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Movies with Sean Means Oct 14 2015

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Coming Home (PG-13) 1 Hr 51 Min – 3 Stars

Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husband’s return.

Director: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Li Gong, Chen Daoming, Zhang Huiwen

Crimson Peak (R) 1 Hr 59 Min – 3 Stars

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak. From the imagination of director Guillermo del Toro comes a supernatural mystery starring Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska and Charlie Hunnam

Director: Guillermo del Toro

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska

Freeheld (PG-13) 1 Hr 43 Min – 2.5 Stars

The true love story of Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. However the county officials, Freeholders, conspire to prevent Laurel from doing this. Hard-nosed detective Dane Wells, and activist Steven Goldstein, unite in Laurel and Stacie’s defense, rallying police officers and ordinary citizens to support their struggle for equality.

Director: Peter Sollett

Starring: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Steve Carell

Goosebumps (PG) 1 Hr 43 Min – 3 Stars

Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah (Odeya Rush), living right next door. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach’s comes when he learns that Hannah has a mysterious dad who is revealed to be R. L. Stine (Jack Black), the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. It turns out that there is a reason why Stine is so strange… he is a prisoner of his own imagination – themonsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from their manuscripts and they begin to terrorize the town, it’s suddenly up to Stine, Zach, and Hannah to get all of them back in the books where they belong. Note: Scholastic has sold over 400 million Goosebumps books worldwide in 32 languages since the series introduction in 1992, earning critical acclaim and dominating global best seller lists. R.L. Stine has been recognized as one of the bestselling children’s authors in history.

Director: Rob Letterman

Starring: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Amy Ryan

Woodlawn (PG) 2 Hrs 3 Min – Not Screened

A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.

Director: Andrew Erin, Jon Erwin

Starring: Sean Astin, Caleb Castille, Jon Voight

Bridge of Spies (PG-13) 2 Hrs 21 Min – 3.5 Stars

An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda


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