With the holiday season upon us and families coming together from both near and far, what better way to take a break from all the shopping, gift wrapping and constant cooking before Santa arrives, than to enjoy a night out with Dinner + a Movie! And whether a night out is just the two you, or with the whole family in tow, there is a “happening place” in Chesterfield that has a menu with something for everyone to enjoy; including gluten-free options too.

CORNER PUB & GRILL

15824 Fountain Plaza Dr., Chesterfield

636.230.3400

CornerPubAndGrill.com

Serving the best in American cuisine since 2007, and with one of their locations located right in Chesterfield, get ready to enjoy one of their half-pound seasoned burgers, a delectable Corner House salad, or one of their scrumptious Brick Oven pizza’s, the choices are truly endless!  The Corner Pub & Grill also features an array of gluten-free options, including gluten-free desserts, plus a kid’s menu, and daily specials that are fabulous as well, whether you love fried chicken, lobster ravioli, ribs, or fish tacos, there is a special for you each and every night of the week. Plus, the Corner Pub & Grill is open seven days a week, so you can visit them anytime!

Now, we have to make that crucial decision on whether or not we are heading home to catch the latest new film release on Netflix, or to venture a theater near you, to catch a much-anticipated feature film release this holiday season.

Here are just a few of the must-sees for you to choose from.

Netflix Films: Marriage Story

Hits Netflix Dec. 6

Written and directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story encompasses the bi-coastal divorce of Charlie (Adam Driver) and his soon to be ex-wife Nicole (Scarlett Johansson), as they venture into uncharted waters, hoping that they are making the right decision for their family, and each other, as they end their marriage but try to save their family.

Rated R – with a running time of 2 hours and 16 minutes, this film also stars Alan Alda, Laura Dern, Ray Liotta and Merritt Wever

And hitting on a big screen at a theater near you: 

JUMANJI: The Next Level

Hits theaters Dec. 13

Because one exciting trip into a video game is never enough, we venture back again into our favorite video game—only this time, our friends must venture back to save one of their own, and nothing is like it was before, as now they must brave the elements, to parts unknown, to hopefully escape the madness that is…Jumanji!

This film was not yet rated at press time – Jumanji: The Next Level runs 1 hour and 59 minutes and stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Danny DeVito, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Awkwafina, Nick Jonas and Danny Glover

STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker 

Hits theaters Dec. 20

As we venture into the final chapter of the Skywalker saga, it seems the Resistance must face the First Order once more, only this time Rey (Daisy Ridley) and her comrades have the knowledge and power of generations behind them.

This film was not yet rated at press timeStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalker runs 2 hours and 35 minutes and also stars Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Lupita Nyong’o and Billie Dee Williams.