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Miss Sloane Jessica Chastain has the title role as a high-powered, high-heeled Washington lobbyist in a political thriller from Shakespeare in Love director John Madden. R

Office Christmas Party Coworkers have one last hope of hanging on to their jobs: Throw a wild Yuletide bash that will win over a potential client. Jennifer Aniston is the cutthroat corporate boss looking to slash the payroll. Jason Bateman, Kate McKinnon, and T.J. Miller are the office goofballs. Courtney Vance is the target of their party-hearty tomfoolery. R

Old Stone A cabbie in a crowded Chinese city hits a motorcyclist - and hits a wall of nightmarish bureaucracy - in this award-winning first feature from Chinese Canadian filmmaker Johnny Ma. No MPAA rating