A day at the beach is no day at the beach in the thriller “Old” (Universal).
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.
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.
Much of the dialogue in the somber “Joe Bell” (Roadside) sounds as if it could have been engraved on stone tablets.
The horror sequel “Escape Room: Tournament of Champions” (Columbia) turns out to be a case of cinematic recidivism.
Independent British filmmaker Andrew Haigh (“45 Years”) adapted the BBC production from his fellow countryman Ian McGuire’s acclaimed 2016 novel.
There’s a strained tone to “Space Jam: A New Legacy” (Warner Bros.), director Malcolm D. Lee’s sequel to the 1996 sports comedy.
“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.”