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Manch­ester By The Sea

AN UN­CLE is forced to re­turn to his home­town to take care of his teenage nephew af­ter the boy’s fa­ther dies in di­rec­tor Ken­neth Lon­er­gan’s emo­tional drama. Casey Affleck’s grounded but pow­er­ful per­for­mance is just one rea­son why this film has been nom­i­nated for six Os­cars.

◗ Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Wil­liams, Kyle Chan­dler.

◗ Rat­ing :M

◗ In cin­e­mas: Now.

Fifty Shades Darker

THIS se­quel is made squarely with the fans in mind, so if you haven’t seen the first film or read the books then this prob­a­bly isn’t for you. While Chris­tian wres­tles with his in­ner de­mons, Anas­ta­sia must con­front the anger and envy of the women who came be­fore her.

◗ Stars: Dakota John­son, Jamie Dornan, Kim Basinger.

◗ Rat­ing: TBA

◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

Fences

AN AFRICAN-Amer­i­can fa­ther strug­gles with race re­la­tions in the United States while try­ing to raise his fam­ily in the 1950s in this big-screen adap­ta­tion of the ac­claimed play. Den­zel and Vi­ola’s award-win­ning per­for­mances make this a must-see for drama fans.

◗ Stars: Den­zel Wash­ing­ton, Vi­ola Davis, Jo­van Adepo.

◗ Rat­ing : PG

◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

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