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WHY HIM?

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - When overprotective dad Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston), wife Barb (Megan Mullally) and son Scotty (Griffin Gluck) visit daughter Stephanie (Zoey Deutch) at Stanford over the holidays, all is not

SING

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Koala Buster Moon (the voice of Matthew McConaughey) decides to produce the world's greatest singing competition to restore his once grand theater to its former prestige. This tuneful animated comedy is filled with songs to cover up

PASSENGERS

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - On the Starship Avalon's 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet with over 5,000 hibernated people looking to begin a new life, passengers Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) and Aurora Lane (Jennifer Lawrence) are awakened 90 years too soon. A malfunction is just the

MISS SLOANE

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - One of the top lobbyists in Washington D.C., Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) now faces the toughest opponent of her career. She must do whatever

JACKIE

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - In the days following the assassination of her husband, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) reflects on her recent White House years with Life Magazine reporter Theodore H. White (Billy Crudup). Natalie Portman delivers

THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - High school life becomes intolerable for Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld) when she finds out that her older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) is dating her best friend Krista (Haley Lu Richardson). Feeling angry and alone, she turns to teacher Mr. Bruner (Woody Harrelson), who becomes a reluctant sounding board for all that is happening

LOVING

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - In 1958, interracial couple Richard Loving (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred Jeter Loving (Ruth Negga) were arrested and sentenced to prison in Virginia. Their suit against the state led to the Supreme Court's unanimous decision making

HACKSAW RIDGE

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The inspirational true story of WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who saved many lives during the Battle of Okinawa and was the first conscientious objector in U.S. history to be awarded

TROLLS

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Trolls Poppy (the voice of Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) try to save their friends from being eaten by their nemeses in this animated feature. This colorful 3D spectacle is filled with

MOONLIGHT

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - The enlightening story of African American male Chiron told in three parts: as a child (Alex Hibbert), teen (Ashton Sanders) and adult (Trevante Rhodes). Director Barry Jenkins takes his time letting this

THE PICKLE RECIPE

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Desperate for cash, party emcee Joey (Jon Dore) is coerced by his Uncle Morty (David Paymer) into stealing his Grandmother Rose's (Lynn Cohen) treasured secret pickle recipe. Strained family relationships are

OASIS: SUPERSONIC

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - A super rock doc that chronicles the rise of brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher's band Oasis. Filled with music and behind-the-scenes drama, this visually

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - A suburban couple's (Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher) life becomes chaotic when their new neighbors (Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot) turn out to be spies. This comedy falls flat with most of the belly laughs revealed in the

AMERICAN PASTORAL

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - The marriage between a star athlete (Ewan McGregor) and a beauty queen (Jennifer Connelly) begins to disintegrate when their rebellious daughter (Dakota Fanning) becomes a revolutionary during the Vietnam War. Philip Roth's sweeping novel is