It’s Christmas season, one notoriously famous for gluttony without judgment and plenty of chill and family time. Your idea of a Christmas celebration could be a day out with friends or a chill day indoors, but regardless of what category you fall in here’s a list of movies currently available for you to enjoy this Christmas either at home and in cinemas.
1. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
World-famous detective Benoit Blanc returns in Glass Onion, this time to solve a murder that takes place in Greece during a weekend getaway with billionaire Miles Bron and his eclectic crew of friends.
It stars Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Janelle Monae, Dave Bautista, Leslie Odom Jr., Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Jessica Henwick, and Madelyn Cline.
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is currently streaming on Netflix.
2. Battle On Buka Street
For as long as they can remember, Titi and Lade have always felt the need to outdo each other. When they set up a ‘mama put’ outfit on the same street, a battle ensues in order to win the prestigious ‘King Of Buka Street’ recognition.
Battle On Buka Street boasts of an ensemble cast with the likes of Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson, Tina Mba, Nkem Owoh, Sola Sobowale all featuring.
See Battle On Buka Street in cinemas nationwide.
3. This Is Christmas
Adam and Emma are both regular commuters on the Langton to London train. One day, in the spirit of the holiday season, Adam extends an invitation to Emma and the whole carriage of regular commuters to hold a Christmas party of their own.
It stars Alfred Enoch (How To Get Away With Murder), Kaya Scodelario (Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), Ben Miller (Johnny English), and Sarah Niles (Ted Lasso) amongst others.
This Is Christmas is a wholesome, uplifting romantic comedy perfect for the holiday season.
4. Violent Night
In Violent Night, David Harbour (Stranger Things) plays a slightly different version of Santa we’re come to know. He still leaves presents by the Christmas tree and enjoys the cookies and milk left out for him but he’s also still fit as a fiddle and hates bad guys. When a team of mercenaries breaks into little Trudy’s home on Christmas Eve and holds everyone in it hostage, Santa comes to help and handles the goons on his naughty list the gritty way.
Alongside David Harbor John Leguizamo, Beverly D’Angelo, and Alex Hassle also star.
Violent Night is currently showing in cinemas nationwide.
5. Avatar: The Way Of Water
After nearly a decade since Avatar, James Cameron takes us on a trip back to Pandora where we meet the Sully family – Jake, Neytiri, and their kids. When an ancient adversary threatens his and his family’s safety, Jake must fight to stay alive and ensure his family’s safety.
The highly anticipated sequel sees Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, and Joel David Moore return alongside newcomers, Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Eddie Falcao, and Jermain Clement.
Avatar: The Way Of Water is currently showing in cinemas nationwide
6. Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
Award-winning director Guillermo del Toro gives his rendition of the famous tale of the wooden boy magically brought to life in a stop-motion animated style.
It features voices from actors Gregory Mann, Ewan McGregor, David Bradley, Christopher Waltz, Tilda Swinton, Ron Perlman, and Cate Blanchett, amongst others.
Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio is available for streaming on Netflix.