drama
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro , Bradley Cooper
In theatres: December 25
A young woman overcomes an onslaught of internal and external challenges as she establishes an influential business operation and serves as head of household for her high-drama family.

Daddy's Home


Choose your daddy.
Comedy
Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg,
Linda Cardellini
In theatres: December 25
A sedate stepfather and his brazen, biological counterpart engage in an escalating match of amusing and abusing one-upmanship as they contend for the affection of the two small children they love.

The Revenant


Blood lost. Life found.
Action | Adventure
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson
In theatres: December 25
After narrowly surviving a horrific bear attack - and later being left for dead - a single-minded frontiersman in 19th-century America must navigate through harsh, uncharted wilderness to exact revenge on the man who betrayed him and return home to the family he loves.

Concussion


Even legends need a hero.
Drama | Sport
Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin , Gugu Mbatha-Raw
In theatres: December 25
Based on the true story that continues to send shockwaves through the National Football League, a Nigerian doctor practicing in the United States makes a landmark discovery when he proves the long-term damage caused by repeated incidents of head trauma.

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