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Annihilation (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.
Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson. Directed by Alex Garland.
Categories:  Action  Drama  Horror

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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  149 min. 
Plot: The Avengers and their superhero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos.
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie . Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics

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Black Panther (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  134 min. 
Plot: The King of Wakanda's claim to the throne is challenged by a childhood victim of the King's father.
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o. Directed by Ryan Coogler.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  Ethics

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Deadpool 2 (2018)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: Mutant mercenary brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from a brutal time-traveling cyborg.
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin. Directed by David Leitch.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Isle of Dogs (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  101 min. 
Plot: A boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog in Japan.
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum . Directed by Wes Anderson.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Animal

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Quiet Place, A (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  90 min. 
Plot: In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
Cast: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward. Directed by John Krasinski.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

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RBG (2018)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  98 min. 
Plot: The exceptional life and career of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon.
Cast: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, Sharron Frontiero. Directed by Julie Cohen & Betsy West.
Categories:  Biography  Documentary  Supreme Court

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  DVD  94 min. 
Plot: An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.
Cast: Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin, David Bianculli. Directed by Morgan Neville.
Categories:  Biography  Documentary  Entertainment

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78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  91 min. 
Plot: An unprecedented look at the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho and the screen murder that profoundly changed the course of world cinema.
Cast: Filmmakers, critics, and fans of Alfred Hitchcock. Directed by Alexander O. Philippe.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Entertainment

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All the Money in the World (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: Story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his mother to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom.
Cast: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg. Directed by Ridley Scott.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Family

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American Made (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.
Cast: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright. Directed by Doug Liman.
Categories:  Action  Biography  Government

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Baby Driver (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Cast: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm. Directed by Edgar Wright.
Categories:  Action  Musical  Organized Crime

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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  121 min. 
Plot: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carroll, Andrea Riseborough. Directed by Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Drama

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  129 min. 
Plot: An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.
Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevans, Luke Evans. Directed by Bill Condon.
Categories:  Family  SciFi/Fantasy  Musical

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Beguiled, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  93 min. 
Plot: The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls' school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning. Directed by Sofia Coppola.
Categories:  Drama  War  Women

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Better Call Saul: Season Three (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 8 hours, 18 min. 
Plot: Jimmy McGill takes a decisive step in his transformation into "Breaking Bad"'s infamous criminal lawyer, Saul Goodman.
Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, Michael McKean. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Criminal Law

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Big Sick, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  120 min. 
Plot: Based on the real-life relationship and culture clash between a Pakistan-born comedian and his future wife.
Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter. Directed by Michael Showalter.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama  Romance

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  164 min. 
Plot: A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner who's been missing for thirty years.
Cast: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas. Directed by Dennis Villeneuve.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense  SciFi/Fantasy

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Borg vs. McEnroe (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Based on the dramatic true events behind one of tennis' most famous rivalries.
Cast: Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny, Leo Borg, Marcus Mossberg, Jackson Gann. Directed by Janus Metz.
Categories:  Sports  History  Drama

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Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  132 min. 
Plot: A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson. Directed by S. Craig Zahler.
Categories:  Drama  Sports  Criminal Law

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Breadwinner, The (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  94 min. 
Plot: A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Cast: Voices of Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus. Directed by Nora Twomey.
Categories:  Animation  Drama  Family

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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  132 min. 
Plot: A romance blossoms between a seventeen year-old student and an older man in 1980s Italy.
Cast: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel . Directed by Luca Guadagnino.
Categories:  Sexuality  Drama  International

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Chappaquiddick (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: The infamous 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge.
Cast: Jason Clarke, Ed Helms, Jim Gaffigan, Kate Mara, Bruce Dern, John Fiore, Gillian Mariner Gordon, Olivia Thirlby, Katie Henoch. Directed by John Curran.
Categories:  History  Criminal Law  Government

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Coco (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  105 min. 
Plot: An aspiring musician enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Cast: Voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. Directed by Lee Unrick & Adrean Molina.
Categories:  Animation  Comedy  Family

Law movies
Crown, The: Season Two (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 9 hours, 48 min. 
Plot: Queen Elizabeth struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.
Cast: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Domestic Relations

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Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Ninth Season (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  5 hours, 16 min. 
Plot: Ongoing saga of Larry's life; a walking victim of misunderstandings and missed opportunities.
Cast: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Jason Alexander, Richard Lewis.. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Comedy  Securities

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Darkest Hour (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  125 min. 
Plot: During the early days of World War II Winston Churchill must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.
Cast: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas. Directed by Joe Wright.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Death of Stalin, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  107 min. 
Plot: Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.
Cast: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor. Directed by Armondo Iannucci.
Categories:  Comedy  History

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Detroit (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  143 min. 
Plot: Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution.
Cast: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
Categories:  Drama  History  Law Enforcement

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Disaster Artist, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Two acting students form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.
Cast: Dave Franco, James Franco, Seth Rogen. Directed by James Franco.
Categories:  Biography  Comedy  Drama

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Disobedience (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A woman returns to the community that shunned her decades earlier.
Cast: Alessandro Nivola, Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams . Directed by Sebastián Lelio.
Categories:  Drama  Sexuality  Religion

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Dolores (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  95 min. 
Plot: In the 1950's, a working-class wife and mother of eleven children helps to establish a farmer's union, which later develops into a platform for feminism and gender equality.
Cast: Hillary Clinton, Angela Davis, Dolores Huerta. Directed by Peter Bratt.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Biography

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Dunkirk (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  106 min. 
Plot: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance. Directed by Christopher Nolan.
Categories:  Action  History  Drama

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Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars (2017)
Rated:  NC-17  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  135 min. 
Plot: A look at the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton told by those who have known him best.
Cast: Eric Clapton, Pattie Boyd, George Harrison. Directed by Lili Fini Zanuck.
Categories:  Documentary  Musical

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Faces Places (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  89 min. 
Plot: Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship. In French with English subtitles.
Cast: Jean-Paul Beaujon, Amaury Bussy, Yves Boulen. Directed by JR and Agnes Varda.
Categories:  Documentary  Art  Foreign

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Ferdinand (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  108 min. 
Plot: When a big-hearted bull is mistaken as dangerous and captured, he rallies a misfit team to help him return home to his family.
Cast: Voices of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale. Directed by Carlos Saldanha.
Categories:  Comedy  Animation  Family

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First Reformed (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  113 min. 
Plot: Priest of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric the Entertainer. Directed by Paul Schrader.
Categories:  Drama  Religion

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Florida Project, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  111 min. 
Plot: Film follows the summer of a precocious six-year-old while living in the shadows of Walt Disney World.
Cast: Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe. Directed by Sean Baker.
Categories:  Drama  Children  Family

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Game of Thrones: Season 7 (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD 5 disc set 7 hours, 17 min. 
Plot: Daenerys Targaryen arrives in Westeros with her army and three dragons.
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Arya Stark, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Iain Glen. Directed by various.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Drama  Estates

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Get Out (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: A family weekend in their secluded estate in the woods gives way to a nightmare.
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford. Directed by Jordan Peele.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Mystery/Suspense

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  136 min. 
Plot: The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.
Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista. Directed by James Gunn.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Handmaid's Tale, The: Season One (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 8 hours, 45 min. 
Plot: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship.
Cast: Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, Amanda Brugel, Joseph Fiennes, Madeline Brewer, O-T Fagbenle, Ann Dowd, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel. Directed by Mike Barker, and others.
Categories:  Women  SciFi/Fantasy  Television

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How the Beatles Changed the World (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: History of The Beatles and their cultural influence.
Cast: Tony Bramwell, Robert Christgau, Anthony DeCurtis. Directed by Tom O'Dell.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Musical

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Human Flow (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  140 min. 
Plot: A detailed exploration into the global refugee crisis.
Cast: Israa Abboud, Hiba Abed, Rami Abu Sondos, Fadi Abou Akleh, Yamama Al-Awaad, Asmaa Al-Bahiyya, Eman Al-Masina, Maya Ameratunga . Directed by Ai Weiwei.
Categories:  International  Documentary  Human Rights

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I, Tonya (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  119 min. 
Plot: A competitive ice skater rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Cast: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson, Paul Walter Hauser, Bobby Cannavale, Bojana Novakovic, Caitlin Carver . Directed by Craig Gillespie.
Categories:  Biography  Criminal Law  Sports

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Insult, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  112 min. 
Plot: When an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention. In Arabic with English subtitles.
Cast: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Salameh. Directed by Ziad Doueiri.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  Domestic Relations

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It (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  135 min. 
Plot: A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children.
Cast: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard. Directed by Andy Muschietti.
Categories:  Drama  Horror  SciFi/Fantasy

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Jane (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  90 min. 
Plot: The life and work of the renowned primatology scientist, Jane Goodall, especially on her research about chimpanzees.
Cast: Jane Goodall. Directed by Brett Morgen.
Categories:  Documentary  Biography  Animal

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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  122 min. 
Plot: After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane. Directed by Chad Stahelski.
Categories:  Action  Mystery/Suspense  Organized Crime

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  119 min. 
Plot: Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart. Directed by Jake Kasdan.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  118 min. 
Plot: A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.
Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy

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LA 92 (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  114 min. 
Plot: Examines the tumultuous period after the verdict in the Rodney King trial through rarely seen archival footage.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Daniel Lindsay & T. J. Martin.
Categories:  Documentary  History  Civil Rights

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Lady Bird (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  94 min. 
Plot: An artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in 2002 California.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts. Directed by Greta Gerwig.
Categories:  Drama  Comedy  Juvenile

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Last Men in Aleppo (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  83 min. 
Plot: About the founders of The White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims at besieged city during the Syrian civil war.
Cast: Participants portray themselves. Directed by Feras Fayyad & Steen Johannessen.
Categories:  Documentary  War  History

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Lego Batman Movie, The (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  104 min. 
Plot: Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
Cast: Voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson. Directed by Chris McKay.
Categories:  Action  Animation

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Little Hours, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  Blu-ray  90 min. 
Plot: In the Middle Ages, a young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns.
Cast: Alison Brie, DAve Franco, Kate Micucci. Directed by Jeff Baena.
Categories:  Comedy  Romance

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Logan (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  137 min. 
Plot: A weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border, however, his attempts to hide from the world are upended.
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen. Directed by James Magnold.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Logan Lucky (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.
Cast: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig. Directed by Steven Soderbergh.
Categories:  Comedy  Drama

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Marshall (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  118 min. 
Plot: Story of future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and one of his landmark cases.
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson. Directed by Reginald Hudlin.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Criminal Procedure

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Molly's Game (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  140 min. 
Plot: True story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner. Directed by Aaron Sorkin.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Organized Crime

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Novitiate (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  Blu-ray  123 min. 
Plot: Set in the early 1960s, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.
Cast: Dianna Agron, Julianne Nicholson, Margaret Qualley. Directed by Margaret Betts.
Categories:  Drama  Religion

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Other Side of Hope, The (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  100 min. 
Plot: A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland. In Finnish and Arabic with English subtitles.
Cast: Ville Virtanen, Kati Outinen, Tommi Eronen. Directed by Aki Kaurismäki.
Categories:  Immigration  International  Foreign

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Phantom Thread (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  150 min. 
Plot: In 1950's London, a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young woman who becomes his muse and lover.
Cast: Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.
Categories:  Drama  Romance

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Post, The (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  116 min. 
Plot: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle.
Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson. Directed by Steven Speilberg.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  History

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Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  108 min. 
Plot: Story of the psychologist and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and his mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Cast: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcode. Directed by Angela Robinson.
Categories:  Biography  Drama  Marital Relations

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Quest (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  86 min. 
Plot: Non-romantic true love story between a child in crises and a humble teacher who believes there is no such thing as a bad kid, only a bad situation.
Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Lou Diamond Phillips, Betsy Brandt. Directed by Santiago Rizzo.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Education

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Rider, The (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  DVD  104 min. 
Plot: After a tragic riding accident, a young cowboy searches for a new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.
Cast: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lily Jandreau. Directed by Chloe Zhao.
Categories:  Drama  Western

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Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  122 min. 
Plot: An idealistic defense attorney finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Colin Ferrel, Carmen Ejogo. Directed by Dan Gilray.
Categories:  Drama  Action  Criminal Law

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Shadowman (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  82 min. 
Plot: Documentary of Richard Hambleton, a founder of the street art movement in New York City.
Cast: Richard Hambleton, Paul DeRienzo . Directed by Oren Jacoby .
Categories:  Documentary  Art

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Shape of Water, The (2017)
Rated:    Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  123 min. 
Plot: A lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity at a top secret research facility in the 1960s.
Cast: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Zelda Fuller, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones . Directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Categories:  SciFi/Fantasy  Disability  Government

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  152 min. 
Plot: The Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order.
Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill. Directed by Rian Johnson.
Categories:  Action  Family  SciFi/Fantasy

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Sweet Virginia (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  93 min. 
Plot: A former rodeo star, with a small time life, unknowingly starts a rapport with a young man who is responsible for the violence that has suddenly gripped his small town.
Cast: Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott, Imogene Poots. Directed by Jamie M. Dagg.
Categories:  Drama  Mystery/Suspense

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T2 Trainspotting (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  117 min. 
Plot: After 20 years abroad, Mark returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller. Directed by Danny Boyle.
Categories:  Drama  Foreign  Criminal Law

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Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  130 min. 
Plot: Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok.
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett. Directed by Taika Waititi.
Categories:  Action  Comedy  SciFi/Fantasy

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Rated:  R  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  115 min. 
Plot: A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell. Directed by Martin McDonagh.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Criminal Procedure

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Victoria: Season Two (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD (3 disc set) 7 hours, 30 min. 
Plot: The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.
Cast: Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, Nell Hudson, Daniela Holtz, Tom Hughes. Directed by various.
Categories:  Television  Drama  Domestic Relations

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War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  140 min. 
Plot: After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Cast: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn. Directed by Matt Reeves.
Categories:  Action  Drama  SciFi/Fantasy

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  85 min. 
Plot: Through the eyes of famous chefs, audiences will see how they make the most of every kind of food, transforming what most people consider scraps into incredible dishes that create a more secure food system.
Cast: Dan Barber, Mario Bstali, Massimo Bottura, Anthony Bourdain. Directed by Anna Chai & Nari Kye.
Categories:  Documentary  Consumer  Environmental

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Wonder (2017)
Rated:  PG  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  113 min. 
Plot: The incredibly inspiring story of a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay. Directed by Stephen Chbosky.
Categories:  Drama  Family  Children

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Wonder Woman (2017)
Rated:  PG-13  Stars: ****
Format:  Blu-ray/DVD  141 min. 
Plot: When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright. Directed by Patty Jenkins.
Categories:  Action  SciFi/Fantasy  War

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Wound, The (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***
Format:  DVD  88 min. 
Plot: A lonely factory worker travels to the rural mountains with the men of his community to initiate a group of teenage boys into manhood. In Xhosa with English subtitles.
Cast: Nakhane Toure, Bongile Mantsai, Niza Jay. Directed by John Trengove.
Categories:  Drama  Romance  Foreign

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Zama (2017)
Rated:  NR  Stars: ***1/2
Format:  DVD  115 min. 
Plot: Based on a 1956 novel, Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, awaiting his transfer to Buenos Aires. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Cast: Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Lola Duenas, Matheus Nachtergaele. Directed by Lucrecia Martel.
Categories:  Drama  Government  Foreign

The Wolf Law Library welcomes your suggestions for additions to the Feature Film Collection! If there is a law-related movie you feel we might be missing, please submit your suggestion to the Circulation & Reserve Desk at lawcir@wm.edu.

You can view a list of all law library movies in the online catalog.