The first month of the new has started with a bang for Bollywood and Hollywood is not far behind. With some of the most anticipated movies releasing this year, Hollywood fanatics are in for a treat. Sequels of some of the most loved movies make a comeback. The year has already commenced with the third installation of the Taken series.
Director: Michael Mann
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang
Blackhat is a thriller at the center of which is the criminal hacker, played by Chris Hemsworth. He is assigned by the U.S. and Chinese authorities to help catch a mysterious cyber-criminal.
Fifty Shades of Grey:
Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson
Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes
This might be the most anticipated movie worldwide and it is releasing this Valentine. Based on the E L James novel of the same name, Fifty Shades of Grey falls in the erotic category and tells a love story of two completely opposite people.
Directors: Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen
Cast: Amy Poehler, Lewis Black, and other comedians
Another original by Pixar, in Inside Out the emotions are been anthropomorphized of each character showing what happens inside the mind. The five emotions joy, anger, disgust, fear, and sadness are characterized in a comic manner and is voiced by some of best comedian like Amy Poehler and Lewis Black which makes it a must watch movie.
Director: Neill Blomkamp
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Sharlto Copley, Sigourney Weaver, Dev Patel
Directed by Neill Blomkamp, this is a story about Chappie who is adopted by a strange and dysfunctional family after being kidnapped by two criminals. He is a prodigy child who also happens to be a robot.
Director: David Koepp
Cast: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn
Suave art dealer and part rouge, Charlie Mortdecai juggles the British Mi5, an international terrorist and angry Russians while trying to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code leading to the lost Nazi gold.
Director: Brad Bird
Cast: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy
Two people one, a teen who is overly curious about science and a former prodigy are bound by a shared destiny. They go exploring a secret place somewhere in time and space. This memory exists in their collective memory.
Director: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Cast: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne, James D’Arcy
A futuristic movie, it is a story of a young destitute human woman is targeted for the assassination by the Queen of the Universe who is destined to finish the Queen’s reign.
Director: Sam Mendes
Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Dave Bautista
Another installation in the Bond franchise, in this Bond, receives a cryptic message from his past that leads him a trail to uncover a sinister organization and the trail reveals a terrible truth behind Spectre.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2
Director: Francis Lawrence
Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson
Symbolized as the Mockingiay, Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in a revolution against autocratic Capitol in which they go all-out.
Avengers: Age of Ultron:
Director: Joss Whedon
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth
Tony Stark initiates to jumpstart a latent peacekeeping program. But things go awry because of Ultron whose villainous ways the Avengers have to stop.
St. James Place:
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Tom Hanks, Billy Magnussen, Amy Ryan, Eve Hewson
A potential Oscar nomination, in St. James Place the CIA recruits a lawyer during the cold war to rescue a pilot who is detained in the Soviet Union.
The Hateful Eight:
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggings, Jennifer Jason Leigh
Set in the post-civil war Wyoming the new Tarantino movie is about the bounty hunters trying to find a shelter during a blizzard. Instead, they involved in a plot of deception.
Director: Alan Taylor
Cast: Emilia Clarke, J.K. Simmons, Jai Courtney, Arnold Schwarzenegger
Kyle Reese finds himself in a new timeline and teams up with John Connor’s mother Sarah and an aging terminator. They come together to stop the most feared day in the future that is the ‘Judgment Day.’
Director: James Wan
Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham
In the seventh installation of the Fast and Furious, Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto for the death of his brother.
Director: Bill Condon
Starts: Ian Mckellen, Milo Parker, Laura Linney, Hattie Morahan
A retired and aged Sherlock Holmes reviews his life contemplates on the unsolved case revolving around a beautiful woman.
Director: Dan Fogelman
Cast: Melissa Benoist, Al Pacion, Jennifer Garner, Josh Peck
The life of an aging rock star changes when he discovers a letter written to him by John Lennon, forty years ago
The list is endless and quite exciting, Star Wars: Episode VII- The Force Awakens, an Untitled Woody Allen Project, Black-mass, Ant-Man, Jurassic World, Cinderella, Far from the Maddening Crowd, The Man from U.N.C.L.E, Mad Max Fury Road, In the Heart of the Sea, The Second Best Marigold Hotel, Entourage, The Walk and so much more.