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These December Movies Will Keep Your Holidays Fun

A lot of people will definitely agree if we say that we found 2016 to be such a crazy year. A little too crazy, in fact. As some consolation, this year actually brought us great entertainment. We saw iconic movies, a lot of which have brought something new, something fresh, and something more spectacular to the movie-goers. This month of December is no different from all the exciting movie months we had this year! It is packed with action, love, music, drama, and everything else in between. Let’s end this year with a banging set of December movies that we are going to remember 2016 by!

1La La Land


Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiee Conn
Director: Damien Chazelle
Release: December 7

What’s better than a rom-com movie musical for Christmas? A rom-com movie musical starring the Emma Stone and the Ryan Gosling for Christmas. The trailer is a cup filled to the brim with promises of love, music, and comedy. The trailer’s so good, one can just imagine how beautiful the movie would be. Emma Stone plays the role of an aspiring actress who serves coffee for a living. Ryan Gosling is a struggling jazz pianist. Stone and Gosling find themselves at the crossroads of each other and ending with the constant push and pull of love and life struggles. This is definitely one of the biggest December movies to watch out for!

2Office Christmas Party


Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller, Olivia Munn
Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck
Release: December 7

No Christmas comes without celebration. When December hits, you’re sure to witness all kinds of Christmas parties! There’s usually no harm in over-celebrating the holidays. This movie, however, shows otherwise. Really, how can an office Christmas party go wrong? Ask Jennifer Aniston and the rest of the gang to show you how!

3Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn
Director: Gareth Edwards
Release: December 15

Star Wars came back to the big screens last year, setting bigger flames in die-hard fans. This year comes back another Star Wars story giving us a view of what it was like when Death Star was merely a threat in construction. This prequel gives a fresh look in the movie franchise with a storyline we haven’t seen before. To say we’re excited is an extreme understatement. We’re holding on to our seats; it feels like it’s a new beginning of a bigger fandom for us Star Wars lovers.

No Christmas is complete without gatherings of families to spend quality time with each other. Why not spend a few hours watching these December movies together?

You know what else completes Christmas for us Filipinos? The Metro Manila Film Festival. Check out all the must-see MMFF 2016 movie entries—they are sure to be the talk of the town!

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