Movies We’re Excited for this December
Each year, the holiday season brings a fresh batch of exciting, thought-provoking, and buzz-worthy movies to theaters. This December, there are several movies we are excited to snag tickets for. And, there are several movie options in each genre so all of your friends and family are bound to find something that interests them.
Mary Queen of Scots
This film is perfect for history buffs and drama lovers alike. Mary Queen of Scots follows Mary Stuart on her quest to claim her destiny: the throne of Elizabeth I of England. This movie is led by two powerhouse women, Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth and Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart, who battle for power in this richly costumed historical drama. This movie is rated R.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse
This animated film has the freshness, color, and humor to entertain all ages. The newest Spider-man is Miles Morales, a teenager from Brooklyn who, just when he is getting the swing of his spidey powers, finds out he is not the only one with legendary web-slinging abilities. Miles, with his new abilities and the help of several spider-men from other dimensions, fights the evil Kingpin to save the universe. Rated PG.
Aquaman is an intense adventure from DC studios. The movie follows the iconic hero of the sea, Aquaman, played by Jason Momoa. Aquaman is a reluctant hero that finds himself torn between his two worlds: that of the land, and that of the sea. In an effort to save both, he must claim his place as king of Atlantis, but to do that, he’ll have to go through his brother first. This movie is action-packed with punches of humor. It is going to be a roaring good time for the entire family. Rated PG-13.
Second Act is the perfect movie to bring lightness to your holiday season. Jennifer Lopez plays Maya, a 40-year old woman grappling with her long list of unfulfilled dreams. Maya decides it’s never too late to achieve her dreams, and, with a little doctoring of her resume, secures a high-powered job on Madison Avenue. Using her street smarts, Maya overcomes challenge after challenge and proves it’s never too late to chase after your goals. Will she stay true to who she is? Or will her new job change more than her wardrobe? This movie is rated PG 13.
On the Basis of Sex
On the Basis of Sex is the highly anticipated biopic about the early life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In this film, Ginsburg is a young lawyer who brings a case of gender discrimination in front of the United States Supreme Court. Ginsburg is played by Felicity Jones. This movie arrives in theaters on Christmas day, and is sure to be thought-provoking and suspenseful. It is a rare look at the personality, and the history, of one of the most famous judges on the Supreme Court today. Rated PG 13.