New Movies This Week: The Grinch, A Private War and more!

Plan your week ahead and choose which among these movie openings this November 28, 2018, you'll see on the big screen first.

The Grinch

Directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier, it is based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and is the third screen adaptation of the story. It follows the Grinch as he plans to ruin Whoville's Christmas celebration by stealing all the town's decorations and gifts. The film stars the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely and Angela Lansbury, and is narrated by Pharrell Williams.

A Private War

Directed by Matthew Heineman, the film is based on the 2012 article "Marie Colvin’s Private War" in Vanity Fair by Marie Brenner. One of the most celebrated war correspondents, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless. It stars Jamie Dornan, Tom Hollander, and Stanley Tucci.

Amityville the First

Written and directed by Daniel Farrands, the film is set in 1974 where Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high-powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, he claims that "voices" in the house commanded him to kill. It stars John Robinson, Chelsea Ricketts and Paul Ben-Victor.

Creed II

Directed by Steven Caple Jr., it is a sequel to Creed (2015) and the eighth installment in the Rocky film series. The film follows a fight 33 years in the making as Adonis Creed meets a new adversary; Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago, the powerful athlete who killed Adonis' father Apollo Creed. It stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Florian Munteanu, Wood Harris, and Phylicia Rashad. 

Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap

Written and directed by Marius Talampas, the film is set in the imaginary Barangay Husay. Eman teams up with his two friends, Toto and Carlo who start as the underdogs, failing at every opportunity to succeed in their small-time scams. They then meet Nicoy who becomes part of Eman's group breaking the tradition of having only 3 members per gang. The film stars Pepe Herrera, Jerald Napoles, Jelson Bay and Paolo Contis.

Three Words to Forever

Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, the film centers on three generations of a family who get together for the 25th anniversary of Rick and Cristy while their daughter Tin appears clueless that her parents no longer sleep on the same bed. It stars Sharon Cuneta, Richard Gomez and Kathryn Bernardo.

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