By: Everest Henze, Staff Writer
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse:
This new animated movie about the iconic marvel superhero Spider-Man, follows a variety of different Spider-Men from different dimensions who band together to fight something that threatens all realities. We follow a young Miles Morales (voiced by Shameik Moore) as he discovers he has his own spider powers after the death of his universe’s Peter Parker. Desperate with nowhere to go, Miles finds an unlikely mentor in another universe: retired Peter Parker (voiced by Jake Johnson). Along with his and the help of other Spider-Men, they band together and defeat all evil. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hits theatres December 14th.
In this next installment in DC’s Cinematic Universe (directed by James Wan) we follow Arthur Curry (played by Jason Momoa) on his next adventure to reclaim the Atlantean throne from his brother Orm, otherwise known as the villainous Ocean Master. Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) is scheduled to appear in this film, alongside Aquaman’s evil brother Orm (played by Patrick Wilson) who seeks to unite the seven kingdoms of the sea and ultimately conquer the surface world, both of whom are meant to serve as the main antagonists. Aquaman will hit theatres December 13th.
Mary Poppins Returns:
In a story similar to Christopher Robin, we see the events that take place after the titular character has left on a journey. Set in London during the Depression Era, we follow Michel, now a father of three, and his sister Jane as they forget the joy in life. Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) soon returns to revitalize the pair, reminding them of life long lessons that they thought had forgotten. A heartfelt movie that is perfect for families or anyone looking for a warm movie to watch on a chilly December evening. Mary Poppins Returns is in theatres December 19th.
Set within London, now a gigantic floating city that yearns to devour any and all resources, we follow Hester Shaw (played by Hera Hilmarsdóttir); traumatized by the death of her mother, she joins forces with Tom Natsworthy and Anna Fang as they try to stop London. It is a wonderfully adventurous story, with just a touch of science fiction that is sure to wow all audiences. Mortal Engines hits theatres December 14th.