Release date: December 25, 2012 (Wide) Genre: Drama, Western Director: Quentin Tarantino Studio: The Weinstein Co. Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino Producer(s): Reginald Hudlin, Pilar Savone, Stacey Sher Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson Official Site:unchainedmovie.com Rating:Unrated Available film art:Django Unchained movie posters
Synopsis: Starring Oscar winning actors: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Samel L. Jackson along with Oscar nominated actor Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained tells the story of a slave turned bounty hunter (Jamie Foxx), who is on a quest to find and rescue his long lost wife, Broomhilda. Along with his mentor German-born bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz (Waltz), they both arrive at the infamous Candyland plantation which is runned by proprietor Calvin Candy (DiCaprio). While exploring the compound under false pretenses, Django and Schultz arouse the suspicion of Candy’s trusted house slave, Stephen (Samuel L. Jackson).
Release date: January 11, 2013 (Wide release) Genre: Drama, Crime Director: Ruben Fleischer Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Producer(s): Kevin McCormick, Michael Tadross, Dan Lin Screenplay: Will Beall Cast: Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Robert Patrick, Michael Peña, Giovanni Ribisi, Anthony Mackie, Emma Stone, Sean Penn Official Site:gangstersquad.warnerbros.com Rated:R: for strong vilolence and language. Official Movie Art:Gangster Squad Movie Posters
Synopsis: In Gangster Squad Mickey Coen (Sean Penn) is a ruthless mob boss, who has taken over the city of Los Angeles in the 1940s. He has his hands in everything such as drugs, guns, prostitution and wire betting. Nothing or no one is safe becasue he has the police and politicians under his control. Only a small secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O’Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling) are brave enough to stand up to him, and together they attempt to destroy Cohen’s empire. Gangster Squad is inspired by Paul Lieberman’s seven part Los Angeles Times series, Tales From the Gangster Swuad.
Release date: October 26, 2012 in Toronto/Nov 2 in Vancouver/Nov 9 in Calgary, Edmonton and Ottowa/Nov 16 in Halifax, Victoria and Winnepeg/October 19, 2012 in USA (Limited release in both US and Canada Genre: Drama, Biopic Runtime: 1 hr. 38 min. Director: Ben Lewin Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures Producer(s): Ben Lewin, Stephen Nemeth, Judi Levine Screenplay: Ben Lewin Cast: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Rhea Perlman, W. Earl Brown, Robin Weigert Official Site:foxsearchlight.com/thesessions/ Rated:R: for strong sexuality including graphic nudity and frank dialogue Official Movie Art:The Sessions Movie Posters
Synopsis:The Sessions is a true story about poet, Mark O’Brien who has spent most of his life in an iron lung. He decides that he wants to lose his virginity and with the help of his priest, he finds a professional sex surrogate.
Release date: October 26, 2012 (Wide release) Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Drama, Adventure Runtime: 2 hr. 43 min. Director: Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Producer(s): Tom Tykwer, Grant Hill, Lana Wachowski, Stefan Arndt, Andy Wachowski Screenplay: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D’Arcy, Xun Zhou, Keith David, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant Official Site:cloudatlas.warnerbros.com Rated:R: for violence, language, sexuality, nudity and some drug use. Official Movie Art:Cloud Atlas Movie Posters
Synopsis:Cloud Atlas explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future.
Release date: November 16, 2012 (Wide release Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy Director: Bill Condon Studio: Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment Producer(s): Wyck Godfrey, Stephenie Meyer, Karen Rosenfelt Screenplay: Melissa Rosenberg Cast: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli, Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Elizabeth Reaser, Dakota Fanning, Billy Burke, Michael Sheen, Jamie Campbell Bower, Lee Pace, Christopher Heyerdahl, JD Pardo, Maggie Grace, Christian Serratos, Cameron Bright, BooBoo Stewart, Alex Meraz, Julia Jones, Mackenzie Foy, Chaske Spencer, Kiowa Gordon, Bronson Pelletier Official Site:breakingdawn-themovie.com Rated:PG-13, for sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sensuality and partial nudity. Official Movie Art:Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 movie posters
Synopsis: Bella and Edward are enjoying married life wih their new daughter, Renesmee. But unbeknownst to them, there is a dark clound loaming on the horizon. A member of the Denali Vampire Coven has falsely accused the Cullens of transforming an infant human into a Vampire (Renesmee). Such an action is punishable by death and the Cullens must gather foreign Vampire clans, nomads and the Wolf Pack to stand before the Volturi and prove their innocense.
Release date: October 12, 2012 (wide release) Genre: Comedy, Action, Adventure Runtime: 105 min. Director: Frank Coraci Studio: Sony/Columbia Pictures Producer(s): Todd Garner, Kevin James Screenplay: Allan Loeb, Kevin James Cast: Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler Official Site:boom-movie.com Rated:PG for some bouts of MMA sports violence, rude humor and language. Official movie art:Here Comes the Boom movie posters
Synopsis: In Here Comes the Boom, Kevin James plays a biology teacher (Scott Voss) who moonlights as a mixed martial arts fighter to raise money in order to save the school’s music program.
Release date: November 2, 2012 (wide release) Runtime: hr. 36 min. Genre: Action, Adventure Director: RZA Studio: Universal Pictures Producer(s): Marc Abraham, Eric Newman, Eli Roth Screenplay: The RZA, Eli Roth Cast: Russell Crowe, RZA , Lucy Liu, Rick Yune, Jamie Chung, Dave Bautista, Byron Mann, Daniel Wu, Pam Grier Official Site:ironfists.com Rated:R For bloody violence, strong language, sexuality and drug use. Official movie art: The Man With the Iron Fists Movie Posters
Summary: In The Man With the Iron Fists, Russel Crowe and Lucy Liu lead a band of warriors in an epic battle where the prize is a fortune in gold.
Release date: November 9, 2012 (Wide release) Genre: Action, Suspense Director: Sam Mendes Studio: MGM (USA) and Columbia Pictures (Canada) Producer(s): Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli Screenplay: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan Cast: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Ben Whishaw, Helen McCrory, Rory Kinnear, Albert Finney, Judi Dench Official Site:skyfall-movie.com Rated:PG-13 Official movie art: Skyfall Movie Posters
Synopsis: Daniel Craig returns as 007 in Skyfall – 23rd installment in the James Bond franchise. When secrets in M’s past come back to haunt her, Bond finds himself questioning his loyalty to M.