Movie: ‘Shazam!’

Family life is exalted over egotistical self-reliance in “Shazam!” (Warner Bros.), director David F. Sandberg’s DC Comics-based origin story.

Movie: ‘The Mustang’

You might think of “The Mustang” (Focus) as an animal tale for grown-ups. Happily, the old classic formula of a man just needing the love of a good horse has lost none of its luster.

Movie: ‘Unplanned’

The hard-hitting, fact-based drama “Unplanned” (Pure Flix) dares its viewers to confront the reality of what happens when a baby is aborted.

Movie: ‘Us’

In the top-notch but excessively bloody horror fantasy “Us” (Universal), writer-director Jordan Peele takes that trope to a whole new level.

Movie: ‘Captive State’

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — With the sci-fi drama “Captive State” (Focus), director and co-writer Rupert Wyatt has set out to tell a thoughtful, […]

Movie: ‘Five Feet Apart’

“Five Feet Apart” (Lionsgate), a generally engaging young-adult romantic drama about the redeeming power of sacrificial love, is aimed, with the precision of a heat-seeking missile, at 17-year-old girls.

Movie: ‘Wonder Park’

The most frequently used word in the animated adventure “Wonder Park” (Paramount) is “splendiferous.”