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FIRST MAN

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After losing his young daughter to a malignant brain tumor, test pilot and aeronautical engineer Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) decides to try out for NASA's space program as a civilian astronaut. When the ultimate challenge arises, he leaves wife Janet (Claire Foy) and family behind to join the flight to his fated destination: the Moon.

Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle strike movie gold again as they
depart La La Land for

THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS

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Young orphan Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vaccaro) goes to live with his uncle Jonathan (Jack Black), who happens to be a warlock with a magically creepy old house. There's a dangerous clock hidden in the walls that will have dire
consequences if it's not found. Jonathan and witch neighbor Florence Zimmerman (Cate Blanchett) enlist Lewis' help in finding the elusive timepiece before something bad happens. The clock is ticking.

A witchy brew of laughs and chills energizes this family Halloween treat. Produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, it feels like one of his films. But it's directed by Eli Roth, who wanders from

A SIMPLE FAVOR

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Widowed single mom Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy vlogger with a growing audience, finds a new best friend in Emily (Blake Lively) - the mother of her young son Miles' (Joshua Satine) schoolmate Nicky (Ian Ho). When Emily suddenly disappears, Stephanie is determined to find out what happened. She teams up with the missing housewife's distraught husband Sean (Henry Golding) and seeks help from her online viewers. As the puzzle unfolds, complications arise.

Pitch perfect performances from Anna Kendrick and

ALPHA

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20,000 years ago in Europe's harsh terrain, teen Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee) accompanies his father Tau (Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson) and tribal members on the annual bison hunt for the first time. When he becomes injured and presumed dead, Keda must learn to survive in the unforgiving wilderness. In an attack by a wolf pack, the teen seriously injures the leader. Rather than killing the abandoned animal, Keda nurses the canine he names Alpha back to health. Together, they slowly

THE MEG

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Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham), who lost crew members years ago in an attack by a giant prehistoric shark in uncharted deep waters, gets a second chance to face the creature. A team of divers for a modern undersea research facility are trapped inside a submersible at the bottom of the deepest Pacific trench with the threatening Megalodon outside. With little time to save his team, oceanographer Dr. Zhang (Winston Chao) recruits a reluctant Taylor for the rescue mission. Paired with Zhang's daughter Suyin (Li Bingbing), Jonas faces

CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

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Pressured by the demands of work, an adult Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) has little time to devote to his wife Evelyn (Hayley Atwell) and daughter Madeline (Bronte Carmichael). But when his childhood companion Winnie the Pooh (the voice of Jim Cummings), a stuffed toy bear, magically turns up in London, Christopher gets the chance to return to the Hundred Acre Wood and the joys of his youth.

Whimsical characters and an uplifting story put some bounce into this nostalgic family film. Blending the adult life of Christopher Robin with

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - FALLOUT

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After a failed assignment, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his Impossible Missions Force must stop a nuclear disaster from occurring. Joining the group is CIA operative August Walker (Henry Cavill), tasked with making sure all goes well. But Hunt is being framed and it becomes a race against the clock to clear himself and prevent a catastrophic event.

Realistic edge-of-your-seat stunts and an intricate plot worthy of the classic television series make for another accomplished mission. Action superman Tom Cruise, doing