STOWAWAY – Review by Susan Granger

Set sometime in the future when interplanetary travel is possible, Joe Penna’s sci-fi thriller poses provocative moral questions when an accidental stowaway compromises a vessel’s oxygen supply. As the story begins, the Kingfisher crew – working for a company called Hyperion – blasts off for a two-year mission to Mars. Not long after takeoff, they discover a terrified interloper, a launch support engineer who was trapped in an overhead compartment.

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A SIMPLE FAVOR – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Anna Kendrick stars as Stephanie, an overachieving mommy blogger raising her young son alone following her husband’s death in a car crash. A buttoned-down perfectionist whose elaborate volunteer efforts make her the object of ridicule at her son’s school, she seems like the last person in the world who would become friends with Emily (Blake Lively), the glamorous, high-powered publicist.

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I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS, EVERY SECRET THING, GOOD KILL, MAD MAX and PITCH PERFECT 2 – Reviews by Jennifer Merin

I’ll See You in My Dreams is an upbeat femme-centric dramady about 70-something woman emjoying life. Every Secret Thing is

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Jan. 19-25: CAKE

Opening Jan. 23, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Cake, starring Jennifer Aniston as a troubled woman who becomes obsessed with the suicide of a young woman from her local support group. Read on…

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