– Tripp, a high school senior in a small town, takes out his frustrations by building a monster truck out of scraps from a junk yard. But once an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site uncovers a strange underground creature and his family, he escapes and befriends Tripp becoming the engine and parts of his monster truck as cover. The oil company tries to research and kill the creatures parents, and it’s up to Tripp and his new friend to rescue them before it’s too late.
– Stars Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Barry Pepper, and Holt McCallany. Directed by Chris Wedge. Rated PG.
The Bye Bye Man
– Three college students discover about the legend of the Bye Bye Man, a being that curses you by getting inside your head and takes control until you commit murder and more. The only way to avoid the curse is to don’t think or say his name, though with human nature, it’s impossible.
– Stars Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Carrie-Anne Moss, Faye Dunaway, and Jenna Kanell. Directed by Stacy Title. Rated PG-13.
– A corrupt undercover Las Vegas cop, Vincent Downs, robs a cocaine shipment that belonged to a member of the mob. While attempting to cover up their involvement by joining the police investigation, Vincent’s son, Thomas is kidnapped by the mob. They demand the cocaine back in exchange for Thomas’ life. Vincent must rescue his son, not get caught by the investigation, and bring the kidnappers and mob to justice, all in one night. Sleepless is actually a remake of a French film, Sleepless Night.
– Stars Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, T.I., Gabrielle Union, and Scoot McNairy. Directed by Baran bo Odar. Rated R.
One Piece Film: Gold
– A special limited release from January 10 – 17, 2017. The 13th One Piece movie has the Straw Hats Pirates visit the island of Gran Tesoro (basically the Las Vegas of the seas), and are given the royal treatment while visiting until they have a turn of bad luck and find out the truth of island of Gran Tesoro and its leader with Gold devil fruit powers, also named Gran Tesoro. Krista has a great review for One Piece Film: Gold!
– Stars Colleen Clinkenbeard, Christopher R. Sabat, Luci Christian, Sonny Strait, Eric Vale, Brina Palencia, Stephanie Young, Patrick Seitz, Ian Sinclair, Keith Silverstein, Michele Knotz, Amber Lee Connors, Daman Mills, and Tyson Rinehart. Directed by Hiroaki Miyamoto and ADR Direction by Joel McDonald Rated Not Rated.