A Jem That’s Shiny and New

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Jem and the Holograms (PG) opens today – does this teen musical do justice to its origin, stand on its own, or fail to shine at all?

What to Watch at Home:
The Wind Rises (PG13) – does the realistic subject cloud the beauty of the film?
Mad Max: Fury Road (R) – an action-packed chase or a whole lot of noise and violence?

Plus box office results, what’s opening soon or coming out on video, and movie news!

Enemies are Lurking

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Bridge of Spies (PG13) opens today – Tom Hanks does it again, but will people care enough about the subject?

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Goosebumps (PG) opens today – does this multi-genre family flick over-deliver on monsters?

What to Watch at Home:
Love is Strange (R) – does the issue make this story more worth watching?
Big Eyes (PG13) – good intentions or deception from the start?

Plus box office results, what’s opening soon or coming out on video, and movie news!

Panning for Applause

Pan

What to Watch in the Theater:
Pan opens today – does this origin story with lush scenery fit the bill for diehard Peter Pan fans?

What to Watch at Home:
Little Boy – can a little boy with a big heart accomplish the impossible?
Moms’ Night Out – does the message shine through the out of control adventure?

Plus box office results, what’s opening soon or coming out on video, and movie news!

Out of This World Entertainment

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What to Watch in the Theater:
The Martian opens today – does this love letter to science also entertain with humor and thrills?

What to Watch at Home:
Danny Collins – can an aging rock star change his spots?
Boulevard – can Robin Williams’ performance overcome this depressing story?

Plus box office results, what’s opening soon or coming out on video, and movie news!