Movie: ‘Come Play’

If the monster movie “Come Play” (Focus) is only reasonably effective in frightening its audience, it is at least refreshingly free of objectionable material, including gore.

Movie: ‘On the Rocks’

Understated in its approach and mature in its values, the low-key comedy “On the Rocks” (A24/Apple TV+) is an amiable enterprise suitable for a grown audience.

Movie: ‘Fishbowl’

“Fishbowl” (Gravitas Ventures) deals with a grieving family and the obsession with the end of the world.

Movie: ‘Rebecca’

British author Daphne du Maurier’s bestselling 1938 gothic novel “Rebecca” has been dramatized multiple times over the years, most memorably in the 1940 movie starring Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier.

Movie: ‘Honest Thief’

The title may be an oxymoron, but there’s nothing paradoxical about “Honest Thief” (Open Road); it’s a solid, entertaining action thriller.