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Culture and entertainment information for late January 2016
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1. The Last Witch Hunter

Plot Summary 

The modern world holds many secrets, but the most astounding secret of all is that witches still live amongst us; vicious supernatural creatures intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including KAULDER, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful QUEEN WITCH, decimating her followers in the process.  In the moments right before her death, the QUEEN curses KAULDER with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today KAULDER is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to KAULDER, the QUEEN WITCH is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race.

Cast: Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie, Julie Engelbrecht, Michael Caine, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson,Isaach De Bankolé, Rena Owen

Director: Breck Eisner

Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Release Date: January 15

Venue:  Wanda Cinema, Omnijol Cinema, Changzhou Grand Theatre Poly Studio,  Phoenix Valley Film Art Palace Cinema, China Film Cinema, Changzhou Asia Film & TV Town

2. Solace

Plot Summary 

A psychic and a federal agent hunt a serial killer.

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Colin Farrell, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Abbie Cornish,

Director: Afonso Poyart

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

Release Date: January 15

Venue:  Wanda Cinema, Omnijol Cinema, Changzhou Grand Theatre Poly Studio,  Phoenix Valley Film Art Palace Cinema, China Film Cinema, Changzhou Asia Film & TV Town

3. The Walk

Plot Summary 

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.  Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan. 

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, Clément Sibony, César Domboy, Benedict Samuel, Ben Schwartz

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Genres: Biography, Adventure, Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Release Date: January 22

Venue:  Wanda Cinema, Omnijol Cinema, Changzhou Grand Theatre Poly Studio, Phoenix Valley Film Art Palace Cinema, China Film Cinema, Changzhou Asia Film & TV Town

4. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Plot Summary 

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.

Director: Walt Becker

Writers: Ross Bagdasarian (characters), Janice Karman(characters), 2 more credits »

Stars: Jason Lee, Jesica Ahlberg, Josh Green

Release Date: January 26

Venue:  Wanda Cinema, Omnijol Cinema, Changzhou Grand Theatre Poly Studio, Phoenix Valley Film Art Palace Cinema, China Film Cinema, Changzhou Asia Film & TV Town

5. Kung Fu Panda 3

Plot Summary 

In 2016, one of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns with its biggest comedy adventure yet, KUNG FU PANDA 3. When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters.  But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible—learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

Cast: Jack Black , Bryan Cranston , Dustin Hoffman ,Angelina Jolie , J.K. Simmons , Jackie Chan , Seth Rogen ,Lucy Liu

Directors: Jennifer Yuh Nelson , Alessandro Carloni

Genres: Comedy, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Release Date: January 29

Venue:  Wanda Cinema, Omnijol Cinema, Changzhou Grand Theatre Poly Studio, Phoenix Valley Film Art Palace Cinema, China Film Cinema, Changzhou Asia Film & TV Town

 
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