At The Flix: The Grinch, Widows & Overlord
The Grinch (G)
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Angela Lansbury
Director: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier
Genre: Christmas, Family, Comedy, Animation
Release Date: 9 Nov
Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic, The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl’s generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it’s a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.
Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki
Director: Steve McQueen
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Release Date: 9 Nov (Previews 6 Nov)
Academy Award winning director Steve McQueen is back with this thrilling story. Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier
Director: Julius Avery
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery
Release Date: 9 Nov (Previews Wed 7 & Thur 8 Nov)
With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that's crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord is a thrilling, pulse-pounding action adventure with a twist.