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!

Heading into the Holidays

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Special Guest in Studio:
We’re joined by Raymond Ochoa, who voices lead character, Arlo, in Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur (PG). It opens November 25th.

What to Watch in the Theater:
Love the Coopers (PG13) opened last week – does this blend of stories from four generations warm your heart?

What to Watch at Home:
The Age of Adaline (PG13) – if you anticipate the ending, can a story still delight and entertain?
While We’re Young (R) – can an uncomfortable ride be entertaining?

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