Take a look at movies hitting theaters this week in our Malco Movie Minute.
First up Michael B. Jordan steps back into the ring as Adonis Creed in “Creed II.” Life has become a balancing act between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, Adonis is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for, and discover that nothing’s more important than family. “Creed II” is rated PG-13.
Next up Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali team up in “Green Book.” It’s the story of a bouncer hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the deep south. They must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime. “Green Book” is rated PG-13.
Robin of Loxley played by Taron Egerton and his moorish commander played by Jamie Foxx mount a revolt against the corrupt English crown in “Robin Hood.” The film is an action-adventure packed with gritty battlefield exploits, mind-blowing fight choreography, and a timeless romance. “Robin Hood” is a never before seen story of how robin became the icon and legend as we know him today. “Robin Hood” is rated PG-13.
Here’s a film for the entire family. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” leaves Litwak’s Video Arcade behind, venturing into the uncharted expansive and thrilling world of the internet, which may or may not survive Ralph’s wrecking. Video game bad guy Ralph voiced by John C. Reilly and fellow misfit Vanellope Von Schweetz voiced by Sarah Silverman, must risk it all by traveling to the world wide web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, Sugar Rush. Taraji P. Henson also makes an appearance in the movie. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” is rated PG.
The first trailer for “Once Upon a Deadpool” features Fred Savage. More than 30 years post “Princess Bride”, tamer footage for family audiences, who can see the recut in theaters December 12 through the 24. There will be some very “Deadpool” like snark aimed at the superhero’s own studio, Fox. “Once upon a Deadpool” is rated PG-13.