New Movie Releases

The Last Mercenary TV-MA
Overall: C-

Netflix: In this French action comedy, Jean-Claude Van Damme plays an aging mercenary who finds his son and sets off to save the world.

Stillwater R
Overall: C-

In Theaters: Allison Baker was in Marseilles for a year of study abroad, but has since found herself arrested for a murder she did not commit. Her only hope is her father, Bill, who has come to France to find a way, any way, to exonerate her.

The Green Knight R
Overall: C

In Theaters: A great green giant arrives in Arthur's court at Christmas for a challenge: He will let any of Arthur's knights strike him a mortal blow if, in one years time, that knight submits to the giant's own stroke. When Gawain takes the challenge, he is launched on a quest that will force him to confront not only terrible dangers, but himself and his chivalric worthiness.

Jungle Cruise PG-13
Overall: B

Disney+ and Theaters: Intrepid British explorer Lily Houghton travels to the Amazon in search of a fabled tree with healing powers. Working with ship's captain Frank Wolff, she braves the dangers of the jungle and a determined German submariner.

Smelliville PG
Overall: C

Digital on Demand: The people of Smelliville want to pave over the stinky local dump but a new family of garbage-eating creatures have just moved in.

Resort to Love TV-14
Overall: B

Netflix: Devastated by her break up and struggling with her career, Erica begins working as a musician on an island resort. Then her ex appears with his fiancee, and Erica's has to sing at their wedding.

Blood Red Sky TV-MA
Overall: D

Netflix: When terrorists hijack a plane they confront a terror they couldn't even imagine.

Jolt R
Overall: D

Amazon Prime: Lindy has a hair-trigger temper and reflexes to go with it. When she loses access to the treatment that helps her control her violent outbursts, she goes all out for revenge.

Watch at Home

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.

News & Views

Netflix aims for teenagers with August's releases.

Another full release schedule for the streaming giant.

Disney brings out its big guns for summer blockbuster season.

Original content is popping up all month long.

Two big films are free to subscribers this month.

Netflix ramps up content this month.

"To see her is to take a sudden chill..."

There's lots of new content coming to the streaming giant this month.

Upcoming New Movies

Jul
30

Nine Days

R
Will has an unusual job: interviewing prospective souls who want to be born on Earth. The candidates will have to pass nine days of difficult tasting in order to qualify for the opportunity - and it won't be quite what any of them anticipated.
Aug
3

Pray Away

PG-13
Netflix: This documentary explores the practice of gay conversion therapy from the perspective of participants in the process and the leaders who encouraged it.
Aug
6

The Suicide Squad

R
In Theaters and HBO Max: The world's most dangerous supervillains - Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker, and King Shark, to name a few - have been sent to Corto Maltese. Their task? To destroy the equally violent opponents who live on the island.
Aug
6

Vivo

PG
Netflix: In this animated film, Vivo is a kinkajou (a honey bear from the rain forest.) He happily spends his days performing in Havana with his owner, Andres. But then the past reaches out and Vivo must travel to Miami on an important errand for Andres.

Upcoming Blu-ray/Streaming

Oct
6

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.
Oct
6

The Secret Garden (2020)

PG
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.
Oct
6

Tesla

PG-13
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.
Nov
10

Bill & Ted Face the Music

PG-13
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.