HBO ANNOUNCES ITS JANUARY 2014 FEATURES IN THE CARIBBEAN
- Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (January 4)
When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the U.S. judicial system right up to the highest court in the country. Directed by Stephen Frears.
- Here Comes the Boom (January 11)
Once a collegiate wrestler, Scott Voss (Kevin James) is now a 42-year-old, apathetic biology teacher in a failing high school. When cutbacks threaten the school’s music program and its teacher Marty (Henry Winkler), Scott springs into action. He dusts off his long-unused wrestling skills and earns money for the program by moonlighting as a mixed martial arts fighter. Though the school nurse (Salma Hayek) thinks he’s crazy, Scott gains something he never expected, and the school rallies behind him. Directed by Frank Coraci.
- Django Unchained (January 18)
- Evil Dead (January 25)
In the much anticipated remake of the 1981 cult-hit horror film, a group of 5 friends in their twenties become holed up in a remote cabin. When they discover a Book of the Dead, they unwittingly summon up dormant demons living in the nearby woods, which possess the youngsters in succession until only one is left intact to fight for survival. Directed by Sam Raimi.