Happy New Year Tripican Fam! What a whirlwind holiday it has been and we are glad to be back.
For our first Movies This Week post in 2014 we are giving you and your family a new animation to kick back an relax with, just before the hustle and bustle really kicks in. The new movies on our list include the hilarious new animation Free Birds, the Samurai action flick 47 Ronin and a walk with one of the most ingenious men that ever lived, Walt Disney in Saving Mr.Banks.
Check out the synopsis and other movie features we have specially for you below.
Until next Friday, toodles!
Starring: Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson, Dan Fogler
Synopsis: Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history – and get turkey off the holiday menu for good.
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ko Shibasaki
Synopsis: A band of samurai set out to avenge the death and dishonor of their master at the hands of a ruthless shogun.
Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Annie Rose Buckley
Synopsis: Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, Mary Poppins.
Genre: Comedy |Drama
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin.
Synopsis: After everything in her life falls to pieces, including her marriage to wealthy businessman Hal, elegant New York socialite Jasmine moves into her sister Ginger‘s modest apartment in San Francisco to try to pull herself back together again.
Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Diana Agron
Synopsis: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.
Genre: Action| Sci-Fi
Starring: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfield
Synopsis: Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.
Starring: Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa
Synopsis: When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited.
Starring: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder
Synopsis: A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.
Starring: Charlie Rowe, Karl Urban, Angourie Rice.
Synopsis: See and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, in a story where an underdog dino triumphs to become a hero for the ages.
Starring: Toyin Aimakhu, Hellen Paul, Rachael Oniga, Bolaji Amusan, Odunlade Adekola, Bukky Wright, Adeniyi Johnson, Afeez Eniola, Ronke Ojo
Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford
Synopsis: An entry-level employee at a powerful corporation finds himself occupying a corner office, but at a dangerous price: he must spy on his boss’s old mentor to secure for him a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Genre: Action | Thriller
Starring: Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, Abhishek Bachchan
Synopsis: Trained as a circus entertainer by his father, the adult Sahir co-stars in a circus alongside the gymnast Aaliya, though his true motive is to rob the show’s owners, whom he believes were responsible for his father’s murder.
Starring: Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray, Tika Sumpter
Synopsis: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she’s coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Genre: Adventure| Drama|Fantasy
Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage
Synopsis: The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.
Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris
Synopsis: 86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.
Starring: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel
Synopsis: Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna‘s sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.
Starring: Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia
Synopsis: Two veterans of the Bosnian War – one American, one Serbian – find their unlikely friendship turn tense when one of them reveals their true intentions.
Genre: Drama| Musical
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson
Synopsis: A street-wise teen from Baltimore who has been raised by a single mother travels to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, where he embarks on a surprising and inspirational journey.
Starring: Monalisa Chinda, Alexx Ekubo, Uche Jumbo, Bobby Michaels
Synopsis: Lagos Cougars is about three considerably older, bored, professional, single women who take on young lovers for a little bit of fun and excitement — a trend seemingly catching on in the Nigerian entertainment industry these days.
Genre: Animation | Comedy | Family
Synopsis: Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.
Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, Will Forte
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth
Synopsis: Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.
Genre: Action |Adventure | Fantasy
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba
Synopsis: Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World” continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s “Thor” and “Marvel’s The Avengers”, Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos…but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.
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