Once you’re done opening presents and spending time with all of those relatives you couldn’t call by name, head over to the movie theaters! There are five big films coming out nationwide Christmas Day that are sure to give you a little holiday cheer.
Here’s the list:
Sherlock Holmes – based on the 1887 fictional character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, and Rachel McAdams.
It’s Complicated - Romantic comedy. 2 men vie for the affections of a woman. Starring Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, and Alec Baldwin.
Up in the Air – Adapted from the 2001 novel of the same name written by Walter Kirn. Plot revolves around a man whose job it is to travel the country and fire people for the corporation he works for. This film will have a limited release December 4 and 11, but Christmas is when it gets the wide U.S. national release. Stars George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Jason Bateman and Danny McBride.
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus - The leader of a travelling theater troupe must rescue his daughter after making a deal with the devil. This is the last film starring Heath Ledger, who died during production. Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Ferrell play the transformations of Ledger’s character in his wake.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel – The Chipmunks give up the ill-fated fame of the 2006 film to go to school. They enter a $25,000 contest to save their school’s music program. Stars Jason Lee and Zachary Levi.