New Movies In Theaters

I Feel Pretty PG-13
Overall: C

Renee Bennett (Amy Schumer) is struggling with her less-than-perfect appearance until a head injury has her believing she is a beautiful, sexy woman. Although the rest of the world sees her the same way as before, Renee's new confidence makes her see the world completely differently.

Brea and John (Paula Patton and Omar Epps) headed to the mountains looking for a romantic weekend. Instead, they stumble into a suspicious bike gang who don't want their secrets exposed. Now the pair must fight for their lives against a group of desperate men.

The Super Troopers return and face off against some Canadian Mounties in this comedy about a border dispute between the U.S. and Canada.

Rampage PG-13
Overall: C+

Primatologist Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson) has become deeply attached to George, an extremely intelligent gorilla he has been tending for years. So when a genetic experiment goes wrong, turning the once gentle George into a rampaging animal, Davis sets out to find a way to stop his friend from going ape and destroying the world.

Based on a true story, Sgt. Stubby is a canine that served with the human troops during World War I. This animation tells the tale of his brave acts that led to him becoming the most decorated dog in American military history.

Truth or Dare PG-13
Overall: D

A group of young adults (Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Nolan Gerard Funk, Sophia Ali) get stuck in a deadly game of Truth or Dare. If you try to quit -- you're dead. If you try to lie -- you're dead. And even if you tell the truth, there still no guarantee you'll live.

Isle of Dogs PG-13
Overall: B

Director Wes Anderson brings to life this stop-frame animation. Set in Japan, the story follows a young boy on a desperate (and quirky) search of his dog.

Björn Borg and John McEnroe are both world champion tennis players. But that is where their similarities end. Borg is quiet and stoic. McEnroe is loud and emotional. So a match between them is bound to be both entertaining and lucrative. This movie is based on their showdown at Wimbledon in 1980.

New Movies on DVD

The Commuter PG-13
Overall: B+

Michael McCauley (Liam Neeson) is just an ordinary citizen, businessman and father. But one day, while commuting from work, he is approached by a pretty stranger (Vera Farmiga) who charmingly ensnares him in a deadly game.

The Post PG-13
Overall: A-

Inspired by a true story, a female newspaper publisher (Meryl Streep) and her editor (Tom Hanks) go head-to-head against the US Government when officials try to suppress unfavorable stories and attempt to undermine the freedom of the press.

The Greatest Showman PG
Overall: A-

This musical is based on the life and achievements of P.T. Barnum (played by Hugh Jackman), who founded the Barnum Circus. And if it was known as The Greatest Show on Earth, then its creator would have to be The Greatest Showman.

Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) has made a name for himself as a dressmaker for the rich and famous of 1950's London. But the pattern of his life is ruffled with the arrival of a young woman (Vicky Krieps) who makes a few alterations to the bachelor's routine.

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Upcoming New Movies

May
4

Tully

R
When Marlo's (Charlize Theron) brother hires a nanny to help her out, the mother of three feels like his gesture is an unnecessary expense. But over time the tired parent comes to appreciate Tully (Mackenzie Davis) and depend upon her extra set of hands and unusually thoughtful nature.
May
4

Bad Samaritan

R
When a couple of petty thieves (Robert Sheehan and Carlito Olivero) break not a house, they find a woman (Kerry Condon) who is being held against her will by the home owner (David Tennant). But their desire to help the victim put them in danger from her captor too.
May
11

Breaking In

PG-13
A weekend away turns into a standoff between a mother (Gabrielle Union) and a group of criminals that are holding her children as hostages. One would think the woman wouldn't stand a chance at saving her kids -- but she is determined to prove them wrong.
May
11

Life of the Party

PG-13
Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) is forced to reinvent herself after her husband leaves her, and her only child heads for college. So she decides to go to school too. Soon she is partying like a teenage, hanging with her daughter's friends, and hitting on the frat boys.

Upcoming DVD Releases

Apr
24

Grease

PG-13
In the summer of 1978, Grease was indeed "the word."Yet fans from that bygone era--who now are parents and even grandparents-- may find they have forgotten just how much sexual innuendo and poor role modeling is contained in this film-adaptation of a popular Broadway musical.
Apr
24

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

PG-13
In this third installment of The Maze Runner franchise, Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) sets out on a quest to find the cure for The Flare, before the threatening disease becomes an epidemic.
Apr
24

Paddington 2

PG
Paddington Bear (voice of Ben Whishaw) returns in this second adventure. This time the lovable marmalade-eater is taking on a few odd jobs to earn some spending money. Along the way, he runs into an oddly suspicious criminal. The movie also stars Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Julie Walters.
Apr
24

Den of Thieves

R
It is hard to tell who is bigger or badder: an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Department headed by Nick Flanagan (Gerard Butler) or a gang of bank robbers leaded by Tony 'Z' Zapata (Kaiwi Lyman). Perhaps will become clear during their showdown at the Federal Reserve Bank.