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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

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

COLLATERAL BEAUTY

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - After a terrible tragedy, New York advertising executive Howard (Will Smith) withdraws from family and friends. He desperately seeks answers by writing letters to Love, Death and Time. Soon he is

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

BAD SANTA 2

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - Willie Soke (Billy Bob Thornton) reluctantly heads to Chicago with angry little Marcus (Tony Cox) to rob a charity for a big payoff. Unbeknownst to Willie, his estranged mother (Kathy Bates) is the brains behind this robbery. Even knockout performances from Thornton and Bates

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

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ROG'S VIEWPOINT - 13-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Mongolian family in this documentary narrated by Daisy Ridley. Strength and the determination to

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

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