Aliens, Magic And Action In This Weeks Latest Cinema Releases In NYC

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November isn’t the month to be sunbathing in the park or rooftop beers. It’s a time for basking in the warm glow of a cinema screen with a nice warm box of popcorn on your lap. Don’t forget to download Fever for tickets at just $10.99! Here are this weeks releases, enjoy:

Opening this week (November 18)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

It’s 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) just finished a global mission to find and document all the worlds magical creatures. A brief stopover in NYC leads to the escape of Newt’s fantastic beasts, and it could “spell” trouble for the Wizard adventurer.

  • 78% – Rotten Tomatoes
  • 72% – Metacritic

Nocturnal Animals

A successful Los Angeles art-gallery owner’s perfect life is muddied by the constant traveling of her second husband. While he is away, she is shocked by the arrival of a manuscript written by her first husband that forces her to examine her past and confront some dark truths.

  • 75% – Rotten Tomatoes
  • 71% – Metacritic

Manchester by the sea

Lee Chandler’s (Casey Affleck) is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi (Michelle Williams), and the community where he was raised when he returns to his hometown to take care of his orphaned teenage nephew.

  • 98% – Rotten Tomatoes
  • 4.5/5 – The AV Club

Bastille Day

An American pickpocket living in Paris, Michael Mason, finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, recruits Michael to use his expert pickpocketing skills to help track down the source of a greater underlying corruption.

  • 6.3/10 – IMDb
  • 51% – Rotten Tomatoes

Already on in theaters:
Arrival

Louise Banks (Amy Adams), leads an elite team of investigators when massive spaceships land in 12 locations around the globe. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks, a linguistics professor, and her crew race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors…

  • 93%Rotten Tomatoes
  • 81% Metacritic

Doctor Strange

After a car accident takes away of the use of his hands, Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is forced to look for healing in a mysterious enclave in Nepal. Strange finds himself gaining more than just the use of his hands as he defends the world and becomes the most powerful sorcerer in existence.

  • 90% – Rotten Tomatoes
  • 72% – Metacritic

American Pastoral

Seymour Swede Levov (Ewan McGregor), a former legendary high school athlete and successful businessman is married to Dawn (Jennifer Connelly), a former beauty queen. When his daughter (Dakota Fanning) disappears Swede dedicates himself to finding her and reuniting his family.

  • 20% – Rotten Tomatoes
  • 1.5/4 – Roger Ebert

Don’t forget! You can pick up an AMC Black ticket for just $10.99 HERE.

Rob Grams

Rob Grams

Rob is a New York obsessed super-geek. When he's not in front of a computer writing for SecretNYC, he's on his cellphone trying to avoid eye-contact with the world in general.

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