SEATTLE - Jackie, opens December 2
On Friday a revealing biopic on Jackie Kennedy opens nationwide. Jackie depicts the world of the former first lady as she goes through the assassination of her husband and the planning of his funeral. Expect Natalie Portman to receive a best actress nomination for her performance.
Miss Sloane, opens December 9
If you're not too burned out on politics the Washington DC-based thriller, Miss Sloane hits theaters on December 9. Jessica Chastain plays savvy-lobbyist Elizabeth Sloane, who forgoes her high-profile job to push a bill restricting firearm sales through congress.
Office Christmas Party, opens December 9
If you like your holiday movies on the crude side, Office Christmas Party might make your naughty list of films to see. Jennifer Aniston plays a boss who demands the annual holiday celebration be shut down. Of course, her employees decided to take the party to new heights of mayhem.
Collateral Beauty, opens December 16
An all-star cast comes together for the film, Collateral Beauty. Will Smith plays a grieving father whose letters he writes to death, love and time, are replied to with a personal visit from all three of them.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, opens December 16
Not quite the hysteria that Star Wars: The Force Awakens was last year, but the latest movie from the franchise, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, is still the most anticipated movie of the fall. It takes place before the events in the first Star Wars film. So expect to see all new characters, plus one very familiar bad-guy we've all grown to love.
Sing, December 21
If you're looking for a kid-friendly film to take the little ones to over their holiday break, the new animated tale Sing might hit the right note. Opening December, 21, this American Idol meets the Wild Kingdom animated adventure is the same group that made the Minions such a hit.
Assassin's Creed, opens December 21
Based on the wildly popular video game of the same name, Assassin's Creed is making the jump from the small to the big screen. The movie version star's Michael Fassbender as a man who's ancestral past is much desired by evil doers from the present.
Why Him?, opens December 23
James Franco and Bryan Cranston team up for a father, son-in-law smack down comedy, Why Him? This is one of those films that will be either funny or a flop. You might want to play it safe and wait for the Blu-ray to come out on this one.
Hidden Figures, opens December 25
One of the films opening in limited release Christmas day is Hidden Figures. The movie follows a team of African-American women who were instrumental in launching NASA's first successful space missions.
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