The Round-Up

THE ROUND-UP | October 24’s movies rated

What were the best films that came out in the last week? What were the worst? Were there any you weren’t sure of seeing? Below are quick and easy star ratings of the past week’s releases to help you decide, including short plot details from IMDB. Full comment and opinion can be found in The Film Journal.




April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

134 min. Director: David Ayer. Writer: David Ayer. Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman.

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Love, Rosie


Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn’t possibly be right for one another…or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.

102 min. Director: Christian Ditter. Writer: Juliette Towhidi. Stars: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Art Parkinson.

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The Babadook

• Recommended A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son’s fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

93 min. Director: Jennifer Kent. Writer: Jennifer Kent. Stars: Essie Davis, Daniel Henshall, Tim Purcell.

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The Book of Life

Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.

95 min. Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez. Writers: Jorge R. Gutierrez, Douglas Langdale. Stars: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum.

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Still showing

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles • Avoid

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