Week in Film, DVD and pay-per-view September 24

On DVD and pay-per-view September 24

Child’s Play (R) Horror – The venerable ‘80s series about a murderous doll is given a disappointing reboot. With Mark Hamill and Aubrey Plaza.

Shaft (R) Crime drama – Jessie Usher, Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Roundtree play three generations of New York detective John Shaft. This one won’t make anyone forget the original.

Yesterday (PG-13) Fantasy – Struggling musician Himesh Patel wakes up in an alternative timeline where he is the only person on earth who knows Beatles songs. Directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire). One of this summer’s few sleeper hits.

In theaters September 27

Abominable (PG) Animation – Three kids help a baby yeti get back to his home on top of Mt. Everest.

Judy (PG-13) Musical drama – Renee Zellweger is getting Oscar attention for her portrayal of Judy Garland near the end of her career.

On DVD and pay-per-view October 1

Spider-Man: Far from Home (PG-13) – On a European vacation, the web-slinger (Tom Holland) encounters the villain Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal). With Zendaya, Samuel L. Jackson, Marisa Tomei and Jon Favreau.


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