The new movies start early this week with two releases on a Wednesday.

The releases this week include sequels for "The Hobbit" and "Night at the Museum" and the return of a precocious little girl named Annie.

‘Annie’

A relentlessly optimistic foster girl is adopted by a shrewd politician seeking to makeover his image in this update of the classic musical.

Directed by Will Gluck

Starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, and Rose Byrne

‘The Gambler’

A college literature professor and high stakes gambler runs afoul of a loan shark and his bodyguard-like gangsters while he has an affair with one of his students.
Directed by Rupert Wyatt

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson and Jessica Lange

‘Goodbye to All That’

A recently divorced dad starts a new life with his daughter.

Directed by Angus MacLachlan

Starring Paul Schneider, Melanie Lynskey and Audrey P. Scott

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’

Bilbo Baggins and company are forced to be embraced in a war against an armed flock of combatants and the terrifying Smaug from acquiring a kingdom of treasure and obliterating all of Middle-Earth.

Directed by Peter Jackson

Starring Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Richard Armitage

‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’

Museum security guard Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.

Directed by Shawn Levy

Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams and Owen Wilson

‘Mr. Turner’

An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.

Directed by Mike Leigh

Starring
Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson and Dorothy Atkinson

Source: ScreenCrush