Catch a movie this weekend– of course, all while socially distanced. The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd runs down the list of “what’s playing:”
New in Theaters:
Rebecca — This remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic stars Armie Hammer and Lily James in the story of a woman who marries a wealthy Brit widower and finds the house is still haunted by his first wife’s memory.
The Empty Man — James Badge Dale stars in this action/horror about a small town troubled by the legend of a spirit that steals away teenagers.
New On Digital/Demand:
Friendsgiving — Malin Akerman and Kat Dennings star in this holiday comedy about a pair of best beds whose quiet Thanksgiving is invaded by friendly but not necessarily welcome interlopers.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm — Sacha Baron Cohen is back with a reboot of his spoof comedy about a bogus Kazakh TV journalist who dupes people into embarrassing interviews, this time with his teen daughter in tow.
Synchronic — Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan play New Orleans paramedics who get caught up in a strange, otherworldly mystery linked to a new drug on the streets.
Cool on Streaming:
The Witches — Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer star in this reboot of the comedy classic about a boy who runs into some real witches. Now on HBO Max
New on Disc:
Back to the Future Trilogy 35th Anniversary edition — The sci-fi comedy series starring Michael J. Fox and a most excellently named actor is out in a fancy Blu-ray/4K disc edition.
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