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New movies this week: Steve Jobs, Goosebumps

Posted October 14, 2015

A look at what's new in theaters this week.

Steve Jobs (R, Drama, Starring Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Katherine Waterston) - Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, this film takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint an intimate portrait of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

Goosebumps (PG, Action, Starring Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Jillian Bell) - Upset about moving from a big city to a small town, teenager Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets the beautiful girl, Hannah, living right next door, and makes a quick friend in Champ. But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah's mysterious dad is in fact R.L. Stine, the author of the bestselling Goosebumps series. As Zach starts learning about the strange family next door, he soon discovers that Stine holds a dangerous secret: the creatures that his stories made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Stine's creations are unintentionally released from their manuscripts, Zach's life takes a turn for the weird.

Bridge of Spies (PG-13, Drama, Starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd, Amy Ryan, Sebastian Koch) - The story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

Crimson Peak (R, Horror, Starring Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Burn Gorman) - Young author Edith Cushing discovers that her charming new husband is not who he appears to be.

Woodlawn (PG, Drama, Starring Caleb Castille, Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell, Jon Voight, Nic Bishop) - In 1973, a spiritual awakening captures the hearts of the Woodlawn High School Football team. Lead by their coach, Tandy Geralds, and fueled by the team's dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and hate, the team makes an astounding run at the playoffs, leading to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of its first African American superstar - Tony Nathan.

Finders Keepers (R, Documentary, Starring Bryan Carberry, J. Clay Tweel) - When his amputated leg is discovered in a grill sold at a North Carolina auction, John Wood finds himself at the center of a worldwide media frenzy. Believing the new-found attention to be his chance at doing some great things in an otherwise disappointing, wayward life, he's quickly swept up in the hysteria as the leg's enterprising buyer, Shannon Whisnant, then sues to regain its custody. But the stranger-than-fiction chain of events, fueling John's drug addiction and compounded by generations of his familial dysfunction, soon sets John on the streets and heading to his certain demise. Just in time, however, another twist in these fantastical occurrences gives John a final shot at becoming whole for the first time in his life.


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