New Movie Releases

In the Heights PG-13
Overall: B

HBO Max and Theaters: Usnavi owns a bodega and saves all his money to return to the Dominican Republic. But when it looks like his dream can come true, he has second thoughts.

Hero Mode PG
Overall: C

Digital on Demand: Troy Mayfield loves making video games - but now he's in charge of fixing a professional video game, and he's on a tight schedule. Failure will will cost his family their business, and Troy is going to have to ask for help.

Wish Dragon PG
Overall: A

Netflix: When Din discovers a magical dragon, he wishes to reconnect with his childhood best friend. Who knew that such a simple wish would unleash such a wild series of events?

Skater Girl PG
Overall: A-

Netflix: Prerna is fascinated when she first sees a skateboard. When a woman donates some to her village, Prerna discovers a real talent. But now she has to choose between following her dreams or adhering to her family's traditional expectations.

Queen Bees PG-13
Overall: B-

Digital on Demand: Although Helen is fiercely independent, she's spending a month in a nearby retirement community while her home is remodeled. But once she's in, she finds a social world that she thought she left behind in high school.

In Theaters: Unhappy with Bea's new husband, Peter Rabbit heads for the big city where he makes new friends and sows yet more chaos.

Awake TV-MA
Overall: C-

Netflix: A cataclysmic event wiped out the world's electronics and destroyed people's ability to sleep. With one exception - a little girl whose mother has to keep her safe.

Edge of the World Not Rated
Overall: C

Digital on Demand: Explorer and naturalist James Brooke landed in Borneo in 1839 with a goal of cataloguing the island's plants and animals. He wound up as its ruler, known to history as the White Rajah.

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The Croods: A New Age PG
Overall: A-

Digital on Demand: The Croods have found some new neighbors, a family called the Bettermans, who claim to be more highly evolved than the Croods. And you thought your neighbors were snooty.

Greenland PG-13
Overall: B+

Digital on Demand: A colossal comet is streaking towards Earth, and fragments are doing unspeakable damage across the globe. John, his wife Allison, and son Nathan now have to make a run for safety, while the sky falls around them and society collapses.

Toys of Terror R
Overall: D

When kids find a box of toys in a creepy attic, there's no way they can be prepared for what those toys are going to do.

Love and Monsters PG-13
Overall: B

In Theaters: Although the rise of terrifying monsters and the apocalypse drove them apart, Joel was determined not to give up on Aimee. Now separated by an insurmountable 85 miles, every inch of which is crawling with dangerous monsters, Joel embarks on the journey of a lifetime for love.

News & Views

Original content is popping up all month long.

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Netflix ramps up content this month.

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There's lots of new content coming to the streaming giant this month.

A few classics arrive this month.

Quick links to all the nominees.

A small circle of films scoops the big nominations.

Upcoming New Movies

May
30

Triumph

PG-13
Although living with cerebral palsy isn't easy, Mike is determined not to let it define his life. Trying out for the school wrestling team is going to be a challenge, but with the help of his coach and his friends, he believes he can make it.
Jun
13

The Devil Below

Not Rated
Netflix: When four amateur adventurers head out to learn more about fires that rage in a series of abandoned mines, they find way more than they bargained for.
Jun
15

The Misfits

R
In Theaters: A band of idealists persuade a wanted international thief to help them steal millions of dollars worth of gold owned by a man who funds terrorists.
Jun
16

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Not Rated
In Theaters: Bodyguard Michael Bryce and assassin Darius Kincaid work together to save Sonia, but she makes it difficult.

Upcoming Blu-ray/Streaming

Oct
6

I Used to Go Here

Not Rated
Digital on Demand: After publishing her novel, Kate is invited to speak at her alma mater. But going back to school means more than familiar surroundings, and Kate soon finds herself drawn into the personal lives of some of the current students.
Oct
6

The Secret Garden (2020)

PG
Digital on Demand: After her parents die from cholera, Mary Lennox is sent from India to her uncle's remote Yorkshire estate. Alone and unhappy, Mary finds solace in a secret, walled garden with magical properties.
Oct
6

Tesla

PG-13
Digital on Demand: A biopic exploring a sensational take on the life of famed inventor Nikola Tesla, and his struggles to sell AC electricity to a society already interested in rival Thomas Edison's DC system.
Nov
10

Bill & Ted Face the Music

PG-13
In Theaters: Although they had been told that their music would save the universe, BIll and Ted still struggle to make their music take off. Now ageing parents, the duo need a little help from the future to make sure the future is most excellent.