Movies out over winter break

Alexander Gray

The holiday season is always huge for blockbuster movies, with multiple releases vying for the top position at box office and this season is more jam-packed than ever. From superhero movies to family musicals to heavy dramas, there’s plenty to keep you entertained over winter break.

December 14

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Miles Morales and Spider-Men from across multiple dimensions are drawn together to face a foe capable of destroying all their worlds.

“The Mule”

A 90-year-old farmer is forced to make life and death decisions when he is caught transporting $3 million worth of cocaine. Starring and directed by Clint Eastwood.

“Once Upon a Deadpool”

“Deadpool 2” gets a PG-13 recut just in time for the holiday season, with deleted scenes and all new footage featuring Ryan Reynolds and Fred Savage.

“Mortal Engines”

Airships, bounty hunters and a giant London predator-city on wheels feature in this adaption of the classic young-adult novel from Peter Jackson’s understudy, Christian Rivers.

December 21

“Mary Poppins Returns”

Emily Blunt stars alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep as the titular nanny who makes her return to help children in their time of need.


Spinning out of “Justice League,” Arthur Curry, a.k.a. Aquaman, must make his return to protect the people of Atlantis when he learns he is the rightful heir to the throne.


“Transformers” brings back classic robot designs by taking the series back to 1987, starring everyone’s favorite Volkswagen Beetle, Bumblebee. Directed by Travis Knight of “Kubo and the Two Strings.”

December 28


Christian Bale takes on another physically transformative role as Dick Cheney, whose position as Vice President to George W. Bush (Sam Rockwell) yielded him massive power over the United States. Directed by Adam McKay, best known for “The Big Short.”

“Holmes & Watson”

Comedic dynamic-duo Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly star as the world’s greatest detective (and his sidekick), tasked to stop Holmes’ rival, James Moriarty, from assassinating the queen.