New Movie Releases

Only TV-MA
Overall: C+

Netflix: A comet passes by earth and ash starts to fall, releasing a virus that starts to kill all the women on earth. A young couple hide out in their sterilized apartment but that's only the beginning...

The Truth PG
Overall: B

Digital on Demand: Fabienne, famous French actress and recently published author, has her life just as she wants it. Except, unfortunately, for a turbulent relationship with her daughter Lumir. When Lumir brings her family to visit after Fabienne publishes her memoirs, both women begin to realize that things have to change...

The Outpost R
Overall: D-

Digital on Demand: 53 U.S. soldiers, originally deployed on community development projects, have found themselves under attack by around 400 insurgents at their outpost in north-eastern Afghanistan. Now, without reinforcement or support, those soldiers will have to do everything they can to keep themselves and their brothers in arms alive.

Hamilton PG-13
Overall: B+

Disney+: Alexander Hamilton's life is given the full musical treatment in this film of the Broadway blockbuster.

Digital on Demand: Representative John Lewis, famous congressman, student activist and civil rights leader is the focus of this documentary, which is composed of archival footage and interviews.

Desperados Not Rated
Overall: D

Netflix: After a drunken evening leads to a deranged email to her latest date, Wesley drags two of her friends to Mexico to delete the email before he can read it.

Sugar Rush Not Rated
Overall: C-

Netflix: When the three Sugar sisters find $800,000, they start living the high life. But that kind of cash doesn't come without complications....

Netflix: A documentary featuring Helen Mirren as she explores the life of Anne Frank and the stories of five Holocaust survivors with equally harrowing accounts of their suffering under fascism.

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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote Not Rated
Overall: A

This documentary examines voter suppression in Georgia during the 2018 elections.

Impractical Jokers PG-13
Overall: C-

Hidden camera pranks from four immature man-children seeking to relive their adolescence.

The Hunt R
Overall: D

When 12 strangers wake up together in the woods with no memory of how they got there, they realize something must be wrong. When they find they're being hunted, though, they decide to take matters into their own hands.

Trolls World Tour PG
Overall: B+

Poppy and Branch have made a huge discovery- there are different kinds of Trolls. Spread across six different lands, each different group is completely dedicated to a specific kind of music. But the evil hard-rocking Queen Barb wants to eliminate everything but rock.

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Upcoming New Movies

Jul
10

The Old Guard

R
Andy and her group of mercenaries have been working for a long time - centuries, in fact. They are unable to die, either from age or injury. But in a modern world, it's hard to hid an ability like that, and people have come looking...
Jul
10

Greyhound

PG-13
World War II has been raging in the Atlantic for years by 1942, and the United States Navy is now involved. While running a convoy across the North Atlantic, Commander Earnest Krause of the USS Keeling encounters a dangerous pack of German submarines. With lives at stake, Krause will have to battle not only the Nazi U-Boats, but his own fears and doubts.
Jul
10

Palm Springs

While at a friends wedding in Palm Springs, Nyles and Sarah bump into each other - and fall into an infinite time loop. Every time they go to sleep (or die) they wake up the previous morning in bed.
Jul
10

Relic

Moving in to help her ailing mother as she struggles with dementia, Kay finds that things are even worse than she feared.

Upcoming Blu-ray/Streaming

Jun
23

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

R
Marianne, a young painter, has been commissioned to do a portrait of a young woman, Heloise, in Brittany who does not wish to be painted. Attempting to memorize Heloise's features on long walks and outings so she can paint her later, Marianne begins to understand more and more this mysterious young woman.
Jul
7

Sorry We Missed You

Not Rated
Ricky's family life has been falling apart since he lost his job in the 2008 financial crash. Struggling to find employment in the modern gig economy, Ricky and his wife, Abbie, will have to work together to keep their family together.
Jul
7

Hope Gap

PG-13
Digital on Demand: Edward and Grace have been married 29 years, sharing their lives, their home, and their son, Jamie. One day, seemingly unprompted, Edward announces that he plans to leave Grace and seek a divorce. With her life crumbling around her, Grace is forced to reevaluate how she sees herself and her family.
Jul
21

Scoob!

PG
Digital on demand: Young Shaggy Rogers and his dog Scooby-Doo are tight as can be, and stay that way when they team up with Fred, Daphne, and Velma to solve mysteries. But when a dastardly villain separates them from the gang, Shaggy and Scooby are going to have to work harder than ever to save their friends...and the world!