Happy 2017! Here’s What’s Coming to Theaters This Month
Posted on January 1, 2017 at 7:00 am
Happy new year! Happy January! Here’s what’s coming to theaters this month, with a little bit about what else we’ll be seeing in 2017.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 6
Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver star in Martin Scorsese’s epic about faith and culture in 17th century Japan.
A Monster Calls
Liam Neeson won the DC film critics first-ever award for a voice performance for the title role in this story of a boy coming to terms with his mother’s terminal illness.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13
Live By Night
Ben Affleck wrote and directed this film about 1930’s gangsters, co-starring Elle Fanning.
Mark Wahlberg stars in the story of the Boston Marathon terrorist attack and the hunt for the bombers.
20th Century Women
Set in the late 1970’s, this story of women trying to find their place stars Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, and Elle Fanning and is loosely based on the memories of writer/director Mike Mills (“Beginners”).
They are trucks and they are also monsters. What else do you need to know?
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
Ray Kroc was a milkshake machine salesman who wanted to know why the McDonald brothers’ hamburger stand was buying so many of his products. He ended up joining the company and making McDonald’s into the most successful fast food operation in the world. Michael Keaton stars as Kroc, with Laura Dern as his wife.
XXX: The Return of Xander Cage
Well, Vin Diesel has to have something to do between “Fast and Furious” movies, right?
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27
Matthew McConaughey stars in the story of a literal gold-digger, inspired by the rise and fall of John Felderhof.
A Dog’s Purpose
Just try to watch the trailer without tearing up. Just try.
And coming for the rest of 2017:
Justice League, Power Rangers, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Star Wars VIII, Kong: Skull Island, John Wick 2, Despicable Me 3, Cars 3, The Dark Tower, World War Z 2, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Fate of the Furious, Table 19, Coco, and, best of all, the movies that we don’t expect to fall in love with that change our lives.