Awaken the Force with Light Sabers and… Chipmunks?

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG13) opens in select theaters today – will this long-awaited episode live up to expectations?

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip (PG) opens today – can a fourth rodent feature keep you dancing?

What to Watch at Home:
Vacation (R) 
– was this re-do worth the trip?
A Merry Friggin’ Christmas (R) – road trip or redemption – can this holiday flick keep your belief alive?

Bonus Content:
Check out online video Star Wars Cast Does Theme Song here.

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

Based on a True Story Plus a Bit of Fiction

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What to Watch in the Theater:
The Big Short (R) opens in select theaters today, wide December 23rd – how do you make a story about banking entertaining?

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In the Heart of the Sea (PG13) opens today – can a story about whaling in the 1800s hold your attention?

What to Watch at Home:
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (PG13) 
– does this teen drama capture your emotions?
Adult Beginners (R) – what happens if you don’t want to root for the main character?

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

To Watch or Watch Out?

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Krampus (PG13) opens today – do kids need a scary monster to keep them in line during the holidays?

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Youth ( R ) opens today – does the beauty of the scenery add to or detract from the story?

The Good Dinosaur (PG) opened on 11/25 – how do they make the backgrounds look so realistic?

Stay tuned for more details on The Good Dinosaur poster, signed by Raymond Ochoa, that we’re making available for a charitable donation.

What to Watch at Home:
When Marnie Was There (PG) 
– similar to or different from a Miyazaki film?
The Gallows (R) – are low budget effects just as effective as the big budget ones?

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

Different Spins on Familiar Stories

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What to Watch in the Theater:
Victor Frankenstein (PG13) opened on Wednesday – does Igor’s perspective on the story make you feel differently about it?

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The Good Dinosaur (PG) opened on Wednesday – where will this rank in the all-time favorites list of Pixar movies?

What to Watch at Home:
Hot Pursuit (PG13) – does this female cop buddy road movie entertain or fall flat?
Dope (R) – geeky teens and drug dealers, what could possibly go wrong?

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