Christopher Lloyd from The Film Yap has his picks for what’s new in theaters and streaming in your living room.
New in Theaters:
Come Play — In this tech-y horror, a skeleton-like creature calling itself Larry manifests itself inside smartphones and other devices, stalking an autistic boy named Oliver.
Spell — A family crashlands in the Appalachian hills and the dad finds himself the prisoner of a Hoodoo practitioner planning a dark ceremony upon his family.
New On Digital/Demand:
The True Adventures of Wolf Boy — Jaeden Martell plays a 13-year-old boy with hirsutism who runs away from home on a quest to find his mom and winds up having heartfelt adventures with a coterie of interesting characters. Read more
The Craft: Legacy — This part sequel, part reboot of the 1996 film about sexy young witches takes a spin through wokeness — and Alec Toombs says that’s not altogether a bad thing. Read more
You Might Have Missed:
Sleepy Hollow — Maybe not the best film of Tim Burton’s oeuvre but perhaps represents the essence of his filmmaking in this gory, daffy take on the Washington Irving tale. Read more