This weekend you have the chance to see a movie in theaters for the first time in several months. Christopher Lloyd of The Film Yap has reviews for what’s new in theaters, new on digital/demand, streaming and what you may have missed.
New in Theaters:
Unhinged — Russell Crowe stars in this old-school revenge/anger thriller as a road-raging maniac who makes a hapless woman the target of his resentment. Read more
New On Digital/Demand:
Desert One — This excellent documentary from two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple looks at the failed military mission to rescue the Americans held hostage in Iran in 1980. Read more
Tesla — Ethan Hawke plays the fabled inventor in this new biopic about his uphill battle to bring his idea for an electrical system to life.
Cut Throat City — Shameik Moore stars as a man trying to break out of poverty in post-Katrina New Oreans who becomes caught up in a cycle of violence in this gritty crime drama directed by RZA. Read more
Cool on Streaming:
Project Power — A look at the dark side of superpowers, Jamie Foxx stars in this action/drama about a world where anybody can become a superhero for five minutes with a new pill. Now on Netflix. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
You Might Have Missed:
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands — Burt Lancaster and Joan Fontaine star in his gorgeous-looking film noir about an ex-soldier tempted by violence now out in a new Blu-ray edition. Read more
For more movie reviews from Lloyd visit his website.