Grab the popcorn and get comfy on the couch! The Film Yap’s Christopher Lloyd shares some movies that are perfect for watching at home:
Mope — This comedy/drama looks at the adult entertainment industry, where two bottom-dwelling performers think they have what it takes to make it big. Read Full Review
The King of Staten Island — Pete Davidson teams up with Judd Apatow for this semi-autobiographical tale about a twentysomething living at home with his mom who can’t seem to get out of neutral. Read Full Review
The Short History of the Long Road — Sabrina Carpenter plays a teenager whose live is a never-ending road trip with her dad in this tender character study. With Danny Trejo and Steven Ogg.
New on Disc:
The Hunt — Betty Gilpin is terrific as the non-scream queen in this horror film that’s a play on the “man’s deadliest game” theme where liberals hunt MAGA types. Now out on Blu-ray/DVD
Cool on Streaming:
Da 5 Bloods — In Spike Lee’s latest, four black Vietnam War vets travel back into the jungle to retrieve the remains of their leader and also some long-lost gold. Now out on Netflix. Read Full Review
You Might Have Missed:
King Creole — Elvis’ favorite of his own film roles, for good reason in a solid, film noir-esque story directed by Michael Curtiz about a New Orleans singer under the thumb of gangsters. First time on Blu-ray.
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