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‘Carol’

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara turn in superb performances as two women fighting against, but eventually giving in to, their emotional connection, despite living in the 1950s when such relationships are considered taboo.

‘Brooklyn’

1/2

Director John Crowley’s period film tells a hauntingly beautiful tale, about an Irish woman (Saoirse Ronan) who comes to America to start a new life but becomes torn between two men.

‘The Big Short’

Director Adam McKay looks to put the financial collapse caused by the housing bubble that happened less than a decade ago into an understandable form. Christian Bale stars.

 

Also out this week

“Sisters”: Sisters throw one last party before selling the family home. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star.

“Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”: Misunderstanding leaves the Chipmunks worried about their future.

Fresno Bee

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