The Round-Up

THE ROUND-UP | January 9’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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Taken 3
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• Avoid Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.

109 min
Director: Olivier Megaton
Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen
Stars: Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace

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Foxcatcher
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The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul – a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

129 min
Director: Bennett Miller
Writers: E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman
Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo

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Into the Woods
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A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

125 min
Director: Rob Marshall
Writer: James Lapine
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine

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Still showing

Birdman • Unmissable
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The Theory of Everything
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The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
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Enemy
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