New This Week in Theater, November 16, 2017

 Justice League (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

 Wonder (PG)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin

Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.

 The Star (PG)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Steven Yeun, Kristin Chenoweth, Zachary Levi, Gina Rodriguez

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

 The Breadwinner (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Saara Chaudry, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif

A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.

 Roman J. Israel, Esq. (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo, Lynda Gravatt

Denzel Washington stars as Roman Israel, a driven, idealistic defense attorney who, through a tumultuous series of events, finds himself in a crisis that leads to extreme action.

  Mudbound (R)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jonathan Banks

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

 Big Sonia (NR)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Sonia Warshawski, SuEllen Fried, Caroline Kennedy, Regina Kort

In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor – runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than thirty years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG SONIA also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth-telling to heal us all.

 Almost Friends (NR)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring:  Freddie Highmore, Odeya Rush, Christopher Meloni, Haley Joel Osment

Charlie is an unmotivated man in his mid 20s still living at home with his mother and stepfather who falls for a young woman who has a serious boyfriend.

 Mr. Roosevelt (NR)
Opens on Friday, November 17
Starring: Noël Wells, Nick Thune, Britt Lower, Daniella Pineda

After a loved one falls ill, struggling comedian Emily Martin returns to her college town of Austin, Texas and must come to terms with her past while staying with her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.

Synopsis by IMDB.

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