New Movie Releases

Disney+: With their TV career decades in the past, Chip and Dale have gone their separate ways: Chip selling insurance and Dale on the convention circuit. But when an old colleague disappears, the chipmunks must repair their friendship and go to the rescue.

Men R
Overall: D

Theaters: Hoping to find peace, Harper heads to the idyllic English countryside, only to discover that she's being stalked by someone...or something.

Tyson’s Run PG
Overall: C

Digital on Demand: While starting high school and dealing with other teens for the first time, Tyson decides that he's going to run a marathon with the hope of gaining approval from his father, who has struggled to connect with his autistic son.

Theaters: The continued saga of the Crawley family and the Downton staff as the Dowager Countess reveals a mysterious past.

The Valet PG-13
Overall: B-

Hulu: After being accidentally included in a photo with an actress and her married lover, a valet is given an interesting proposition: cash if he pretends to be the actress's romantic interest.

A Perfect Pairing TV-14
Overall: C-

Netflix: Determined to land a major client, a young woman who has just started a wine import business travels to Australia and winds up falling in love.

Theaters: Passepartout wants to become a famous explorer so he joins forces with Phileas to travel around the world in 80 days.

Firestarter R
Overall: D-

Theaters: In this adaptation of a Stephen King novel, a young girl can set massive fires with the power of her mind. The federal government is trying to capture her, so her parents have taken her on the run.

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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


Top Gun: Maverick

Theaters: Tom Cruise returns as Pete Mitchell, now training top gun grads for a mission none of them could have imagined.

The Bob’s Burgers Movie

Theaters: When a ruptured water main causes a sinkhole right in front of their burger place, Bob and Linda do their best to save their restaurant. In the meantime, their kids are trying to solve a mystery.


Netflix: In charge of a lone missile interceptor base in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Captain Collins finds herself faced with a former US intelligence officer trying to carry out a catastrophically destructive plan.

Hollywood Stargirl

Disney+: When her mother takes a new job in Los Angeles, Stargirl is able to follow her musical dreams.

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.