When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team – lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – are brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Arrival opens Nov. 11.

The Edge of Seventeen

The Edge of Seventeen is a new coming-of-age movie in the vein of Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club – an honest, candid, often hilarious look at what it’s like to grow up as a young woman in today’s modern world. The Edge of Seventeen opens Nov. 18.

Manchester by the Sea

In Manchester by the Sea, the latest film from award-winning writer and director Kenneth Lonergan, the life of a solitary Boston janitor is transformed when he returns to his hometown to take care of his teenage nephew. Manchester by the Sea opens in limited release on Nov. 18.

Nocturnal Animals

From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller of shocking intimacy and gripping tension that explores the thin lines between love and cruelty, and revenge and redemption. Academy Award nominees Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal star as a divorced couple discovering dark truths about each other and themselves in Nocturnal Animals. The movie will have a steady roll-out beginning with a limited release on Nov. 18, expanding Nov. 23 and then going to wide release on Dec. 9.


Miss Sloane

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. Known equally for her cunning and her track record of success, she has always done whatever is required to win. But when she takes on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds that winning may come at too high a price. Miss Sloane opens Nov. 25.


From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Moana, a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) meets the once-mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson), who guides her in her quest to become a master way finder. Moana opens nationwide Nov. 23.

Review: Michael Keaton in “Birdman”

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Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman is exhilarating to watch for the superb performances of its stars—Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, and Zach Galifianakis—and the technical wizardry of the camera work. Keaton stars as Riggan, an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero, who is attempting to revive his career by mounting an adaptation of a Raymond Carver Continue Reading...
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Review: Reese Witherspoon in “The Good Lie”

0 Submitted by on Fri, 17 October 2014, 00:30
Reese Witherspoon’s name and face may be prominently displayed on the poster for The Good Lie, but the Academy Award winning actress is really just a supporting player in a wonderfully crafted story about Sudanese orphans who are given the chance to build a new life in America. The film opens with a single title card giving a brief history Continue Reading...
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Review: National Geographic Channel new reality series “Live Free or Die”

0 Submitted by on Mon, 13 October 2014, 16:22
It seems a bit contradictory to have a reality show about people who are living without modern conveniences but that is what National Geographic Channel has done with its new series Live Free or Die. Based on the premise that some people choose to “re-wild,” meaning abandon all modern conveniences to live completely off the land, Live Free or Die Continue Reading...
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Review: Robert Downey, Jr., and Robert Duvall in “The Judge”

0 Submitted by on Mon, 13 October 2014, 16:10
Robert Downey, Jr. can be forgiven for trying to make an ’80s drama about the tense relationship between a father and son since he clearly remembers when those movies were the norm in Hollywood. The Judge pairs Downey with Robert Duvall as the aforementioned father and son. Downey more than holds his own with Duvall and the two have a Continue Reading...
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Review: David Fincher’s “Gone Girl” with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike

0 Submitted by on Fri, 03 October 2014, 00:52
Sometimes not knowing the source material for a movie can be advantage, which is certainly true for David Fincher’s Gone Girl, based on the book by Gillian Flynn. Since I hadn’t read the book I was able to watch the movie without wondering how the twists and turns of this contemporary thriller would play out. The fact that Flynn wrote Continue Reading...
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Blu-ray review: Jon Favreau’s “Chef” with Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey, Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Dustin Hoffman

0 Submitted by on Tue, 30 September 2014, 01:20
My camera roll is filled with pictures of food so I was pretty sure I was going to enjoy Jon Favreau’s Chef, which is available now on Blu-ray and DVD. Food is always front and center in Chef, which contains the best depiction of a grilled cheese sandwich on camera, among other tasty delights. Yet it is also an excellent Continue Reading...
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Interviews: “This Is Where I Leave You” with Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Corey Stoll, Connie Britton And Jane Fonda

0 Submitted by on Fri, 19 September 2014, 22:54
Warner Bros. has just released roundtable interviews with the cast of This is Where I Leave You, starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Abigail Spencer, Dax Shepard, Jane Fonda. Directed by Shawn Levy and written by Jonathan Tropper, This is Where I Leave You revolves around the lives of four grown siblings, played Continue Reading...
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2014 Fall Preview

0 Submitted by on Mon, 08 September 2014, 08:30
Summer has come to a close and the kids are back in school. It’s also a time when movies move from popcorn fare to more serious themes. Fall movies serve as a bridge between the action of summer to the more thought-provoking subject matter that gets tackled during awards season. This list omits limited releases and films listed as only Continue Reading...
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National Geographic Channel is taking a different approach toward the anniversary of 9/11 with a new documentary titled 9/10: The Final Hours, which retraces the 24 hours before the the World Trade Center was leveled to the ground by a terrorist attack. What sets this documentary apart is its focus on regular people rather than experts and politicians. It’s touching Continue Reading...
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DVD Review: Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston in “Only Lovers Left Alive”

0 Submitted by on Mon, 18 August 2014, 08:30
Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston play modern-day vampires living in Tangier and Detroit, respectively, in Jim Jarmusch’s “Only Lovers Left Alive,” which debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on Aug. 19 Written and directed by Jarmusch, the vampires in “Only Lovers Left Alive” are not the same ones found in popular movies and TV shows today. Swinton’s Eve is Continue Reading...
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