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By lisa marie

January 5

Insidious: The Last Key is the fourth entry

of the Insidious series, directed by Adam Robitel

and with Chapter 3 director Leigh Whannell

providing the script, centering around

the brilliant parapsychologist Elise Rainier

(Lin Shaye) who ends up being terrorized in

her own home by the demons that have been

haunting houses ever since Insidious in 2010.

February 2

Winchester: The House that Ghosts

Built is inspired by true events. On an isolated

stretch of land 50 miles outside of San

Francisco sits the most haunted house in

the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Helen

Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it

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stands seven stories tall and contains hundreds

of rooms. To the outsider it looks like a

monstrous monument to a disturbed woman’s

madness. But Sarah is not building for herself,

for her niece (Sarah Snook) or for the troubled

Doctor Eric Price (Jason Clarke) whom she

has summoned to the house. She is building

a prison, an asylum for hundreds of vengeful

ghosts, and the most terrifying among them

have a score to settle with the Winchesters...

February 9

The 15:17 to Paris tells the real-life story

of three men whose brave act turned them

into heroes during a high-speed railway

ride on a train in France in 2015. The 15:17

to Paris is directed by veteran actor/filmmaker

Clint Eastwood, and actually stars the

three real men playing themselves: Anthony

Sadler, Alek Skarlatos, and Spencer Stone,

along with a cast of actors including Jenna

Fischer, Judy Greer, Ray Corasani, PJ Byrne,

Tony Hale, and Thomas Lennon.

Fifty Shades Freed brings back Jamie Dornan

and Dakota Johnson as Christian Grey and

Anastasia Steele in the third chapter based

on the worldwide bestselling ‘Fifty Shades’

phenomenon. Believing they have left behind

shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds

Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable

connection and shared life of luxury. But

just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey

and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability,

new threats could jeopardize their happy

ending before it even begins. Fifty Shades

Freed is directed by filmmaker James Foley.

Peter Rabbit the mischievous and

adventurous hero who has captivated

generations of readers, now takes on the

starring role of his own irreverent, contemporary

comedy with attitude. In the film,

Peter’s feud with Mr. McGregor (Domhnall

Gleeson) escalates to greater heights than

ever before as they rival for the affections

of the warm-hearted animal lover who lives

next door (Rose Byrne). James Corden voices

the character of Peter with playful spirit

and wild charm. Peter Rabbit is directed by

American filmmaker Will Gluck. Based on

the beloved books by Beatrix Potter.

February 16

Samson is based on the powerful,

biblical epic of a champion chosen by God

to deliver Israel. His supernatural strength

and impulsive decisions quickly pit him

against the oppressive Philistine empire. After

being betrayed by a wicked prince and a

beautiful temptress, Samson is captured and

blinded by his enemies. Samson calls upon

his God once more for supernatural strength

and turns imprisonment and blindness into

final victory. Starring Jackson Rathbone, Billy

Zane, Taylor James, Rutger Hauer, Lindsey

Wagner and Caitlin Leahy.

February 23

Annihilation is directed by acclaimed

English writer/filmmaker Alex Garland, director

of the film Ex Machina. The screenplay

is also written by Alex Garland also wrote the

screenplay adapted from Jeff VanderMeer’s

best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy. A biologist

(Natalie Portman), signs up for a dangerous,

secret expedition where the laws of nature

don’t apply.

Game Night Bateman and McAdams star as

Max and Annie, whose weekly couples game

night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s charismatic

brother, Brooks (Chandler), arranges

a murder mystery party, complete with fake

thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks

gets kidnapped, it’s all part of the game -

right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers

set out to solve the case and win, they begin to

discover that neither this game - nor Brooks -

are what they seem to be. Over the course of

one chaotic night, the friends find themselves

increasingly in over their heads as each twist

leads to another unexpected turn. With no

rules, no points, and no idea who all the players

are, this could turn out to be the most fun

they’ve ever had... or game over.

The War with Grandpa Peter (Oakes Fegley)

and his Grandpa Jack (Robert De Niro)

used to be very close, but when Grandpa

moves in with the family, Peter is forced

to give up his most prized possession, his

bedroom. Peter will stop at nothing to get

his room back, scheming with friends to devise

a series of pranks to drive him out. But,

Grandpa doesn’t give up easily and before

long, it’s an all-out war! Also stars Christopher

Walken, Laura Marano, Uma Thurman

and Jane Seymour.

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