Deep, real-life issues come to the forefront in the new Gleen Close/Mila Kunis film this weekend. Here’s The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd with a closer look at what’s in theaters:
New in Theaters:
Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street — This documentary looks at the artists who launched “Sesame Street” more than 50 years ago.
Limbo — A Syrian musician is stuck in immigration limbo in remote Scotland in this heartwarming dramedy.
Four Good Days — The very urgent issue of substance abuse disorder is explored starring Glenn Close and Mila Kunis as a mother and daughter working through recovery.
Separation — A father and his young daughter struggle after the loss of the mother — especially when she starts communicating from beyond the grave in the form of a creepy marionette.
New On Digital/Demand:
The Virtuoso — A suspenseful and engaging assassin story that can’t quite shake the feeling it would have been better realized as a video game instead of a movie. Read it
Cool on Streaming:
The Mitchells vs. the Machines — A slick, delightfully fun and fast-paced CGI animated movie that sends up the technological crutches that confound our interpersonal relationships. Now on Netflix. Read it
Without Remorse — Michael B. Jordan stars in this loose adaptation of the Tom Clancy novel about the making of a superspy as a wounded soldier takes on the Russian heavies who murdered his wife.