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LION

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Separated from his brother Guddu (Abhishek Bharate), five-year-old Saroo (Sunny Pawar) gets lost on a train and taken away from his family and home in India. He learns to survive on his own before ultimately being adopted by

ASSASSIN'S CREED

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Saved from execution, convicted killer Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is reluctantly drawn into the ages-long battle between a secret society known as The Assassins and the oppressive Templar Order. Attached to a

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

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

BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - 19-year-old Billy Lynn (Joe Alwyn), a war hero home on a victory tour with his squad, must come to grips with loss and the aftermath of battle while waiting to participate in the halftime show of a Thanksgiving Dallas football game. Director Ang Lee's latest film is a gripping depiction of the

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Art gallery owner Susan Morrow (Amy Adams) is haunted by the manuscript of her ex-husband's (Jake Gyllenhaal) new novel - the story of a man's revenge after his wife and daughter are raped and murdered. This "story within a story" weaves back and forth between Susan's troubled real life with

ARRIVAL

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Linguist Dr. Louise Banks (Amy Adams) and a team of experts are recruited to find out the meaning behind alien spacecraft landings around the globe. If you're looking for action,

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

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