The Round-Up

THE ROUND-UP | January 2’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.


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Birdman
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• Unmissable | A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory.

119 min
Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Writers: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone
Stars: Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton

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The Theory of Everything
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A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

123 min
Director: James Marsh
Writer: Anthony McCarten
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior

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The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
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40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitant.

98 min
Director: Tom Harper
Writers: Jon Croker, 
Susan Hill
Stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox

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Enemy
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A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie.

90 min
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Writer: Javier Gullón
Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Mélanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon

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Big Eyes
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Exodus: Gods and Kings
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Unbroken
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