Jared Harris

Box office preview: Moana makes waves ahead of top weekend debut

As a crowded slate of wide releases dropped into theaters on Wednesday, the holiday weekend box office is shaping up to be a bountiful one. Disney’s Moana, Warren Beatty’s Rules Don’t Apply, Jessica Chastain’s Miss Sloane, Billy Bob Thornton’s Bad Santa 2, and the Brad Pitt/Marion Cotillard vehicle Allied join strong holdovers Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Trolls, and Doctor Strange, all gunning for audience affection as the traditionally lucrative post-Thanksgiving frame approaches.

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The Must List: Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, Pokémon Sun & Moon, more

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

The ladies of Stars Hollow are back for more in this heartwarming Netflix revival, which sees the return of creator Amy Sherman-Palladino after her sudden departure following the drama’s sixth season finale in 2006. Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel reprise their roles as Lorelai and Rory, respectively, along with a score of familiar faces, including Melissa McCarthy, Milo Ventimiglia, Scott Patterson, Keiko Agena, and Kelly Bishop.

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Allied reviews: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard thriller is glamorous and hollow

It’s the movie that sparked a million rumors, as its debut trailer curiously dropped the same day Angelina Jolie announced her split from star Brad Pitt, offering audiences a first glimpse at intimate scenes the A-lister shares with his Oscar-winning costar, Marion Cotillard.

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The Must List: Doctor Strange, The Crown, Charli XCX, more

Doctor Strange 

Fans waited over 50 years to see a major Doctor Strange film hit the big screen, and Marvel Studios has delivered in a huge way. Benedict Cumberbatch fronts an all-star ensemble (Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor) as the titular comic book character, a neurosurgeon who, after losing the ability to use his hands following a car accident, is drawn into a world of mystical arts as he attempts to heal both emotionally and physically.

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Marion Cotillard might be a Nazi spying on Brad Pitt in new Allied trailer

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard are turning up the heat in a new theatrical trailer for their upcoming war drama Allied.

The new clip offers an extended look at the upcoming WWII-era thriller, which follows a steamy relationship that blossoms between a Canadian intelligence officer, Max (Pitt), and a French Resistance fighter, Marianne (Cotillard), while on a deadly mission in North Africa.

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