Movies Out This Weekend

Looking for a way to keep warm? What about some popcorn and a movie!

Avatar: The Way of Water (PG-13)

The sequel takes place more than a decade after the events of the first film.

Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana are back as Jake Sully and Neytiri.  They adopt a teenage daughter played by Sigourney Weaver.  If you remember, Sigourney was in the first movie, but this new character is unrelated.

It also stars Kate WinsletEdie FalcoJemaine ClementStephen Lang, and Oona Chaplin from “Game of Thrones”.

Speaking of Kate, she plays a pregnant warrior, which director James Cameron did for female empowerment.  She also held her breath underwater for seven minutes and 14 seconds, which broke a record previously held by Tom Cruise for longest underwater breath hold while filming.

“Avatar 2” is one of the most expensive films ever made, with a budget of $350 million.  It’s been 13 years since the first “Avatar” was released and James Cameron already has plans to make two more sequels.


Lullaby (R)

Oona Chaplin from “Game of Thrones” stars in this horror movie about a new mother who finds a lullaby in an ancient book.  She thinks it’s a blessing at first, but it soon becomes a nightmare after she learns she’s awoken the demon Lilith.  It’s from the director of “Annabelle”, and also stars and Ramon Rodriguez from “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” as her husband.


The Almond and the Seahorse (PG-13)

Rebel Wilson and French film actress Charlotte Gainsbourg play partners of people who are suffering from brain injuries.  The two couples are brought together by a brain specialist.  Rebel and Charlotte’s characters find they have more in common than they thought as they bond over their similar circumstances.


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