January movie releases that have me interested…

Hidden Figures – PG click for larger (if applicable)

Release Date: Friday, January 6

Length: 2h 7m

Genre: drama – true story

Director: Ted Melfi

Stars:Taraji P. HensonKirsten DunstOctavia SpencerJanelle MonaeKevin CostnerJim Parsons

Description: Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.

Movie Preview Link: Hidden Figures preview

Patriots Day click for larger (if applicable)

Release Date: Friday, January 13th

Length: 2h 10m

Genre: Drama- Thriller

Director: Peter Berg

Stars: Mark WahlbergJ.K. SimmonsJohn GoodmanMichelle MonaghanKevin BaconAlex Wolff

Description: In the aftermath of an unspeakable attack, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. Weaving together the stories of Special Agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin Bacon), Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K. Simmons) and nurse Carol Saunders (Michelle Monaghan) this visceral and unflinching chronicle captures the suspense of one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history and celebrates the strength of the people of Boston.

Movie Preview Link: Patriots Day preview

xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cageclick for larger (if applicable)

Release Date: Friday, January 20th

Length: n/a

Genre: Action-Adventure

Director: D.J. Caruso

Stars: Vin DieselSamuel L. JacksonTony JaaJet LiNina DobrevDeepika Padukone

Description: Focuses on extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

Movie Preview Link: xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage

Bastards – R click for larger (if applicable)

Release Date: Friday, January 27th

Length: n/a

Genre: Comedy

Director: Lawrence Sher

Stars: Owen WilsonJ.K. SimmonsEd HelmsVing RhamesKatt WilliamsTerry Bradshaw

Description: Ed Helms and Owen Wilson play Peter and Kyle Reynolds, two brothers whose eccentric mother (Glenn Close) raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out to find their real father, learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know.

Movie Preview Link: Bastards preview

Gold – Rclick for larger (if applicable)

Release Date: Friday, January 27th

Length: 2h 1m

Genre: Adventure-Drama

Director: Stephen Gaghan

Stars: Matthew McConaugheyEdgar RamirezBryce Dallas HowardCorey StollToby KebbellBruce Greenwood

Description: Gold stars Matthew McConaughey as Kenny Wells, a failing businessman and modern-day prospector desperate for a lucky break. As a last ditch effort, Wells teams up with an equally luckless geologist, played by Edgar Ramirez, to execute a grandiose plan: find gold deep in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Movie Preview Link: Gold preview

A Dog’s Purpose – PG click for larger (if applicable)

Release Date: Friday, January 27th

Length: n/a

Genre: Drama-Adaptation

Director: Lasse Hallstrom

Stars: Britt RobertsonDennis QuaidPeggy LiptonJuliet RylanceLuke KirbyK.J. Apa

Description: A dog goes on quest to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners.

Movie Preview Link: A Dog’s Purpose preview

***Movie Posters and information were found on Movie Insider for more information and other January releases visit the movie insider link above.


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