Reel Deal: What to watch in theatres this December

The most festive month of the year is nearly here and there’s a whole bunch of big releases to add to the celebrations. Here’s our list of the top movies that we are eagerly waiting for this Christmas season.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The latest release from the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, is set to hit the theatres on 14 December. In this movie, Rey develops her newly discovered abilities and continues the epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for a battle with the First Order.

Releasing on 14 December

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Two decades after the first film, the havoc-wreaking board game has resurfaced again as a video game in a school’s basement. Four teenagers lay their hands on it and get sucked into a dangerous jungle setting. This is a game they must win at all costs!

 Releasing on 21 December

The Greatest Showman

Inspired by the life of American showman, P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of showbiz. Watch out for Hugh Jackman in his portrayal of the visionary who started from nothing and went on to become a worldwide phenomenon.  

Releasing on 21 December

Mary and The Witch’s Flower

Good news for anime fans! The new Japanese anime movie is almost here and it tells the engaging story of a young girl who chances upon a flower in the woods, which changes her life forever. Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Mary and The Witch’s Flower is loosely based on The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart.

Releasing on 21 December

Text: Suchetana Mukhopadhyay