“Utah, get me two!” now refers to more than sandwiches. Point Break, the 1991 surfer heist movie, is getting a reboot (December 25). Luke Bracey picks up where Keanu Reeves left off, infiltrating a ring of thrill-seeking criminals to bring them down.
Imagine Art Laboe hosting Welcome to Night Vale and you might get the L.A.-based podcast KLAM Radio. The sendup of desert community stations skews absurd. We like the DJ Cordelia, a Laboe-meets-Delilah type whose dedications feature metal music.
Ease on down the road—and all the way to your couch—for The Wiz Live!, NBC’s latest televised musical (December 3). Coproduced by Cirque du Soleil, this Wizard of Oz adaptation has a stellar cast, including Mary J. Blige as the Wicked Witch of the West.
Can’t get a ticket to Star Wars: The Force Awakens (December 18)? Opt for the EA video game Star Wars Battlefront (November 17). Hunt Imperial holdouts in “The Battle of Jakku” (December 8), a downloadable level that reveals a planet from the new film.