As another year begins, we will constantly taking a look at some of the exciting movies which would be releasing throughout the year. Let’s begin with some exciting movies lined up in the month of January:
1. Molly’s Game
A drama-crime film based on the true story of Olympic-class skier Molly Bloom who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker games and thus became the target of an FBI investigation. She ran these games for nearly a decade before being arrested by FBI agents in the middle of the night. This movie a an extra special poker tell-all. The movie released in USA on Christmas Day 2017 and will release elsewhere on 5th January 2018.
Director: Aaron Sorkin (his debut as a director)
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera
2. Insidious: The Last Key
This horror film is the fourth installment in the Insidious film series. Paranormal activities investigator Elise Rainier inspects a house which is claimed to be haunted. Coincidentally the house is the same where Elise grew up as a child. Accompanied by her partners, she goes to confront the evil spirit that she set free years ago, accidentally. Will this be better than the previous three parts?
Director: Adam Robitel
Starring: Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Josh Stewart
3. The Post
This political thriller movie is based in the 1970’s and depicts the journalists from The Washington Post and The New York Times, who published The Pentagon Papers regarding the involvement of the United States government in the Vietnam War. It’s a story about the journalists from both the publication houses who risked their careers to uncover the truth.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts
4. Forever My Girl
A musical superstar who left his high-school sweetheart at the altar for fame and glory will now return to his hometown for the first time after turning into a world famous music artist. His family isn’t so thrilled about his return, so he sets onto reclaiming their trust, love and affection as well as winning back his ex-sweetheart.
Director: Bethany Ashton Wolf
Starring: Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, Jon Benjamin Hickey
5. Maze Runner: The Death Cure
This dystopian science-fiction action thriller film is the third and the final installment in the Maze Runner film series. In continuation from Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers to their final and most dangerous mission. To save their friends, they must break into the Last City, A WCKD controlled labyrinth that eventually turns out to be the deadliest maze of all.
Director: Wes Ball
Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie, Nathalie Emmanuel, Giancarlo Esposito
6. Den Of Thieves
A heist action thriller film about an elite unit from Los Angeles Sheriff Department which takes on a crew of successful thieves who plan an almost impossible heist of the city’s Federal Reserve Bank. I’m sure you can’t miss a film starring 50 Cent!
Director: Christian Gudegast
Starring: Gerard Butler, 50 Cent, Pablo Schreiber, Evan Jones, Dawn Olivieri
7. The Commuter
The Commuter is an action film about an insurance salesman travelling back home on his routine train. He receives a message from a mysterious stranger offering him $100,000 if he can identify a hidden passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works towards finding the person, he realizes there’s a criminal conspiracy going on which can endanger his life and the lives of the fellow passengers. Liam Neeson is at it again. What does that mean? Must watch!!
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks