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CRC Reel Roundup for week ending December 18th

Opening This Week – December 18

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Poster

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Certificate PG-13 135 min   –   Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983).
Director:  J.J. Abrams

Sisters (2015) Poster

Sisters (2015)

Certificate R 118 min   –   Comedy

Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.
Director:  Jason Moore

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015) Poster

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)

Certificate PG 86 min   –   Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy | Music

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
Director:   Walt Becker

Son of Saul (2015) Poster

Son of Saul (2015) – [Limited]

Certificate R 107 min   –   Drama | Horror | Thriller | War

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
Director:  László Nemes
The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015) Poster

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015) – [Limited]

93 min   –   Thriller

A secretary steals her boss’ car to go joyriding. She visits a seaside town she swears she’s never been to, but everyone knows her name. And when a body turns up in the trunk of the car, she is the lead suspect in a murder she knows nothing about. Is she going crazy?
Director:  Joann Sfar
Noma My Perfect Storm (2015) Poster

Noma My Perfect Storm (2015) – [Limited]

100 min   –   Documentary

After winning a Best Restaurant In The World award in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014, chef Rene Redzepi discusses his Copenhagen restaurant Noma and how his culinary philosophy has shaped its success.
Director:  Pierre Deschamps
Stars:  Rene Redzepi

Extraction (2015) Poster

Extraction (2015) – [Limited]

Certificate R 83 min   –   Thriller

A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Director:  Steven C. Miller

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