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Civil War R
Overall: D

Theaters: As civil war rages across America, a group of journalists try to make it to DC ahead of the rebel troops.

Scoop (2024) TV-14
Overall: B

Netflix: An insider's account of how BBC journalists were able to secure an interview with Prince Andrew about his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Theaters: A young American woman is sent to Rome to serve the church, but soon discovers a dark conspiracy that causes her to doubt her faith.

Monkey Man R
Overall: D

Theaters: A young man unleashes vengeance against the powerful elites who oppress the poor underclass of a large Indian city.

How to Date Billy Walsh 16+ (Amazon)
Overall: D

Amazon Prime: Archie finally feels ready to tell his BFF Milly that he loves her. And then a glamorous American boy starts attending their school...

Música PG-13
Overall: C+

Prime Video: A young Brazilian immigrant in New Jersey aspires to become a musician while navigating life, culture, and love.

Theaters: After the death of his best friend, a young man discovers that she had an unknown sibling, donated as an embryo. As part of his grieving process, he decides to find her and pass on her sister's legacy but things get complicated.

Madu TV-PG
Overall: A-

Disney+: This documentary follows Anthony Madu as the talented ballet dancer accepts a chance to study in the UK, requiring him to leave his home and family in Nigeria.

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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.

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Upcoming New Movies


The Long Game

Theaters: In 1955, a group of Mexican-American caddies built their own golf course in order to compete against wealthy teams from the local golf club who refuse to let people of color join.

The Greatest Hits

Hulu: After the death of her boyfriend, a young woman discovers that certain songs have the power to pull her back through time, where she has to decide if she should try to change the past.

Irena’s Vow

Theaters: During World War 2, the Polish housekeeper of a Nazi officer develops a plan to protect a group of Jewish workers, by hiding them in the last place the Germans would ever look.

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Theaters: Based on the true story of the first special forces operation under Churchill in World War 2.

Upcoming Blu-ray/Streaming


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.

The Secret Garden (2020)

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.


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.

Bill & Ted Face the Music

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.