HOCUS POCUS It’s that time of year again: everyone’s drinking pumpkin spice lattes while kicking their way through fallen leaves and going to haunted houses. But more important things need to be discussed during the Halloween season, like how much better Hocus Pocus is than
NEW TO THE STORY The Girl on the Train, based on The New York Times bestselling novel by Paula Hawkins, is a shocking mystery about the murder of a young woman. For those who have not had time to read the book since its release
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FILM A TREAT FOR EYES, HEARTSTRINGS Kubo and the Two Strings entered theaters in mid-August with a fanfare of critical acclaim. It won international praise for its immaculate stop motion animation, and the thoughtful plot had audiences both cheering and crying in the theaters. The
Finding Dory Is Honest, Hopeful Finding Dory landed in theaters in June, and once again the story of tropical fish searching for family members brought down the house. The pristine animation, rollicking plot, and memorable characters swept in more than $185 million in box
The Revanant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is up for several Oscar nominations, and it’s easy to see why.