New Movie Releases

The Forgiven R
Overall: C

Theaters: While driving to a party in Morocco, David Henninger (Ralph Fiennes) and his wife Jo (Jessica Chastain) accidentally hit and kill a young Muslim boy. The police are in no hurry to close the case, but the boy's father wants justice.

Rise PG
Overall: B

Disney+: This sports biopic tells the story of the Antetokounmpo family who were the first clan to have three brothers all win NBA titles.

Elvis PG-13
Overall: C+

Theaters: This biopic stars Austin Butler as the King and Tom Hanks as his unscrupulous manager as they navigate the path to superstardom.

The Black Phone R
Overall: C

Theaters. Young Finney Shaw is abducted and held in the basement of a sadistic serial killer. On the wall is a mysterious phone where the killer's past victims talk to Finney and help him plan his escape.

Trevor the Musical TV-PG
Overall: C+

Disney+: In this recording of an off-Broadway musical, Trevor is a 13 year old who longs to win the school talent show. But he's also gay, and it's 1981.

The Man from Toronto PG-13
Overall: C-

Netflix: When Teddy (Kevin Hart) shows up at the wrong Airbnb, he gets roped into a sting to find the world's deadliest assassin - The Man from Toronto (Woody Harrelson).

Love & Gelato TV-14
Overall: C

Netflix: In accordance to her mother's dying wish, Lina heads off to Tuscany to spend summer with her father. Although she is reluctant to be there, she soon begins to discover the sweet secrets of Italy, and finds herself falling in love with a little more than gelato.

Lightyear PG
Overall: B-

Theaters: Before Buzz Lightyear was a talking toy, he was the main character in a movie about an astronaut. Marooned on an alien planet, Buzz and his fellow astronauts and scientists need to find a way to return to Earth, despite Zurg's attempts to stop them.

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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



During a paintball fight at his bachelor party, Sebastian and his friends find themselves holding the fate of the world in their hands as they battle and alien invasion.

Mr. Malcolm’s List

In order to give him a taste of his own medicine, Selina becomes the perfect woman for Mr. Malcolm. Her plan geos perfectly until, of course, she falls in love with him.

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Theatrical: Marcel embarks on a quest to find his family.

The Princess

Hulu: When she refuses to marry, the princess is kidnapped and locked away in a remote tower. She must fight back against her sociopathic suitor to save her fathers kingdom.

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.