New Movie Releases

Eileen R
Overall: D

Theaters: in the 1960s, a young secretary strikes up a friendship with the new prison psychologist, who has a dangerous agenda.

May December R
Overall: D+

Netflix: Decades after a notorious tabloid romance, a couple's marriage is tested when an actress enters their life to do research for a film about their past.

Silent Night (2023) R
Overall: D

Theaters: After his young son is killed in a crossfire between gangs, a tormented father plans his revenge.

Godzilla Minus One PG-13
Overall: B+

Theaters: Just as Japan is emerging from the end of World War 2, a giant monster, born of the atomic bomb, terrorizes her shores.

Candy Cane Lane PG
Overall: C+

Prime Video: Determined to win a neighborhood Christmas decorating contest, a man accidentally makes a deal with a mischievous elf who unleashes chaos.

The Shepherd PG
Overall: A-

Disney+: When a pilot is lost over the North Sea, another plane appears and leads him home.

The Shift PG-13
Overall: B-

Theaters: Unwillingly transferred to an alternate reality, a man must struggle to return to this world and the woman he loves.

Family Switch PG
Overall: C

Netflix: In the chaotic days right before Christmas, family members switch bodies and have to figure out how to get back to normal.

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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


Waitress: The Musical

Theaters: A small town waitress and pie-maker dreams of winning a baking contest to escape her mundane life.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever

Disney+: Greg Heffley finds himself snowed in with his family for the holidays while worrying about whether he's been good enough to get a game console for Christmas.

The Boy and the Heron

Theaters: A young boy grieving his mother's death is transported to a world shared by the living and the dead by a talking heron.

Leave the World Behind

Netflix: A family's idyllic getaway is interrupted by a series of cyberattacks, and two strangers knocking at the door.

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.