MARY POPPINS RETURNS Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss. Emily Blunt stars as the practically-perfect nanny with unique magical skills who can turn any ordinary task into an unforgettable, fantastic adventure and Lin-Manuel Miranda plays her friend Jack, an optimistic street lamplighter who helps bring light —and life — to the streets of London.
Director: Rob Marshall Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Julie Walters, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Dick Van Dyke, Emily Mortimer, Lin-Manuel Miranda
THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN Biography, Comedy, Crime
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.
Director: David Lowery Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tom Waits
SECOND ACT Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the vein of Working Girl and Maid In Manhattan, Jennifer Lopez stars as Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act.
Director: Peter Segal Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, Milo Ventimiglia, Annaleigh Ashford
DUMPLIN’ Comedy, Drama, Musical
The plus-size, teenage daughter of a former beauty queen signs up for her mum’s pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow in her footsteps, revolutionising the pageant and their small Texas town.
Director: Anne Fletcher Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Odeya Rush, Luke Benward, Dove Cameron
MORTAL ENGINES Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels 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.
Director: Christian Rivers Cast: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae, Stephen Lang
BUMBLEBEE Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld), on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When Charlie revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.
Director: Travis Knight Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Dylan O’Brien, Peter Cullen
SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER VERSE
Animation, Action, Adventure
Teen Miles Morales becomes Spider-Man of his reality, crossing his path with five counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.
Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman
Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld
ELLIOTT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER Animation, Family
When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniature horse has 3 days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa’s team at the North Pole try-outs.
Director: Jennifer Westcott Cast: Morena Baccarin, Josh Hutcherson, Jeff Dunham, Martin Short, John Cleese