Don’t miss Christian Bale’s stunning turn as former Vice President Dick Cheney in “Vice,” or Nicole Kidman’s brilliance in “Destroyer,” or Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly’s hilarious portrayal of the detective king and his sidekick in “Holmes & Watson.” Check out more on these and other films, new in theaters this holiday week:
Holmes & Watson
Adventure | Comedy | Crime | Mystery
What it’s about: A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.
Directed by: Etan Cohen
Who’s in it: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes, Lauren Lapkus
Biography | Comedy | Drama | History
What it’s about: The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Directed by: Adam McKay
Who’s in it: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell
Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
What it’s about: A police detective reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace.
Directed by: Karyn Kusama
Who’s in it: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, Sebastian Stan
On the Basis of Sex
Biography | Drama
What it’s about: The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
Directed by: Mimi Leder
Who’s in it: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston
Stan & Ollie
Biography | Comedy | Drama
What it’s about: Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain.
Directed by: Jon S. Baird
Who’s in it: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Stephanie Hyam