Movie: ‘The Grizzlies’

Director Miranda de Pencier’s drama “The Grizzlies” (Northwood Entertainment) tells the inspiring true story of a town that suffered the highest suicide rate in North America but found hope through the introduction of a lacrosse program for its teens.

Movie: ‘The Rental’

Those chafing under the travel restrictions imposed by the current pandemic may take comfort from “The Rental” (IFC), the story of an oceanside getaway gone fatally wrong.

Movie: ‘Radioactive’

“Radioactive” (Amazon), the story of Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike), the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for physics, does not disappoint.

Movie: ‘Yes, God, Yes’

Sex is more fun than being Catholic. That’s the basic message of writer-director Karen Maine’s semi-autobiographical drama “Yes, God, Yes” (Vertical).

Movie: ‘Palm Springs’

There’s an adolescent quality to the nihilism that underlies director Max Barbakow’s feature debut, the romantic comedy “Palm Springs” (Neon/Hulu).

Movie: ‘Flannery ‘

Despite a tragically brief and illness-plagued career, Catholic author Flannery O’Connor is recognized as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

Movie: ‘First Cow’

“First Cow” (A24) combines history that you may not have known about with insights that remain unchanged since the 19th century.