Movies Out This Thanksgiving Break

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In the midst of Thanksgiving Break, that wonderful time between finals and midterms, you find yourself having more time. If you happen to want to watch a movie at any point, here’s a couple that you should consider:

 

Upcoming

1. Coco

Miguel, seeking to be like his musical idol Ernesto de la Cruz but banned from music, goes on a journey in the Land of the Dead, to uncover the truth behind his family’s history.

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Director: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renée Victor

Length: 109 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 22, 2017

 

2. Darkest Hour

During a crucial part of history, Prime Minister Winston Churchill deals with Hitler, coming for Britain during World War II.

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Director: Joe Wright

Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn

Length: 125 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 22, 2017

 

Latest Releases

1. Justice League (2017)

Another superhero film, but this time it features a team of some of our favorite DC superheroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and the Flash!

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Director: Zack Snyder

Starring: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Ezra Miller, Jason Mamoa, J.K. Simmons

Length: 120 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 17, 2017

 

2.Wonder

Wonder is a story, from the New York Times bestseller WONDER by Raquel J. Palacio, about a young boy named August Pullman, who faces elementary school for the first time, with a condition that makes his face different from others.

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Director: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Julia Roberts, Daveed Diggs

Length: 113 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 17,  2017

 

3. Almost Friends

“Timing is everything” takes on a new meaning in this film about a young man, Charlie, who finds the perfect girl and whose father returns, while having to deal with figuring out who he would like to become.

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Director: Jack Goldberger

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Odeya Rush, Haley Joel Osment

Length: 105 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 17, 2017

 

4. Big Sonia

The story of a Holocaust survivor, Sonia Warshawski, who was served an eviction notice for her tailor shop of over 30 years, and has to decide on retiring or starting again.

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Director(s): Leah Warshawski, Todd Soliday

Starring: Regina Kort, Sonia Warshawski

Length: 93 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 17, 2017

 

5. Revolt

A sci-fi thriller about a U.S. soldier and a French foreign aid worker that team up to battle aliens, during a time of war.

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Director: Joe Miale

Starring: Bérénice Marlohe, Lee Pace, Amy Louise Wilson

Length: 87 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 17, 2017

 

6. Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Roman J. Israel, Esq., a lawyer known his entire career for his activism, takes on a job with a student of his civil rights icon mentor, who recently passed away, with events that will make him question himself.

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Director: Dan Gilroy

Starring: Denzel Washington, Shelley Hennig, Colin Farrell

Length: 129 minutes

Date of Release (U.S.): November 17, 2017

 

Now Playing

1. Thor: Ragnarok

The third installation of Marvel superhero Thor’s story.

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Director: Taika Waititi

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thomspon

Length: 130 minutes

 

2. Loving Vincent

A telling of the death of artist Vincent van Gogh through his work. This is the first fully painted animated feature film.

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Director(s): Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Starring: Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan, Aidan Turner

Length: 95 minutes

 

3. Murder on the Orient Express

Murder disrupts a trip through Europe on the Orient Express, with an avalanche adding the pressure on detective Hercule Poirot to find the killer.

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Director: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Johnny Depp

Length: 114 minutes

 

4. A Bad Moms Christmas

The second edition of the Bad Moms films, featuring the mothers of the bad moms.

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Director(s): Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

Starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Justin Hartley

Length: 104 minutes

 

5. Last Flag Flying

Based on the book “Last Flag Flying” by Darryl Ponicsan, three Vietnam War veterans are brought together again, after 30 years, by the death of one of their own sons. This road trip allows them to open up about how Vietnam has impacted them.

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Director: Richard Linklater

Starring: Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne

Length: 124 minutes

 

6. Let there be Light

An atheist has a change of heart when he nearly dies.

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Director: Kevin Sorbo

Starring: Kevin Sorbo, Sam Sorbo, Travis Tritt

Length: 101 minutes

 

7. Geostorm

The creation of a weather controlling system, by many world leaders, has gone out of control and begun to destroy the planet. The storm must be stopped, before it takes out all of humanity.

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Director: Dean Devlin

Starring: Gerard Butler, Abbie Cornish, Jim Sturgess

Length: 109 minutes

 

8. The Killing of a Sacred Deer

A cardiac surgeon brings in a fatherless teenage boy, but after doing this his family becomes ill. The teenage boy’s agenda is uncovered in this mystery thriller.

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Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Alicia Silverstone

Length: 121 minutes

 

9. The Mountain Between Us

Two strangers work together to survive, after having been in a plane crash on a snow-hidden mountain range.

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Director: Hany Abu-Assad

Starring: Kate Winslet, Idris Elba

Length: 112 minutes

 

10. LBJ

This film follows Lyndon B. Johnson’s journey from being the Senate majority leader to the president of the United States, after President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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Director: Rob Reiner

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Length: 97 minutes

 

11. The Florida Project

A cheerful six year old girl, Moonee, lives at a motel with her mother during the summer, right by Walt Disney World. More in depth, the film explores how Moonee’s mother can provide for her and the reality of their situation.

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Director: Sean Baker

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince

Length: 115 minutes

 

12. Marshall

Based on the true story, this film follows young Thurgood Marshall as a lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall and Sam Friedman team up to defend a black chauffeur, Joseph Spell, who is accused of sexual assault and attempted murder by Eleanor Strubing, a wealthy socialite.

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Director: Reginald Hudlin

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Kate Hudson, Josh Gad

Length: 118 minutes

 

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