November isn’t the month to be sunbathing in the park or rooftop beers. What could be better, after hunting down those Black Friday deals, than 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 25)
Stationed in North Africa, World War II intelligence officer Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) encounters French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard) on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines. Upon being reunited in London, their relationship is put to the test by the extreme pressures of the war.
- 7.3/10 IMDb
- 61% Metacritic
An thrill seeking teenaged girl sets sail on a daring mission to save her people. She meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her expedition to become a master way-finder. They sail across the open ocean together on an action-packed voyage, encountering gigantic monsters and impossible odds.
- 97% Rotten Tomatoes
- 81% Metacritic
Rules don’t apply
Under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, a small town beauty queen and a devout Baptist Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins) arrive in LA. She meets her driver, Frank Forbes (Alden Ehrenreich), who is only two weeks into the job and the pair have an instant attraction.
- 57% Rotten Tomatoes
- 3/4 Roger Ebert
Five year old Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata when gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India. 25 years later, armed with only armed only with Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
- 7.5/10 IMDb
- 77% Rotten Tomatoes
Already on in theaters:
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
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
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