Movies Released February 26, 2021

Friday, February 26

101 mins

Tom and Jerry

One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event’s desperate planner to hire Tom to get rid of him, in director Tim Story’s “Tom & Jerry.” The ensuing cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and possibly the hotel itself. But soon, an even bigger problem arises: a diabolically ambitious staffer conspiring against all three of them.
Michael Pena, Ken Jeong, Dan Lin, Tim Story, Chris deFaria, Chloë Grace Moretz, Rob Delaney, Jon Silk
Adventure Comedy Family Animation CG
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
150 mins

Cherry

Follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only to risk losing her through a series of bad decisions and challenging life circumstances. Inspired by the best-selling novel of the same name, CHERRY features Tom Holland in the title role, as an unhinged character who drifts from dropping out of college to serving in Iraq as an army medic and is only anchored by his one true love Emily (Ciara Bravo). When Cherry returns home a war hero, he battles the demons of undiagnosed PTSD and spirals into drug addiction, surrounding himself with a menagerie of depraved misfits. Draining his finances, Cherry turns to bank robbing to fund his addiction, shattering his relationship with Emily along the way.
Tom Holland, Forrest Goodluck, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Jack Reynor, Kyle Harvey, Thomas Lennon, Jessica Goldberg
Drama Crime Adaptation True Story
101 mins

Tom and Jerry

One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event’s desperate planner to hire Tom to get rid of him, in director Tim Story’s “Tom & Jerry.” The ensuing cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her career, the wedding and possibly the hotel itself. But soon, an even bigger problem arises: a diabolically ambitious staffer conspiring against all three of them.
Michael Pena, Ken Jeong, Dan Lin, Tim Story, Chris deFaria, Chloë Grace Moretz, Rob Delaney, Jon Silk
Adventure Comedy Family Animation CG

Crisis

Three stories about the world of opioids collide: a drug trafficker arranges a multi-cartel fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction tracks down the truth behind her son's involvement with narcotics, and a university professor battles unexpected revelations about his research employer, a drug company with deep government influence bringing a new "non-addictive" painkiller to market.
Armie Hammer, Gary Oldman, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear, Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans, Nicholas Jarecki, Lily-Rose Depp
Drama Thriller
97 mins

The Father

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she can’t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling. As we experience the ebb and flow of his memory, how much of his own identity and past can Anthony cling to? How does Anne cope as she grieves the loss of her father, while he still lives and breathes before her? THE FATHER warmly embraces real life, through loving reflection upon the vibrant human condition; heart-breaking and uncompromisingly poignant – a movie that nestles in the truth of our own lives.
Anthony Hopkins, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Florian Zeller, Christopher Hampton, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss, Olivia Williams
Drama Based on Play
New York / Los Angeles
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
88 mins

The Vigil

Steeped in ancient Jewish lore and demonology, The Vigil is a supernatural horror film set over the course of a single evening in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Borough Park neighborhood. Low on funds and having recently left his insular religious community, Yakov reluctantly accepts an offer from his former rabbi and confidante to take on the responsibility of an overnight “shomer,” fulfilling the Jewish practice of watching over the body of a deceased community member. Shortly after arriving at the recently departed’s dilapidated house to sit the vigil, Yakov begins to realize that something is very, very wrong.
Dave Davis, Keith Thomas, Malky Goldman, Menashe Lustig, Fred Melamed, Lynn Cohen
Suspense Horror
Limited
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Night Of The Kings

A young man is sent to “La Maca,” a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest ruled by its inmates. As tradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated by the Boss to be the new “Roman” and must tell a story to the other prisoners. Learning what fate awaits him, he begins to narrate the mystical life of the legendary outlaw named “Zama King” and has no choice but to make his story last until dawn.
Philippe Lacôte, Denis Lavant, Issaka Sawadogo, Steve Tientcheu, Koné Bakary
Drama Fantasy
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Tyger Tyger

While waiting for her test results, a frustrated Blake (Sam Quartin) robs a pharmacy, kidnaps a drug addict, Luke (Dylan Sprouse) and ditches her insolent boyfriend (Max Madsen) to distribute the stolen-lifesaving-medication in the fringe lands of a free city. As they are chased through the labyrinth of the lawless wasteland by Tammie (Eden Brolin) and Uncle Joe (Craig Stark) can they distribute the lifesaving medication to Emerald (Thea Sofie Loch Næss) — and make it out together?
Thea Sofie Loch Naess, Kerry Mondragon, Dylan Sprouse, Sam Quartin, Craig Stark, Eden Brolin, Nekhebet Kum Juch, Max Madsen
Fantasy Romance
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
88 mins

Bigfoot Family

Bigfoot’s now a big deal. So when he goes missing, his shy but tech-savvy teen son must take on an evil CEO to save his family and a wildlife preserve.
Jules Wojciechowski, Roger Craig Smith, Grant George, David Lodge, Lindsey Alena, Sandy Fox
Comedy Family
Netflix
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Her voice would not be silenced. Experience Andra Day as Billie Holiday in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ directed by Lee Daniels.
Natasha Lyonne, Lee Daniels, Garrett Hedlund, Joe Roth, Trevante Rhodes, Evan Ross, Dana Gourrier, Jeff Kirshenbaum
Biography Music

My Zoe

Isabelle is a geneticist recovering from a toxic marriage and raising her daughter Zoe in conjunction with her ex-husband. Zoe means everything to her mother, but when tragedy strikes the fractured family, Isabelle takes matters into her own hands.
Gemma Arterton, Daniel Brühl, Julie Delpy, Gabrielle Tana, Hubert Caillard, Dominique Boutonnat, Lior Ashkenazy, Sophia Ally
Drama

Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry

The coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this extraordinary teenager’s journey, at just seventeen years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home with her family, while writing, recording and releasing her debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”
R.J. Cutler
Documentary
Apple TV+
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
102 mins

Crazy About Her

After a magical one night stand with cryptic & enigmatic Carla (Susana Abaitua), Adri (Álvaro Cervantes) decides to admit himself at the mental institution where Carla resides in order to see her again, but he will soon discover that checking himself out will not be as easy as he thought.
Susana Abaitua, Dani de la Orden, Natalia Durán, Eric Navarro, Álvaro Cervantes, Luis Zahera, Txell Aixendri, Nil Cardonder
Comedy Romance
Netflix
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

The Obituary Of Tunde Johnson

A wealthy, Nigerian-American teenager is pulled over by police, shot to death, and immediately awakens, trapped in a terrifying time loop that forces him to confront difficult truths about his life and himself. Tackling the social issues of racism, police brutality, LGBTQ acceptance, mental health and addiction, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson confronts these seminal issues, all too prevalent in American society.
Nicola Peltz, Ali LeRoi, Stanley Kalu, Steven Silver, Spencer Neville, Sammi Rotibi, David James Elliot
Drama Thriller Romance
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, February 26