Brace yourselves for this year’s major movie releases

Posted on January 25, 2016 by in Entertainment

Jun Lee

Photo & Website Editor

As 2015 was one of the major year for the movie industry with the release of different movies like, “Fifty Shades of Grey”, “Fast and Furious 7”, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, “Pitch Perfect 2”, “Jurassic World”, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2”, and “Star Wars,” the audience can expect an excitement in this year’s major film release.

Kick off the year with a spectacular entertaining movies releasing this week:

“Kung Fu Panda 3,” a sequel to the previous “Kung Fu Panda 1 and 2” Po must take his next step from a warrior to becoming a teacher. Po reunites with his father and travels back to his secret village and sees a whole group of pandas like himself. Po must fight Kai, the villain who defeated all the kung fu masters in China and teach his whole village kung fu, in order to stop Kai, altogether. The movie will be released this Friday, Jan. 29.

“Fifty Shades of Black” also another sequel being released in this year, the film is a parody of last year’s released film “Fifty Shades of Gray.” Compared to last year’s film, this year’s film is to feature a less serious, but more of a comedy in the romance. The movie will be released this Friday, Jan.29.

“The Finest Hours” a film by Walt Disney Pictures, is based on a true story that took place in 1952. The Coast Guard must make a heroic and a valiant rescue effort in saving several men trapped in the oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod, as the worst storm in the East Coast had hit them.

Although it’s only the beginning of the year with little number of movie in theaters, but expect a release of different movies in months to come. Here is a few list of this year’s upcoming popular releases.


  • “Deadpool”
  • “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”
  • “Risen”
  • “How to Be Single”


  • “The Divergent Series: Allegiant”
  • DC’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”
  • “London Has Fallen”


  • “The Huntsman: Winter’s War”


  • Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War”
  • Marvel’s “X-Men: Apocalypse”
  • “Alice Through the Looking Glass”


  • “Finding Dory” (Sequel to “Finding Nemo”)
  • “The Conjuring 2: Endfield Experiment”


  • “Ghostbusters”
  • “Ice Age: Collision Course”
  • “Star Trek Beyond”


  • “Max Steel”
  • “Pete’s Dragon”


  • “Storks”


  • “A Monster Calls”


  • “Moana”
  • “Trolls”


  • “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
  • “Assassin’s Creed”



One Response to “Brace yourselves for this year’s major movie releases”

  1. James Carmicle 31 January 2016 at 12:57 pm #

    Helpful to my Screen Play Writing class as they complete their motion picture screenplays and film structure assignments during the semester coursework requirements. Good article and thanks for keeping readers on top of new motion picture releases.

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