Friday movie roundup – Dec. 23


    Merry Christmas or happy Hanukkah, as applicable! I hope you’re spending it with loved ones, or with whomever you prefer to spend holidays with. Here are this week’s reviews:

    “Assassin’s Creed” (PG-13) D
    “La La Land” (PG-13) A-
    “Lion” (PG-13) B+
    “Manchester by the Sea” (R) B+
    “Why Him?” (R) B-

    I also wrote about these movies this week:

    “Scream” (on its 20th anniversary) []
    “The Fog” [Mental Floss]
    “A Woman Under the Influence” [Mental Floss]

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    In the meantime, happy holidays!