New Movies In Theaters

Power Rangers (2017) PG-13
Overall: C-

A group of high school students are morphed into super hero and use their powers to save the world. The characters of cartoon and video game fame are Kimberly Hart / The Pink Ranger (Naomi Scott), Trini / The Yellow Ranger (Becky G.), Jason Lee Scott / The Red Ranger (Dacre Montgomery), Billy Cranston / The Blue Ranger (RJ Cyler) and Zack Taylor / The Black Ranger (Ludi Lin).

This movie follows the beat of two motorcycle driving, California Highway Patrol officers (played by Michael Peña and Dax Shepard). It is also based on a TV series that ran from 1977-1983. Expect this updated version to be a little more racy than its original inspiration.

A crew of astronauts discover life on Mars -- but the mysterious creature may be an invasive species! This sic-fi horror stars Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Disney takes their adaptation of the classic fairytale and creates a live-action version. This Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast and Luke Evans as Gaston.

Burn Your Maps PG-13
Overall: B-

As if the journey through their own marriage problems wasn’t enough, Alise and Connor (Vera Farmiga and Marton Csokas) are forced to take an unexpected detour when their young son (Jacob Tremblay) decides he is really a Mongolian goat herder trapped in the life of an American boy.

American employees working in Bogata, Colombia are locked into their office high rise, and commanded by an anonymous voice over the intercom to either kill their co-workers, or be killed themselves.

This film is the sequel to the Trainspotting, and reunites the characters (Ewan McGregor and Ewen Bremner) featured in the first film.

Kong: Skull Island PG-13
Overall: B-

Big problems arise after the military escorts a team of scientists to survey a previously unexplored island. Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson and John Goodman star in this latest movie adaptation of the King Kong tale.

New Movies on DVD

Sing PG
Overall: B-

In this animation, a koala bear (voice of Matthew McConaughey) hosts a singing competition in order to improve business at his theater.

Assassin’s Creed PG-13
Overall: C-

Using some new-fangled technology, Cal Lynch (Michael Fassbender) is able to experience the life events of his long-deceased ancestor, Aguilar de Nerha (also played by Fassbender). Finding himself in the 15th Century during the Spanish Inquisition, the man is quickly caught up in a battle between two ancient factions. This movie is based on the video game, Assassin's Creed.

Even though his father was a cop, Joe Coughlin (Ben Affleck) prefers to deal in the dark workings of organized crime. In the Prohibition Era of the 1920s, opportunities to make money seem endless -- and so do the dangers that go with the job.

The right to bear arms comes into the crosshairs in this film about a political lobbyist (Jessica Chasten) who wants to pass gun control laws.

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Upcoming New Movies

Mar
31

The Boss Baby

PG
Donning a business suit, a baby (voice of Alec Baldwin) goes to work to stop the perpetrators behind a puppy abuse plot.
Mar
31

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

PG-13
Major (Scarlett Johansson) is a human-cyborg hybrid and leader of an elite task force. She and her team are trying to stop an enemy who has intentions to destroy cyber technology. This movie is based on the Ghost in the Shell franchise.
Mar
31

The Zookeeper’s Wife

PG-13
As the Nazis invade Poland, Antonina Zabinsk (played by Jessica Chasten) use her work as a keeper of the Warsaw Zoo as a cover to help save hundreds of people (many Jewish), as well as animals. This movie is based on a true story.
Apr
7

Smurfs: The Lost Village

PG
This is the third movie in the franchise, which was formerly called Smurfs 3 or Get Smurfy - 3D. But whatever the name-- these little blue characters are definitely coming back.

Upcoming DVD Releases

Mar
28

A Monster Calls

PG-13
There are scary things happening in the life of Connor (Lewis McDougall). He's bullied at school, emotionally isolated at home and afraid his sick mother (Felicity Jones) might be dying. And that is when a monster calls. The enormous tree-like creature (voiced by Liam Neeson) offers the support the young boy needs to face his inner demons.
Mar
28

Patriots Day

R
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, first responders and investigation personal pulled together to find the those responsible for the act of terror. This movie dramatizes the the events through the eyes of a fictitious police sergeant (played by Mark Wahlberg), with real life players being depicted by John Goodman (Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis), Kevin Bacon (Special Agent Richard Deslauriers) and J.K. Simmons (Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese).
Mar
28

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

PG-13
Every student at Hogwarts School has to study the writings of Newt Scamander. This latest film in the Harry Potter franchise takes viewers back to the days when Newt (Eddie Redmayne) was wandering the streets of New York City, amongst the muggle and wizard worlds of the time. His experiences later became the inspiration for his book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Mar
28

Why Him?

R
A father (Bryan Cranston) always has high expectations for the man who asks for the hand of his daughter (Zoey Deutch) -- and the rich-but-socially-irresponsible Laird (James Franco) doesn't even come close. Hoping to squash any ideas about marriage, Dad sets out to prove the young man is not the right man for his little girl.