This week in theaters, 2014 sees its second huge blockbuster hopeful, Will Forte keeps laying on the drama he found in “Nebraska,” and every “Game of Thrones” fans’ wet dream becomes reality.

1. Knights of Badassdom
Opening: Jan. 21
Director: Joe Lynch
Starring: Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage
Plot: In this crazy comedy, guys who dress up as knights accidentally summon a demon to their neighborhood.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: Calling all “Game of Thrones” fans, this film brings sword play to your backyard. Check out the trailer straight from last year’s Comic-con.

2. 24 Exposures
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Joe Swanberg
Starring: Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett, Sophia Takal
Plot : A fetish photographer and a detective strike a friendship after a young model is found dead.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: This film is an IFC film as well as Sundance Selects, so it should be good.

3. Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Jessica Oreck
Starring: Aarne Aatsinki, Lasse Aatsinki
Plot: This film examines hard work and an intricate bond between man and nature in a family of reindeer herders.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: This film was apart of the World Documentary Feature Competition at 2013’s Tribeca Film Festival.

4. Gimme Shelter
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Ron Krauss
Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, James Earl Jones, Rosario Dawson
Plot: A young pregnant teenager’s struggle for survival as she searches for her father.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: Vanessa Hudgens is getting a lot of critical buzz for her lead role in this film that is based on a true story.

5. Gloria
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Sebasti√°n Lelio
Starring: Paulina Garcia, Sergio Hernandez, Diego Fontecilla
Plot: Gloria is a lonely, older divorcée in search of a relationship in the dance clubs for single adults. She meets Rodolfo who gives her hope of a permanent bond, but she must confront her past as their relationship unfolds.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: This film’s release date was pushed back a week.

6. I, Frankenstein
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Stuart Beattie
Starring: Aden Young, Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy
Plot: Frankenstein’s creation, Adam, is fighting to save the world from gargoyles and demons, who are battling for the world’s power.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: “I, Frankenstiein” is considered the second blockbuster of 2014 after “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” and it is from the creators of “Underworld,” and based on the graphic novel “I, Frankenstein” by Kevin Grievous.

7. Run and Jump
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Steph Green
Starring: Maxine Peake, Will Forte, Edward Macliam
Plot: This film is an unconventional love story set in Ireland and tells the story of a woman who struggles to get her life back after her husband suffers a stroke that changes his personality forever.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: Will Forte keeps on the dramatic trend of “Nebraska” in this film, which screened at 2013’s Tribeca film festival.

8. Stranger by the Lake
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Alain Guiraudie
Starring: Pierre Deladonchamps, Christophe Paou, Patrick D’Assumcao
Plot: A young man meets another attractive man and the two fall blindly in love, but after a mysterious death both men become suspects.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: This French film has a Tomato-meter of 100 percent.

9. Visitors
Opening: Jan. 24
Director: Godfrey Reggio
Starring: None
Plot: This film is made up of only 74 shots. The film examines the human experience as it relates to technology.
Buzz/Tomato-meter: This film was a part of the official selection at 2013’s Toronto Film Festival.