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Archive for November, 2015

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VIDEO REVIEW: Is Matt Damon’s “The Martian” a Movie for All Seasons?

Matt Damon portrays an astronaut stranded alone on Mars. Does “The Martian” deserve an Oscar Best Picture nomination?

  • The Martian (2015)
  • PG -13, 141 min, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi
  • Opening (USA) on Oct. 2, 2015
  • Stars: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain
  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Writer: Drew Goddard (screenplay), Andy Weir (book)

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VIDEO REVIEW: Does Carey Mulligan’s ‘Suffragette’ Deserve a Vote of Approval?

Carey Mulligan stars as a mother and wife fighting for voting rights in early 20th century Britain.

  • Suffragette (2015)
  • PG – 13, 106 min, Drama, History
  • Expanding (USA) Oct. 30; Everywhere, Nov. 20, 2015
  • Stars: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne-Marie Duff
  • Director: Sarah Gavron
  • Writer: Abi Morgan

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VIDEO REVIEW: Is Brie Larson’s and Jacob Tremblay’s ‘Room’ Really that Small?

Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay star as mother and son living in captivity in a 10-by-10-foot ‘Room.’

  • Room (2015)
  • R, 118 min, Drama
  • Expanding (USA) Oct. 23; Everywhere, Nov. 6, 2015
  • Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen, William H. Macy
  • Director: Lenny Abrahamson
  • Writer: Emma Donoghue (novel and screenplay)

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