5 new films coming to your cinema in time for Christmas

Five recommended films to watch in December. [Image Pixabay]
Five recommended films to watch in December. [Image Pixabay]

A selection of true life dramas and thrillers, horror, fantasy, science fiction and family fun coming to your local cinema during December.

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2018 is swiftly coming to a close, but not without some great films to expect before the end of the year. The following are five films well worth the cinema ticket.

There a Film for every taste, coming this month are "The Old Man & The Gun," a movie based on a true story, "Mortal Engines," a futuristic fantasy/science fiction film from Peter Jackson, "The House That Jack Built," a thriller and horror film, "Lizzie," a psychological thriller telling the story of Lizzie Borden and the infamous murders and a charming family film, "Mary Poppins Returns" comes just in time for Christmas.

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'The Old Man & the Gun' - Drama/comedy - 7 December 2018

Robert Redford’s last acting role sees him playing Forrest Tucker, a notorious bank robber who goes around charming people while robbing banks and escaping from jail. Based on a true story, it sees Tucker meet a woman (Sissy Spacek) who loves him, despite the fact he is breaking the law.

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'Mortal Engines' - Fantasy/Sci-Fi - 8 December 2018

From the makers of "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit," this fantasy and science fiction films tells the story of Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar) living in a time hundreds of years after civilisation was destroyed. She is the only one who can stop London, a predator city, from devouring everything in its path. Robert Sheehan also stars as Tom Natsworthy and Jihae ("Mars") plays Anna Fang.

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