MY WEEK-BY-WEEK PICKS FOR JANUARY 2015
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (January 2) -- Although Daniel Radcliffe doesn't star in this sequel, it still seems to capture some of the atmospheric chills of the original.
Taken 3 (January 9) -- How can you go wrong with another adventure of Liam Neeson as ex-government operative Bryan Mills and his particular set of skills?
Blackhat (January 16) -- Chris Hemsworth proves he doesn't need Thor's Asgardian hammer to kick a$$.
Mortdecai (January 23) --Johnny Depp plays another wacky character, this time an art dealer searching for a stolen painting that might lead him to lost gold.
Project Almanac (January 30) -- A group of teens build a time machine. What can go wrong?
OTHER KEY MOVIES IN JANUARY 2015
Black Sea -- Jude Law stars as a submarine captain hired to find another submarine rumored to be loaded with gold.
The Boy Next Door -- Jennifer Lopez plays a divorced woman who falls in love with a young man who moves to the neighborhood, only to discover he has a dark secret.
Escobar: Paradise Lost -- Josh Hutcherson is a surfer who falls in love with a woman in Columbia whose uncle happens to be the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar, played by Benicio Del Toro.
Paddington -- The popular children's book is adapted into a live-action feature.
[REC] 4: Apocalypse -- The horror series about a demonic virus continues for a fourth chapter.
Still Alice -- Julianne Moore is generating a lot of positive buzz for her portrayal of a linguistics professor who starts forgetting words.
The Wedding Ringer -- In this comedy, a young groom tries to impress his in-laws by hiring a "professional best man."
MY WEEK-BY-WEEK PICKS FOR FEBRUARY 2015
Jupiter Ascending (February 6) -- This long-awaiting science fiction epic by the Wachowski siblings finally hits theaters.
Kingsman: The Secret Service (February 13) -- Colin Firth is a veteran secret agent in this comic book adaptation.
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (February 20) -- I enjoyed the original, so I'm looking forward to this continuation, even if John Cusack isn't in it.
Focus (February 27) -- Will Smith plays a con man who falls in love.
OTHER KEY MOVIES IN FEBRUARY 2015
Fifty Shades of Grey -- The erotic bestseller is brought to life on the big screen.
Jane Got a Gun -- This Western has two great leads: Natalie Portman and Ewan McGregor.
Maps to the Stars -- Director David Cronenberg delivers a drama starring Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, and others.
McFarland USA -- Kevin Costner plays a cross country coach.
Seventh Son -- Julianne Moore is on a roll, co-starring in this fantasy adventure.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water -- The cartoon icon hits the movies in 3D animations.
What We Do in the Shadows -- A comedy about vampires -- enough said.
OTHER TITLES IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2015 (Some in limited release)
It's All So Quiet
Lambert and Stamp
The Last Five Years
The Lazarus Effect
A Most Violent Year
The Search for General Tso
See you at the movies!