Anyone who makes a tradition of going to the movies during the holidays will be pleased with the variety of entertainment options this year.
Here is list of films to watch this holiday season.
If you prefer your holiday films to have a darker tone, “Krampus” may be what you’re looking for.
After dealing with family drama, a young boy named Max (Emjay Anthony) loses the Christmas spirit and tears up his letter to Santa. This disrespect brings the wrath of the evil holiday spirit, Krampus. Max and his family have to fight back against Krampus to save themselves from death and torment.
“In the Heart of the Sea”
“In The Heart of the Sea” is based on real events that also inspired the “Moby Dick” myth.
The film chronicles the story of an 1820 New England whaling crew whose ship is sunk by a giant whale. The crew led by captain Owen Chase (Chris Hemsworth) is pushed to their physical and emotional limits as they try to survive the attack.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
The latest “Star Wars” sequel will because the latest blockbuster to enter theaters this week.
“The Force Awakens” will be a hit for fans of all ages. “Return of the Jedi” alumni like Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) return to the silver screen as a new generation battles dark warrior Kylo Ren (Adam Driver).
Amy Poehler and Tina Fey bring their signature chemistry to this sibling comedy.
“Sisters” follows the story of Kate (Fey) and Maura (Poehler) Ellis, two sisters with drastically different personalities who throw one more raucous house party in their childhood home.
“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”
The fourth film in the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” series will be a new favorite for those who enjoy the furry franchise.
Alvin, Simon and Theodore get the impression that Dave (Jason Lee) will soon propose to his new girlfriend and leave them behind. The three brothers will stop at nothing to get to Miami and thwart the proposal.
The NFL concussion scandal makes its way to the silver screen.
“Concussion” recounts the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith), a forensic pathologist who faced intense scrutiny from the league about his research connecting American football to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
It’s dad versus stepdad in the latest film starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell.
“Daddy’s Home” pits stepfather Brad (Ferrell) against biological father Dusty (Wahlberg) as they compete for the affection of Dusty’s two children. Viewers will have to see if the on-screen chemistry forged in “The Other Guys” translates to this comedy.
Audiences will be inspired by this American success story starring Jennifer Lawrence.
“Joy” chronicles the life of Joy Mangano, inventor of the Miracle Mop, and the challenges — both personal and professional — she faced along her path to success. Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper are part of the strong supporting cast.
A ’90s crime thriller gets a remake for 2015.
Inspired by the 1991 film, “Point Break” focuses on FBI agent Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey) as he goes undercover to bust a team of extreme athletes suspected of committing multi-million dollar heists.