Week in Film, DVD and pay-per-view May 14

On DVD and pay-per-view May 14

Cold Pursuit (not rated) Action – Drug dealers kill snowplow-driver Liam Neeson’s son. You know what’s coming next.

 Fighting with My Family (PG-13) Drama – A sister and brother take their bouts from back yards to the WWE. Based on a true story. With Dwayne Johnson and Vince Vaughn.

Happy Death Day 2U (PG-13) Horror comedy – For a second time, co-ed Jessica Rothe must relive the day of her murder. Sequel to the 2017 sleeper hit.

In theaters May 17

A Dog’s Journey (PG) Family drama – Sequel to A Dog’s Purpose finds a young woman (Kathryn Prescott) encountering the reincarnated canine.

John Wick: Chapter Three—Parabellum (R) Action – After bumping off a fellow assassin in the last film, Keanu Reeves finds himself on the run. [Parabellum: (noun) proprietary name for a type of automatic firearm, 1904 (Mauser & Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken), from Latin phrase si vis pacem, para bellum: If you want peace, prepare for war.]

The Sun Is Also a Star (PG-13) Drama – In New York, about-to-be-deported Jamaican Yana Shahidi and college-bound Charles Melton fall for each other and have 24 hours to figure out what to do about it.

White Crow (R) Biopic – In 1961, Russian dancer Rudolph Nureyev (Oleg Ivenko) defects and makes a new life. Directed by Ralph Fiennes.

On DVD and pay-per-view May 21

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG) Animation – Set several years after the end of the second film, this one continues the dazzling visuals combined with emotional weight.

Isn’t It Romantic (PG-13) Comedy – After a bump on the head, Rebel Wilson finds herself reliving her life as a romcom.

The Upside (PG-13) Comic drama – Ex-con Kevin Hart is hired to assist wealthy paraplegic Bryan Cranston. With Nicole Kidman. Remake of a French film.

 

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