It's a slim week at theaters, but the first Christmas movie of the year makes its debut in theaters this weekend.
(The Best Man Holiday - Universal - Rated R)
After nearly 15 years, Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, and Harold Perrineau reprise their career-launching roles in R-rated The Best Man Holiday, a sequel to 1999's The Best Man. When the college friends finally reunite over the Christmas holidays, they will discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited.
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(Great Expectations - Main Street Films - Rated PG-13)
Helena Bonham Carter stars as Miss Haversham in a new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, Great Expectations, which chronicles an orphan who learns he has an unknown benefactor and sets off to London with "great expectations." Ralph Fiennes, Sally Hawkins and Robbie Coltrane also star. It's rated PG-13.
(Diana - eOne - Rated PG-13)
Diana, now at the Downtown Edwards, looks into the private realm of the Princess of Wales, Diana, in the last two years of her meteoric life. On the occasion of the 16th anniversary of her sudden death, the film explores Diana's final rite of passage: a secret love affair with a Pakistani heart surgeon. Naomi Watts and Naveen Andrews star, it's rated PG-13.
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