‘Texas Chainsaw 3D‘ (Jan. 4) — Directed by John Luessenhop. Starring Alexandra Daddario, Tania Raymonde and Scott Eastwood. Leatherface is back! A group of friends accompanies a young woman down to Texas to collect her inheritance, but they soon find themselves running for their lives with a chainsaw-wielding killer on their tails.
‘Gangster Squad‘ (Jan. 11) — Directed by Ruben Fleisher. Starring Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Josh Brolin. In what’s being called the modern-day film noir, a member of the LAPD must gather an elite team to take down the biggest gangster in ’40s-era Los Angeles.
‘Zero Dark Thirty‘ (Jan. 11) — Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Starring Chris Pratt, Jessica Chastain and Joel Edgerton. After having a limited release in December 2013, ‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ which tells the story of the Navy SEAL Team credited for taking down Osama Bin Laden, will have a wide release come January 11, 2013.
‘The Last Stand‘ (Jan. 18) — Directed by Jee-woon Kim. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eduardo Noriega and Forest Whitaker. The head of a prominent drug cartel busts out of jail and is speeding towards the Mexican border, but he has to go through sheriff Schwarzenegger and his crew first!
‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters‘ (Jan. 25) — Directed by Tommy Wirkola. Starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton and Peter Stormare. This is not the ‘Hansel & Gretel’ fairy tale you remember from childhood. In this rated-R version, these storybook siblings are professional witch hunters, but their latest job will catch them off guard.
New Releases in February 2013
‘Warm Bodies‘ (Feb. 1) — Directed by Jonathan Levine. Starring Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer. Zombies need love, too! In this post-zombie apocalypse, one member of the “walking dead” falls in love with a human, reviving his humanity.
‘Beautiful Creatures‘ (Feb. 13) — Directed by Richard LaGravanese. Starring Alice Englert, Alden Ehrenreich, Emma Thompson, Viola Davis, Jeremy Irons and Emmy Rossum. Based on the Young Adult novel of the same name, a young man falls in love with a mysterious girl who turns out to be a “Caster” (fancy word for witch) with a dark event looming in her near future.
‘A Good Day to Die Hard‘ (Feb. 14) — Directed by John Moore. Starring Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney and Mary Elizabeth Winstead. In the fifth installment of the ‘Die Hard’ series, John McClane meets his son in Russia, only to discover that he’s actually a CIA operative working to foil a nuclear weapons heist.
‘Snitch‘ (Feb. 22) — Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Susan Sarandon. In order to help out his son, who’s been set up for a drug deal, a father goes undercover for the DEA to bring the responsible parties to justice.