This last Friday before Christmas and all through the city of Worcester, seven new movies made their debut in theaters. Those Movies are “Welcome to Marwen”, “Aquaman”, “Bumblebee”, “Second Act”, “Zero”, “Between Worlds”, and “Renegades”. Of those seven movies, four will be shown at Worcester’s Showcase Cinema North today, “Zero”, “Between Worlds” and “Renegades” will not be on the big screen.

New Movies Being Released in Worcester for the week of December 24th 2018.

December 25th:
“Vice”
December 28th:
“Stan and Ollie” PG

As for the week of December 24th-30th Kris Kringle will be delivering four films to theaters that include “On The Basis of Sex”, “Destroyer” and the highly anticipated political motion picture “Vice”. Of those three movies, “Vice” will be the only movie being shown in Worcester.

According to the film review website Rotten Tomatoes “Vice” “Explores the epic story of how a bureaucratic Washington insider became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways we still feel today. That man is Dick Cheney, he served eight years as Vice President Of The United States under President Bush from 2001 to 2009. The film might be a great holiday gift to viewers, critics on Rotten Tomatoes say that “Vice takes a scattershot aim at its targets but writer director Adam Mckay hits some satisfying bullseyes and Christian Bale’s transformation is a sight to behold.

The forty-four year Bale is transformed into a sixty plus year old Cheney in the film. The film also stars Sam Norwood as George W. Bush and Amy Adams as Lynn Cheney. Norwood is not any stranger to political films, he portrayed Political Journalist James Reston in the film “Frost/Nixon” which brought the story of British Television Host David Frost’s series of interviews to expose Richard Nixon’s Watergate crimes.

Showing times for “Vice” next week and other movies this weekend can be seen here: Showcase Worcester North Showtimes

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