Winter Movies Coming Out That Aren’t Spider-Man

Although most people are focused on the new “Spider-Man,” there are a number of other buzz-worthy films releasing this winter worth getting excited about.


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“Nightmare Alley”

Release Date: December 17th


Synopsis: When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who might be his most formidable opponent yet.


“The Matrix Resurrections”

Release Date: December 22nd (In theaters and on HBO Max)


Synopsis: From visionary filmmaker Lana Wachowski comes “The Matrix Resurrections,” the long-awaited fourth film in the groundbreaking franchise that redefined a genre. The new film reunites original stars Keanu  Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss in the iconic roles they made famous, Neo and Trinity.


“The King’s Man”

Release Date: December 22nd


Synopsis: As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in “The King’s Man”.


“Don’t Look Up”

Release Date: December 22nd (On Netflix)


Synopsis: Two astronomers go on a media tour to warn humankind of a planet-killing comet hurtling toward Earth. The response from a distracted world: Meh.


“Licorice Pizza”

Release Date: December 25th                                                                                                                                   


Synopsis: “Licorice Pizza” is the story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973. Written and Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, the film tracks the treacherous navigation of first love.