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It is common for new movies to premiere on Christmas or cinemas to open on Christmas Day for family fun.
Last year a lot of families couldn’t partake in the traditions they normally do, but this year it seems a little less strict.
It is recommended that you follow CDC guidelines such as wearing masks and social distancing. This allows families to gather together for Christmas as long as it is safe to do so.
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What new films are coming out this Christmas?
A Journal for Jordan premieres on the big screen this Christmas.
This drama, starring Michael B. Jordan and Denzel Washington, follows Sgt. Charles Monroe King, a war veteran, who writes a diary of life advice for his son.
American Underdog is a sports drama centered on the life of NFL quarterback Kurt Warner. It follows his journey up to the Super Bowl.
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Licorice Pizza is packed with well-known actors and actresses including Ben Stiller, John C. Reilly, Bradley Cooper, Christopher Walken and Sean Penn.
This is a drama-comedy coming-of-age film set in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.
While it has been showing in some cinemas since the end of November, it will be broadcast nationwide on December 25th.
The Tragedy of Macbeth will be available in theaters on Christmas Day and on January 14th on Apple TV +.
The film stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in the remake of the Shakespeare play.
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If you want to stay on vacation rather than venturing out, Netflix has a few options too.
The original Netflix film Don’t Look Up with some big names (Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, and Ariana Grande, to name a few).
This is a science fiction film that follows two astronomers who try to warn the world that an asteroid is coming to destroy the world.
This film became available on Christmas Eve.
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