Movie – ‘Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins’

Silly and ponderous, yet morally interesting, the action adventure “Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins” (Paramount) has been adapted from the world of Hasbro toys by director Robert Schwentke.

‘Dr. Death,’ streaming, Peacock

The Wondery podcast “Dr. Death,” which recounts the horrific malpractice engaged in by former Texas neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch, has attracted 50 million listeners since its 2018 inception.

Movie: ‘Joe Bell’

Much of the dialogue in the somber “Joe Bell” (Roadside) sounds as if it could have been engraved on stone tablets.

Movie: ‘Black Widow’

“As an addition to the Marvel Comics cinematic universe, the origin story “Black Widow” provides the expected elements of large-scale special effects and intrepid derring-do.”

‘The Mysterious Benedict Society,’ streaming, Disney+

“The Mysterious Benedict Society” is based on the popular novels by Trenton Lee Stewart, the program is an engaging mix of adventure and humor that follows a quartet of spunky tweens as they navigate the tricky waters of maturity, building relationships and learning to trust — all the while saving the world.