January film preview

2016 is a year I think we’d much rather all forget and as we look towards the next 365 days to come, here are a few prominent films coming out in January in what will hopefully be a great year for film, let’s see what January has in store! (US release dates by default). Happy new year guys! See you all in 2017.

Underworld: Blood Wars – released on the 8th of January

Directed by Anna Foerster

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies, Laura Pulver, Peter Anderson

The final film in the Underworld series sees a return to Selenes’ (Beckinsales’) world as vampires they continue to wage war against lycans, a few individuals seek to use her and her daughter with the aim of ending the war between the two sides for good.

 

Split – released on the 20th of January

Directed by M. Night shyamalan

Starring: James Mcavoy, Anna Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley.

Drama and thriller by Shyamalan, centred on three teenage girls who are kidnapped and held captive by a man with a split personality disorder.

 

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage – released on the 20th of January

Directed by D.J. Caurso

Starring: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Samuel L Jackson, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev.

Government agent Xander Cage returns in this…. awaited sequel, as Xander comes out of exile to face down a tyrant and recover a powerful weapon before it gets into the wrong hands, he finds himself teaming up with unlikely allies.

 

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter – released on the 27th of January

Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Ruby Rose, Iain Glen, William Levy.

The final film in the Resident Evil franchise (maybe) sees us return to a world overrun with zombies as Alice returns to the source of the zombie outbreak in Raccoon city, teaming up with an unlikely ally to take the evil Umbrella corporation one last time.

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