Reel Roundup for Week Ending November 29, 2015

The Good Dinosaur (2015) Poster

The Good Dinosaur (2015)

Certificate PG 100 min   –   Animation | Adventure | Comedy | Family | Fantasy

An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Director:  Peter Sohn


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Creed (2015)

Certificate PG-13 132 min   –   Drama | Sport

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Director:  Ryan Coogler

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Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Certificate PG-13 109 min   –   Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man – and the legend – we know today.
Director:  Paul McGuigan

The Danish Girl (2015) Poster

The Danish Girl (2015)

Certificate R 120 min   –   Biography | Drama

I had the pleasure of screening this film  a few months ago and you guys will LOVE this film!

Check out my review here THE DANISH GIRL Review by Carla Renata

The remarkable love story inspired by the lives of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Director:  Tom Hooper

Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015) Poster

Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

103 min   –   Documentary

Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin’s evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.
Director:  Amy Berg

Killing Them Safely (2015) Poster

Killing Them Safely (2015)

100 min   –   Documentary | Drama

In the early 2000s, two brothers found tremendous success when their company began selling a device that has been called ‘the biggest revolution in law enforcement since the radio.’ But as their company grew, they made decisions that would have lasting impact on both the public and their increasingly skeptical customer base.
Director:  Nick Berardini
Stars:  Rick Smith, Tom Smith


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