Ah, Thanksgiving, a time for turkey (or, tofurkey, of course), togetherness and hardcore family time. Sitting around the dinner table with your loved ones is one way to connect, but there is nothing like a good movie to bring people together and here are our Staff Picks to see in on the big screen this holiday season.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
In Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye and the Dora Milaje fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross, and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda. Filmmaker Ryan Cooler returns directing an ensemble cast that includes Angela Basset, Letitia Wright, Windston Duke, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Martin Freeman and introducing Tenoch Huerta as Namor, king of Talokan.
For MCU fans, get tickets and be among the first to see BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER during the BLACK PANTHER Double Feature on November 10th. Fans will receive an exclusive double-sided coin commemorating both films.
Opening at select AMC Theatres November 11th, THE FABELMANS is a beautiful film, loosely based on Steven Spielberg’s childhood, starring Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Paul Dano and Gabriel LaBelle. Steven Spielberg co-wrote the script alongside Tony Kushner, with Spielberg, Kushner and Kristie Macosko Krieger are producing. We were able to screen the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, which it was honored with the People’s Choice Award. Read our reaction from TIFF, which we describe as Steven Spielberg's Warmest, Most Heartfelt Film
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
On November, 23rd, for one week only - Benoit Blanc returns to the big screen to peel back the layers to the 2019 sequel, KNIVES OUT. Be the first to see GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY in advance of its Netflix release in December. Here is your guide to Rian Johnson's whodunit. This fresh adventure finds the intrepid detective at a lavish private estate on a Greek island, but how and why he comes to be there is only the first of many puzzles. Returning to the franchise he began, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Rian Johnson writes and directs GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY and assembles another all-star cast that includes a returning Daniel Craig alongside Edward Norton, Janelle Monae, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline with Kate Hudson and Dave Bautista.
One of the most anticipated family-friendly movies on the horizon, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ STRANGE WORLD will open in AMC Theatres starting November 23rd, when it will take audiences on a wild and dangerous adventure on an alien planet. The movie will center on the Clades, a family who sets out to traverse uncharted lands no one has ever seen or imagined. Directed by Don Hall, who won an Oscar® for his work on BIG HERO 6, the animated adventure film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Gabrielle Union, Lucy Liu, Jaboukie Young-White, and Dennis Quaid.
DEVOTION, an aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the same name, tells the inspirational true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots who helped turn the tide in the most brutal battle in the Korean War: Jesse Brown, the first Black aviator in Navy history and his fellow fighter pilot and friend, Tom Hudner. Their heroic sacrifices and enduring friendship would ultimately make them the Navy's most celebrated wingmen. Learn more about the rise of Jonathan Majors, who portrays Jesse Brown and will be seen next in CREED III and ANT-MAN AND THE WASP: QUANTUMANIA soon.