New movies this week: The Commuter, Paddington 2
Posted January 11, 2018 8:13 a.m. EST
Raleigh, N.C. — A look at what's new in theaters this week.
Paddington 2 (Animation, Comedy, PG, Starring Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters) - Following the worldwide hit "Paddington," one of the most successful family films of all time, this much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw) happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes.
The Commuter (Action/Adventure, PG-13, Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sam Neill, Elizabeth McGovern) - Liam Neeson plays an insurance salesman, Michael, on his daily commute home, which quickly becomes anything but routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger, Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden passenger on his train before the last stop. As he works against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a deadly plan is unfolding and is unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy. One that carries life and death stakes, for himself and his fellow passengers.
Proud Mary (Suspense/Thriller, R, Starring Taraji P. Henson) - Taraji P. Henson is Mary, a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.