Film and TV

5 Must-See Movies in Metro Phoenix This December

Welcome to December, a.k.a. awards season, when the movie studios release their best and brightest and Benedictiest into the wild (including, ahem, Wild) and onto cineplex screens across the country. Here's what to head to the theater for this month, from likely blockbusters and breakthroughs to indies and what might be the scariest movie of all time.


Based on a true and twisted story, Foxcatcher follows unstable millionaire wrestling enthusiast John du Pont (Steve Carrell) as he coaches a pair of Olympic-level wrestler brothers, Dave and Mark Schultz (played by Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo), on a private wrestling team named for and housed at his Foxcatcher estate.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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