Week in Film, DVD and pay-per-view March 26

On DVD and pay-per-view March 26

Aquaman (PG-13) Fantasy – Though the character has been a punchline for the foolishness of superheroes, he became one of last year’s bigger hits. With Jason Momoa.

Second Act (PG-13) Romantic comedy – Jennifer Lopez stars as a woman whose inflated resume leads to a job she’s thoroughly unqualified for. Will she prevail in career and romance?

In theaters March 29

The Aftermath (R) Drama – In post-war Berlin, Kiera Knightly joins husband Jason Clarke, a British officer, at a house owned by Alexander Skarsgard.

Dumbo (PG) Fantasy – Tim Burton directs the live-action version of Disney’s famous and near-perfect 1941 animated feature. With Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green.

On Netflix

The Highwaymen (R) Historical drama – Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson are the Texas Rangers brought out of retirement to catch Bonnie and Clyde.  Directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side).

On DVD and pay-per-view April 2

Bumblebee (PG-13) Fantasy – In 1987, young Hailee Steinfeld finds the yellow and black robot in a junkyard disguised as a VW. With John Cena. One of the better entries in the Transformers series.

The Mule (R) Drama – Economic straits force Clint Eastwood to take a second job as a driver. Later he realizes that his employers are a Mexican drug ring. Based on a true story. With Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Wiest.

Vice (R) Drama – Christian Bale was nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award for his spot-on interpretation of Dick Cheney. Decidedly off-beat and politically pointed. With fellow nominee Amy Adams, Steve Carrell, Sam Rockwell and Tyler Perry.


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