Waves of Humanity

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What to Watch in the Theater:
The 5th Wave (PG13) is in theaters today – what does this alien invasion movie say about humanity?

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Spotlight (R) is in theaters now – how do you draw people in when it’s such a touchy subject?

What to Watch at Home:
Straight Outta Compton (R) 
– does foul language add to or detract from a story like this?
Self/less (PG13) – are the science and emotion in this remake believable enough?

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

Along for a Fun Ride or Two

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Ride Along 2 (PG13) is in theaters today – does this sequel live up to the original?

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Daddy’s Home (PG13) is in theaters nowhow does the Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg pairing work?

What to Watch at Home:
Before We Go (PG13) 
– is it normal for two strangers to bond in just one night?

Plus box office results, Oscar nominees, Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, and a tribute to David Bowie!

An Immigrant and a Revenant

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Brooklyn (PG13) is in theaters now – is this story of an Irish immigrant in the 1950s worthy of awards?

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The Revenant (R) goes to wide release today – do films that are up for awards have to be entertaining?

What to Watch at Home:
Trainwreck (R) 
– can this story about a messed up love life make you feel for the main character?
American Ultra (R) – does excessive violence add to the story?

Bonus Content:
Check out online video Adele’s Hello by the Movies here.

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

Joy to the World

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Joy (PG13) opened last week – can watching a woman overcome the odds both entertain and inspire?

What to Watch at Home:
Princess Mononoke (PG13) – how does this earlier film stack up against the rest of Miyazaki’s work?
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (PG13) – does this documentary make you want to watch his films?

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