New Movie Releases

Bones of Crows Not Rated
Overall: C

Theaters: Cree matriarch Aline Spears reflects on her life as an indigenous Canadian - the trauma of residential schools, service in World War II, and a lifelong quest for justice. (Canadian theaters only.)

Medellin 16+ (Amazon)
Overall: D

Amazon Prime Video: After his brother is kidnapped by a dangerous cartel, Reda hatches an impossible plan to save him, which may or may not involve kidnapping the cartel leader's son.

The Boogeyman PG-13
Overall: C+

Theaters: A family is haunted by suspicious deaths that seem to be related to a mysterious supernatural being.

Theaters: Miles Morales is struggling to balance being Spider-Man with his academic and familial duties. But on a trip into the infinite multiverse he discovers a team of Spider-People working to protect every reality, and they want him to join them.

Netflix: Asterix and Obelix are Gauls with super strength who have been recruited by a young Chinese princess to save her kingdom from a palace coup.

A Beautiful Life TV-MA
Overall: C

Netflix: Elliott is a fisherman who has the unexpected opportunity to record an album. Will success come at too high a price?

You Hurt My Feelings R
Overall: C-

Theaters: When Beth overhears her husband's unflattering opinion of her latest novel, she rethinks her marriage, her career, and the rest of her life.

Blood & Gold TV-MA
Overall: D

Theaters: At the end of WWII, a German deserter finds himself entangled in a Nazi hunt for Jewish gold.

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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


Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Theaters: The ongoing battle between the Autobots and Decepticons reaches new levels of intensity as the Maximals, Predacons and Terrorcons join the fray.

Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King

Netflix: In a world ruled by magic, a boy born without it strives to become the Wizard King.


Theaters: In a city where fire, earth, air, and water residents live, a young fire woman meets a water man and learns to step outside her comfort zone.

The Flash

Theaters: Barry Allen travels back in time to change events in his past, but accidently changes the timeline so much that the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

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.