Wonder Rated: PG for thematic elements, including bullying and some mild language. In theaters: Nov. 17 Reel Preview: 4 of 5 Reels OK for kids 9+
Based on R.J. Palacio's New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that until now have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie's extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can't blend in when you were born to stand out. Directed by Stephen Chbosky, this movie stars Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngiK1gQKgK8 Justice League Not yet rated: Likely PG-13 In theaters: Nov. 17 Reel Preview: 4 of 5 Reels OK for kids 13+
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck) enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince/Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes -- Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash -- it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. Directed by Zack Snyder with a screenplay by Joss Whedon and Chris Terrio, this movie also stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Jeremy Irons, Diane Lane and J.K. Simmons.
The Man Who Invented Christmas
Rated: PG for thematic elements and some mild language In theaters: Nov. 22 Reel Preview: 4 of 5 Reels OK for kids 9+
This family movie tells of the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim, and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol. The film shows how Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today.