New Movies In Theaters

Lego animation brings to life Ninjas in training: Lloyd, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Nya (voices of Dave Franco, Kumail Nanjiani, Michael Peña, Fred Armisen, Zach Woods and Abbi Jacobson). These 5 teens are trying to save the city of Ninjago from destruction by the evil Garmadon (voice of Justin Theroux) -- who also happens to be Lloyd's father.

In this second film, the Kingsman headquarters is attacked. Now Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) must join forces with the elite American Statesman agency if they hope to stop the culprits.

Based on a true story, Stronger follows the life of Jeff Bauman (played by Jake Gyllenhaal), who was a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Yet with help from friends and family, he finds reason to hope in the face of great tragedy.

In her later years, Queen Victoria (played by Judi Dench) became very friendly and motherly with Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young man sent from India to serve in the royal household. This movie dramatizes their relationship and the kerffuffle caused by the monarch's preferential treatment of the dark-skinned foreigner.

In 1973, the former male tennis star Bobby Riggs challenged the number one female tennis champion Billie Jean King to a match, to prove which gender was the best. This well-publicized game is dramatized in this movie, with Steve Carell playing Riggs, and Emma Stone in the role of King.

The simple act of denying a friend request from a little-known classmate makes Laura (Alycia Debnam-Carey) the enemy of this casual acquaintance with murderous intentions.

Brad Sloan (Ben Stiller) takes his son (Austin Abrams) on a tour of colleges the 18-year-old could possibly attend next year. The trip causes the father to reflect on his own life, questioning his past choices and regretting his present status. Although he is supposed to be thinking about the boy's future, he can't help also pondering his own.

A couple, who are only know as Him and mother (Javier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence), find their sense of peace and safety shaken after the arrival of some unexpected company at their country home.

New Movies on DVD

Wonder Woman PG-13
Overall: B+

Leaving her sheltered home in the Amazon, Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) discovers a wider world in need of a hero -- and that is when Wonder Woman is born.

After Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) experiences a strange, close encounter (of a third kind) with an UFO, he is left with an oddly burned face and an unexplainable obsession for a peculiar shape.

Cultural expectations and differences are a big problem for Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), a Muslim man born in Pakistan, and Emily (Zoe Kazan), a Caucasian, American woman. Their affair remains a secret until Emily becomes seriously sick and Kumail meets her parents (Ray Romano, Holly Hunter) in the hospital waiting room.

If you can't say anything nice about your school principal (voice of Ed Helms) -- hypnotize him! Or at least that is what two creative kids do (voiced by Kevin Hart and Thomas Middleditch). Then they turn him into a comedic superhero, and call him Captain Underpants.

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Upcoming New Movies

Sep
29

American Made

R
When Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) goes looking for a job, the only pilot gig he can land is one with the CIA -- but they want him to run drugs.
Sep
29

Flatliners

PG-13
A group of medical students experiment with near-death experiences by stopping their hearts for a few minutes before reviving each other again. Soon they discover the tests have unexpected and unpleasant side effects.
Oct
6

The Mountain Between Us

PG-13
When Alex Martin and Ben Bass (Kate Winslet and Idris Elba) survive a plane crash, the two are forced to work together and learn to trust one another.
Oct
6

My Little Pony: The Movie

PG
You can't reign in these feisty foals.When it looks like Ponyville might be in danger, the Mane 6 (voices of Tara Strong, Ashleigh Bal, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain) race into action and embark on an adventure beyond Equestra.

Upcoming DVD Releases

Sep
26

Transformers: The Last Knight

PG-13
The Transformers make a fifth return to the big screen for an even bigger action adventure. This time, as the Humans and Transformers wage war, Optimus Prime discovers the only way to save the future is to find an artifact from the past.
Sep
26

Brigadoon

Not Rated
Leaving the business of New York City far behind, Tommy Albright (Gene Kelly) and Jeff Douglas (Van Johnson) head overseas for a quiet vacation -- but what they find in the misty hills of Scotland may be even more confusing than the hubbub of home.
Oct
3

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

PG-13
In this fifth chapter of the continuing saga of the Pirates of the Caribbean, Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) faces an old and forgotten enemy -- Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem). The swaggering seaman is also reluctantly caught up in a quest of two youngsters (Brenton Thwaites and Kaya Scodelario).
Oct
10

Baby Driver

R
Baby (Ansel Elgort) has fallen in with a bad crowd and is now being forced to be the getaway driver for a dangerous heist.