Our Most Anticipated Films of 2022!
Your very own recommendations, straight from Consolidated Theatres!
If you liked HALLOWEEN KILLS, OLD, or CANDYMAN in 2021, be sure to keep your eye out for:
Scream (Jan 14) – OUT NOW!
Twenty-five years after the original series of murders in Woodsboro, a new killer emerges, and Sidney Prescott must return to uncover the truth… Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, and David Arquette RETURN as Sydney, Gale, and Dewey alongside a new generation to help unmask the killer as Ghostface hunts them down again. t’s always someone you know…
Nope (July 22)
Jordan Peele returns to directing in his third feature film, “NOPE”. After his filmmaking debut “GET OUT” won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, horror fans knew he was not to be missed. While the plot is still unannounced, fans of “GET OUT” and “US” are sure to be in for a treat.
Halloween Ends (Oct 14)
The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode comes to a spine-chilling climax in this final installment of the franchise- the third movie in the recent trilogy, and the 13th installment in the HALLOWEEN franchise from 1978-2022. Starring Jamie Lee Curtis as the iconic Laurie Strode and Andi Matichak as her granddaughter Allyson in a final attempt to kill Michael Meyers once and for all.
If you enjoyed DUNE or THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS, check out:
Moonfall (Feb 4)
A mysterious force knocks the Moon from its orbit around Earth and sends it hurtling on a collision course with life as we know it. With mere weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jo Fowler is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only one astronaut from her past, Brian Harper and a conspiracy theorist K.C. Houseman believe her. These unlikely heroes will mount an impossible last-ditch mission into space, leaving behind everyone they love, only to find out that our Moon is not what we think it is.
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (Apr 15)
The third installment of the ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ series which follows the adventures of Newt Scamander. While the full plot is still under wraps, the magic of the Wizarding World is back with direction from David Yates – often recognized for his direction of the last four Harry Potter films, and starring Mads Mikkelson, Alison Sudol, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, and Ezra Miller.
Avatar 2 (Dec 16)
The highly anticipated sequel to Avatar (2009) directed by James Cameron. Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington return to their roles as Neytiri and Jake Sully as they explore the unknown regions of Pandora. When an ancient threat resurfaces, they must protect not only their family, but their planet.
You liked RED ROCKET and LICORICE PIZZA? Be sure to check out:
The Worst Person in the World (Feb 4)
The chronicles of four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is. Written and directed by Joachim Trier, and starring Renate Reinsve, who won Best Actress at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival for her role as Julie.
Everything Everywhere All at Once (Mar 25)
An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save the world by exploring other universes connecting with the lives she could have led. Directed and written by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, and starring Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan.
If you enjoyed LAST NIGHT IN SOHO or THE CARD COUNTER, we think you’ll love:
Death on the Nile (Feb 11)
While on vacation on the Nile, Hercule Poirot must investigate the murder of a young heiress. Based on the novel by Agathie Christie and adapted for the screen by Michael Green, DEATH ON THE NILE features Kenneth Branagh as both director and star alongside Gal Gadot.
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (Apr 22)
A cash-strapped Nicolas Cage agrees to make a paid appearance at a billionaire super fan’s birthday party, but is really an informant for the CIA since the billionaire fan is a drug kingpin and gets cast in a Tarantino movie. Starring Nicholas Cage as well, himself, THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT is sure to be an adventure you won’t want to miss!
Don’t Worry Darling (Sep 23)
A 1950’s housewife living with her husband in a utopian experimental community begins to worry that his glamorous company may be hiding disturbing secrets… With an all-star cast of Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine, Gemma Chan, Nick Kroll, and Olivia Wilde – who also directed the film – this thriller is sure to keep you on the edge of your seats.
If you liked NO TIME TO DIE or RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY, be sure to keep an eye out for:
Uncharted (Feb 18)
The story is a prequel to the Uncharted video games, starring Tom Holland as a younger Drake, showing us details of how he came to meet and befriend Sully, played by Mark Wahlberg. This thrilling action-adventure brings you behind the scenes of one of the best selling PlayStation games of all time.
Top Gun: Maverick (May 27)
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. He must soon confront the past while training a new squad of graduates for a dangerous mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice. A thrilling sequel – 36 years in the making, since the original TOP GUN in 1986, both starring Tom Cruise as Mitchell.
If you loved ENCANTO or LUCA, we think you’ll enjoy:
Belle (Jan 14) – NOW PLAYING!
Suzu is a shy high school student living in a rural village. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. But when she enters “U”, a massive virtual world, she escapes into her online persona as Belle, a globally-beloved singer. One day, her concert is interrupted by a monstrous creature chased by vigilantes. As their hunt escalates, Suzu embarks on an emotional and epic quest to uncover the identity of this mysterious “beast” and to discover her true self in a world where you can be anyone. Directed by Academy Award nominee Mamoru Hosoda, BELLE is a beautiful film about coming of age in our digital world.
Lightyear (June 1)
The story of the original Buzz Lightyear and his adventures to infinity and beyond that inspired the toy from Pixar’s TOY STORY! Directed by Angus MacLane and starring Chris Evans as Buzz Lightyear, this action-sci-fi will be a heartwarming tale for kids and adults alike.
If you enjoyed the ETERNALS, SHANG-CHI, THE SUICIDE SQUAD, or SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME, keep up with the superhero sagas with:
The Batman (Mar 4)
In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler. Introducing Robert Pattinson as the newest Batman, with an all-star cast of Peter Sarsgaard, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, Andy Serkis, and more, with direction by Matt Reeves, the newest rendition of the Batman stories is sure to thrill you.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (May 6)
Dr. Stephen Strange casts a forbidden spell that opens the door to the multiverse, including an alternate version of himself, whose threat to humanity is too great for the combined forces of Strange, Wong, and Wanda Maximoff. With direction from Sam Raimi, and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams, and Benedict Wong, DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS is sure to have you at the edge of your seat.
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – Part One (Oct 7)
Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar®-winning Spider-Verse saga, an epic adventure that will transport Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man across the Multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered.