Movie: ‘A Father’s Legacy’

The work of God’s providence is central to the drama “A Father’s Legacy” (Cinedigm), which comes to theaters for one night only June 17 as a Fathom Events presentation.

Movie: ‘In the Heights’

Composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda’s award-winning 2008 Broadway hit “In the Heights” (Warner Bros.) comes to the big screen (and to HBO Max) in a sweeping adaptation directed by Jon M. Chu and scripted by the writer of the stage show’s book, Quiara Alegría Hudes.

Movie: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’

“A Quiet Place Part II” (Paramount) drains away the suspense, analogies and underlying message about family bonds from the 2018 original in order to set up a franchise reminiscent of an immersive dystopian theme-park ride.

Movie: ‘Cruella’

Adults who want nothing more than to watch two gifted actresses camp it up will likely be satisfied with director Craig Gillespie’s glossy romp “Cruella” (Disney).

Movie – ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’

Given that “Spiral: From the Book of Saw” (Lionsgate) is the ninth installment — albeit, technically, a reboot — in the soul-coarsening “Saw” franchise, its release prompts reflection on who would find these films entertaining.