The big summer blockbusters have come and gone and we’re still a few months away from the Oscars but this winter is set to have some potentially great films come out. Time to break down our top 11 Movies to See this Winter.
November 2, 2012
A nice cast with Russell Crow, Lucy Liu and Wu-Tang’s RZA, this on screen story tells a tale of warrior assassins who unite to destroy a clans traitor who tries to destroy them all. How can you go wrong?
November 9, 2012
And if you’re reading this, you’ve already probably seen this! The 23rd installment of the 007 series. Daniel Craig returns to play as James Bond. With a new twist, you’ll enjoy this action flick as it returns to it’s roots.
November 9, 2012
A rousing political drama and powerful historical tale of one of this country’s most important figures played by Daniel Day-Lewis’s. He is the perfect choice to bring a titan like Abraham Lincoln to life. Couple that with Spielberg’s directing and a wonderful supporting cast and you can already hear the Academy fighting to take a bite of the Oscar bait.
November 21, 2012
In this remake, Red Dawn is a reminder of the post 9/11 world we live in. Spokane, Washington becomes the initial target of a foreign invasion. Under enemy occupation, the town’s citizens are taken prisoner. A group of young people, calling themselves ‘The Wolverines’ (after their high school mascot), band together in the surrounding woods. There, they train and organize themselves into a group of guerrilla fighters in order to liberate their town.
November 21, 2012
Life of Pi is a fantasy adventure novel by Yann Martel published in 2001. The protagonist, Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, an Indian boy explores issues of spirituality and practicality from an early age. Much like Avatar, this movie is Very visually stimulating. The book too was an Obama favorite.
November 23, 2012
Hitchcock is surprisingly a love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock and his wife and partner Alma Reville. The film takes place during the making of Hitchcock’s seminal movie Psycho.
November 30, 2012
Starring Brad Pitt as Jackie Cogan. Cogan is a professional enforcer who investigates a heist that went down during a mob-protected poker game. Also casted is James Gandolfini (Sopranos) and Sam Rockwell.
December 7, 2012
It is said Bill Murry does a great job playing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This movie takes place when President FDR and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate New York – the first-ever visit of a reigning English monarch to America.
December 14, 2012
8 Years ago the Lord of the Ring film trilogy finally came to an end. Director Peter Jackson takes us back to the beginning as the prequel with The Hobbit. An unexpected journey where fans of the series will not be disappointed.
I’m pretty certain Tom Cruise really enjoyed his time playing in Mission Impossible because that seems like the only movies he does now. This spy thriller solves a mystery case of who shot-em. If it’s anything like the last mission impossible, count us in.
December 25, 2012
Written by one of the best filmmakers ever, Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie is set Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Jamie Foxx as Django. a slave whose brutal history is trained by a bounty hunter to hunt down the plantation owner/villian, played by Leonardo Dicaprio, who has his wife.