2017 December Movies (By Title)

Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art

Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art

    • Documentary

    The first in-depth profile of illustrator Richard Amsel, detailing his remarkable body of work while chronicling an enigmatic life of personal heartbreak, celebrity friendships, creative genius, and a tragic end at the age of 37 from AIDS.

    Bright

      • Fantasy

      Smith will play a (human) police officer who joins up with an orc played by Edgerton to find a magic wand that could do some damage in the wrong hands. In the world of the film, humans live alongside fantastical beings (like orcs and fairies). Naturally, the police have a unit committed to solving supernatural crime.

      Cult of Chucky

      Cult of Chucky

        • Horror

        Confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, Nica Pierce (Fiona Dourif) is erroneously convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family. But when her psychiatrist introduces a new therapeutic “tool” to facilitate his patients’ group sessions — an all-too-familiar “Good Guy” doll with an innocently smiling face — a string of grisly deaths begins to plague the asylum, and Nica starts to wonder if maybe she isn’t crazy after all. Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent), Chucky’s now-grown-up nemesis from the original Child’s Play, races to Nica’s aid. But to save her he’ll have to get past Tiffany (Oscar®-nominee Jennifer Tilly), Chucky’s long-ago bride, who will do anything, no matter how deadly or depraved, to help her beloved devil doll.

        Death Wish

          • Crime

          A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act

          Downsizing

            • Comedy

            A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.

            Fahrenheit 451

              • NONE
              • Drama

              Simply put, 451 degrees Fahrenheit is the temperature at which paper burns. In this grim look at a fascist future, firemen have taken on a new duty of starting fires as well as putting them out (complete with flame throwers), specifically with the task of burning all books, as way of suppressing independent thought and action in the public. The film's story centers around a young fireman, Guy Montag, who finds himself questioning his job, even as he encounters a beautiful young woman, and learns about an underground of rebels who each memorize the entire contents of a book, so that they can preserve it even without the use of paper...

              Ferdinand

              Ferdinand

                • 106 min
                • Animation

                Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose the "biggest, fastest, roughest bull" for the bullfights in Madrid and Ferdinand is mistakenly chosen. Based on the classic 1936 children's book by Munro Leaf.

                Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

                Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

                  • Adventure

                  A "re-imagining" of the 1995 film, "Jumanji" set to star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Kevin Hart.

                  Oscar Wilde's the Canterville Ghost

                  Oscar Wilde's the Canterville Ghost

                    • Animation

                    The animated comedy follows the story of Sir Simon de Canterville who has been haunting his ancestral home in rural England, Canterville Chase, for over three hundred years. He has successfully scared off every previous tenant with ease and aplomb, up until the Otis family from America moves in.

                    Patient Zero

                      • Horror

                      After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.