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Run Time: 2:20
U.S. Release Date: 2017-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Drugs)
Genre: Drama
Director: Aaron Sorkin
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, Bill Camp

The movie is all about the nonstop dialogue but, as a result of the way the words flow, they function as momentum builders.

Run Time: 1:29
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-12-15
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Musical
Director: Brian Henson
Cast: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz

"The Muppet Christmas Carol" is a curiosity for those desperate to have a dash of Kermit to go along with their mug of Scrooge.

It’s unlikely that watching this film will become the next great holiday tradition.

Takes a hard look at the system of racial inequality that defined this era and reminds viewers of the price for surrendering to our base instincts.

A little like "The Purge" in an office building with the best moments coming in the early-going.

Branagh’s workmanlike interpretation will be met with different reactions from those who are familiar with the ending and those who aren’t.

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-01-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Reginald Hudlin
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, Keesha Sharp

By limiting the film’s time frame, we get a distinct snapshot of the main character and the setting that resulted in his becoming historically important.

Functions more as a diversion than a fully satisfying motion picture, although, for something streaming on Netflix, a “diversion” is usually good enough.

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-12-26
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Scenes of Peril, Sexual Content, Profanity)
Genre: Adventure/Romance
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Cast: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet

Fails to excite as a tale of survival or ignite as a love story.

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-01-09
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Peter Landesman
Cast: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Maika Monroe, Josh Lucas, Eddie Marsan, Marton Csokas, Bruce Greenwood, Tom Sizemore, Tony Goldwyn

Although not the definitive Watergate movie, it illustrates an aspect that has not been given ample attention by filmmakers.