For some, seeing a newly released film on Christmas Day is an annual tradition. Here are some new and recent premieres playing in our area.
“The Wolf of Wall Street”
Director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio once again join forces, this time in an adaptation of Jordan Belfort’s memoir. DiCaprio plays a corrupt stockbroker in this dark comedy, alongside Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner and Joanna Lumley. Rated R.
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”
Director Ben Stiller stars with Kristen Wiig and Adam Scott in this retelling of the James Thurber short story about nerdy guy with a fantastical imagination where his life is filled with adventure and also love. Rated PG.
“Justin Bieber's Believe”
“Beliebers” will get an inside peek at the life of 19-year-old Justin Beiber, both in concert and behind the scenes. Also featuring Ludacris and Usher, this film was directed by Jon M. Chu. Not yet rated.
Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro star as two retired boxers who face each other once again in the ring to settle an old score. Also features Kim Basinger, Kevin Hart and Alan Arkin.
Directed by Peter Segal. Rated PG-13.
Keanu Reeeves plays one of 47 samurai seeking vengeance after a treacherous warlord murders their master. Directed by Carl Rinsch. Rated PG-13.
“Walking with Dinosaurs”
A family film that depicts how the planet looked during the time of the dinosaur. Rated PG