With a new year comes a whole host of new films that aren’t to be missed. Here are some of the hottest films to look out for in January and when you can expect to see them on the big screen.
Molly’s Game – Released on 1st January
Based on the true story of Molly Boom, a would-be Olympic skier who also ran one of the world’s most lucrative poker games. Jessica Chastain take on the lead role in this film written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.
Insidious: The Last Key – Released on 12th January
For those who want to start off 2018 being scared out of their wits, the fourth film in the Insidious franchise may just be for you. Lin Shaye returns to play Elise Rainer in this terrifying tale.
Darkest Hour – Released on 12th January
Gary Oldman plays Winston Churchill in this award-winning biographical drama. It follows the prime minister as he prepares to make some difficult decisions during the beginning of World War Two.
Coco – Released on 19th January
After the success of Moana, Coco is looking on track to be the next big animated hit. Restricted by a family ban on music, Miguel finds himself in the Land of the Dead where he searches for his musician grandfather.
The Post – Released on 19th January
With Hollywood heavyweights Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks at the helm, this is one film that is sure to receive rave reviews. A newspaper owner is left conflicted when she has the opportunity to uncover a government conspiracy spanning years.
The Commuter – Released on 19th January
This action drama stars Liam Neeson, whose character is caught up in a criminal conspiracy on his commute home from work.
Downsizing – Released on 24th January
Matt Damon and Christoph Waltz appear in this sci-fi comedy, which follows Damon’s character as he shrinks himself down to just five inches tall with the hope he will have a better life.
12 Strong – Released on 26th January
When a Special Forces team becomes the first to be deployed to Afghanistan after the events of 9/11, Liam Hemsworth’s Captain Mitch Nelson must work with some unsavoury characters to bring down the Taliban.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure – Released on 26th January
In the final instalment to the Maze Runner series, Thomas must lead his friends on a mission to find the cure for a lethal disease.
Early Man – Released on 26th January
From Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park comes the story of Dug, a prehistoric cave man who must fight to save his home when the Bronze Age looms. It is Park’s first full-length feature film in over 10 years and one that won’t disappoint