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A SPACE­CRAFT trav­el­ling to a dis­tant colony planet and trans­port­ing thou­sands of peo­ple has a mal­func­tion in its sleep cham­bers. As a re­sult, two pas­sen­gers are awak­ened 60 years early. There isn’t enough chem­istry be­tween Pas­sen­gers’ two stars to over­come its fa­tally flawed script. ◗ Stars: Chris Pratt, Jen­nifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen. ◗ Rat­ing :M. ◗ In cin­e­mas: Now.

The Edge of Seven­teen

TWO high school girls are best friends un­til one dates the other’s older brother, who is to­tally his sis­ter’s neme­sis in this above av­er­age com­ing-of-age tale. Em­brac­ing her in­ner awk­ward teen, star Hailee Ste­in­feld is a de­light and this film boasts a sharp script to boot. ◗ Stars: Hailee Ste­in­feld, Woody Har­rel­son, Blake Jen­ner. ◗ Rat­ing: M

◗ In cin­e­mas: Now.

Col­lat­eral Beauty

WHEN a suc­cess­ful New York ad­ver­tis­ing ex­ec­u­tive ex­pe­ri­ences a deep per­sonal tragedy and re­treats from life, his col­leagues de­vise a dras­tic plan to force him to con­front his grief. De­spite its noble in­ten­tions, this drama dis­solves into un­in­ten­tional hi­lar­ity. ◗ Stars: Will Smith, Kate Winslet, He­len Mir­ren, Ed­ward Nor­ton. ◗ Rat­ing: M. ◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

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