Movie – ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’

It’s been three long years since Maggie Smith’s tart-tongued matriarch, Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, got off one of her memorable zingers. So it must be time for “Downton Abbey: A New Era” (Focus).

‘The Ipcress File,’ May 19, AMC+

“The Ipcress File,” director Sidney J. Furie’s 1965 adaptation of Len Deighton’s 1962 espionage novel, provided Michael Caine with one of his signature roles as British operative Harry Palmer and won BAFTA’s Best Film award.

Movie: ‘Family Camp’

There’s some good news about the evangelical comedy “Family Camp” (Roadside): Predictably, it’s almost squeaky clean and thus appropriate for a wide range of age groups.

Movie: ‘Firestarter’

Like its 1984 predecessor helmed by Mark Lester, “Firestarter” (Universal), director Keith Thomas’ screen version of Stephen King’s sci-fi horror novel, features an abundance of pyrotechnic special effects.