Lady Bird

Director: Greta Gerwig Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, Timothee Chalamet, Beanie Feldstein, Stephen Henderson Rated: R (thematic elements and some mild language) In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California.   Lady Bird By Matt Greene "Don't you think they're the same thing? Love...and attention?"... Continue Reading →

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The Man Who Invented Christmas

Director: Bharat Narulli Starring: Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Miriam Margolyes, Simon Callow, Morfydd Clark Rated: PG (thematic elements and some mild language) The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.   The Man Who Invented Christmas By Cole Schneider I’ve long... Continue Reading →

Coco

Director: Lee Unkrich Starring: Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Edward James Olmos, Gabriel Iglesias, Cheech Marin, John Ratzenberger Rated: PG (thematic elements) Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery.   Coco By Matt Greene Dia de Muertos, or “Day of... Continue Reading →

Justice League

Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. Simmons, Ciaran Hinds, Amber Heard, Billy Crudup Rated: PG-13 (sequences of sci-fi violence and action)   Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce... Continue Reading →

Murder on the Orient Express

Director: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley Rated: PG-13 (violence and thematic elements) When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case.   Murder on the Orient Express... Continue Reading →

Thor: Ragnarok

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleton, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins, Zachary Levi, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi, Stan Lee Rated: PG-13 (intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material) Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against... Continue Reading →

Suburbicon

Director: George Clooney Starring: Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac, Julianne Moore, Glenn Fleshler, Lauren Burns, Megan Ferguson, Michael D. Cohen Rated: R (violence, language and some sexuality) A home invasion rattles a quiet family town.   Suburbicon By Cole Schneider Terrible movies are typically easier to write about than good ones. Two or three snide comments... Continue Reading →

Little Shop of Horrors

Director: Frank Oz Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Steve Martin, Tisha Campbell-Martin, John Candy, Bill Murray, Jim Belushi, Christopher Guest Rated: PG-13 (mature thematic material including comic horror violence, substance abuse, language and sex references) A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands... Continue Reading →

Happy Death Day

Director: Christopher B. Landon Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Black, Charles Aitken, Jason Bayle, Phi Vu, Donna DuPlantier Rated: PG-13 (violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity) A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only... Continue Reading →

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