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!

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!