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Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2019-01-18
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Rachael Tunnard
Cast: Jodie Whittaker, Lorraine Ashbourne, Brett Goldstein, ...

There are times when the movie seems quirky for quirkiness’ sake and the lead character comes across as an assemblage of tics and traits.

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2019-01-18
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Melissa B. Miller
Cast: Brendan Meyer, Jemima Kirke, Molly Ringwald, ...

Offers a mix of honesty and artifice - some scenes simmer with truth; others are too obviously the construct of a screenplay.

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2019-01-11
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Adult Themes, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Drama
Director: Neil Burger
Cast: Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, ...

The film’s predictability is offset by what Hart and Cranston bring to the proceedings.

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Drugs)
Genre: Drama
Director: Peter Hedges
Cast: Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton, ...

By adding cumbersome elements to the narrative, it ultimately detracts from the core human story.

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Karyn Kusama
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany, ...

"Destroyer" keeps the tone dark, eschewing anything resembling a traditional crime story and allowing Nicole Kidman's performance to take front stage.

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, ...

There’s nothing surprising or especially interesting - anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of politics will find the terrain familiar and a little stale.

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-12-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: War/Drama
Director: Keith Gordon
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Gary Sinise, Peter Berg, ...

Powerful without being overbearing, emphasizing the nonsensical aspects of war without dragging the viewer into the trenches and burying him/her in mud.

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Mimi Leder
Cast: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, ...

Although the film’s heart is in the right place, there are times when it misses the mark as a fully fleshed-out biography.

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Cast: Tomasz Kot, Joanna Kulig

From its pristine black-and-white cinematography to the austere hopelessness of its doomed love story, "Cold War" is indeed cold.

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Barry Jenkins
Cast: Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, ...

The sense of optimism never fades and we’re left with images that are more about the enduring power of love than the oppressive force of injustice.