As Hollywood does its now-traditional back-loading of December film releases for Christmas week, only a few new movies make their way to Utah theaters today, including an awards front-runner.
Andrew Wright praises Jessica Chastain's fiercely intelligent performance as a cutthroat Washington lobbyist in the political drama Miss Sloane
Eric D. Snider finds the comedy Office Christmas Party
as poorly organized, over-long and short on entertainment as many actual office Christmas parties.
In this week's feature review, writer/director Kenneth Lonergan takes a wonderfully multi-faceted look at his favorite subject—grief—in Manchester By The Sea
Also opening this week, but not screened for press: Tower Theatre hosts a showcase of short films from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival