July 5, 2022

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‘Cinderella,’ ‘Flag Day’ among the 20+ new films this week

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Beckam Crawford stars as Nick (Age 9-11) and Sean Penn as John Vogel in FLAG Working day

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Right here are some of the new movies staying released in theaters or for streaming, broadcast, rental or buy this week.


Partly shot in Texas (Fort Value, El Paso), this indie tells the story of an undocumented roofer who, whilst seeking to turn out to be a citizen, turns into a new father at the get started of the U.S. government’s child separation policy.

Unrated. Commences streaming Sept. 3 on HBO Max.

“The Significant Terrifying ‘S’ Word”

Documentary about the background of socialism.

Unrated. Starts streaming Sept. 3 on numerous platforms.

“Bitchin’: The Seem and Fury of Rick James”

Tunes documentary director Sacha Jenkins (“Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men”) seems to be at the colourful existence and profession of “super freak” Rick James.

Unrated. Airs 8 p.m. Sept. 3 on Showtime.

“Blood Brothers: Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali”

This documentary will take a look at the friendship involving Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, which finally led to a falling out.

Rated PG-13. Commences streaming Sept. 9 on Netflix.

“Chal Mera Putt 2”

Punjabi-language drama from India — but shot in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. — about friendship and like concerning undocumented immigrants.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 3 at Cinemark Memorial Town, Houston.


A present-day, musical just take on the traditional fairy tale, with Camila Cabello, Billy Porter and Idina Menzel.

Rated PG. Opens Sept. 3 at Cinemark 19, Katy Cinemark 18, Webster starts streaming Sept. 3 on Amazon Primary Video.

“Flag Day”

Sean Penn has been acquiring acclaim for directing and starring in this tale of a person who resorts to criminal offense to deliver for his daughter. Regina King and Josh Brolin co-star.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 3 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston Regal Grand Parkway, Richmond.


Justin Etheredge’s drama about a young person who has to be the caretaker for a wealthy gentleman at the finish of his life.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 3 at America Cinemas, Houston.

“Hands Up”

A younger Black teenager fights to get out of a Chicago interior-city neighborhood immediately after his cousin is killed by police.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 3 at Studio Film Grill Pearland.

“Happier Than At any time: A Like Letter to Los Angeles”

Billie Eilish performs with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Children’s Choir in a live performance film directed by Robert Rodriguez.

Unrated. Begins streaming Sept. 3 on Disney+.


Swedish drama about two children in the exact same town who are separated by economics and culture.

Unrated. Begins streaming Sept. 8 on Netflix.


Drama in which a racist white female tends to make it her mission get her new African American neighbors to transfer.

Unrated. Begins streaming Sept. 3 on several platforms.

“The Misplaced Leonardo”

Documentary wanting at the “Salvator Mundi,” the very first painting by Leonardo da Vinci to be found in a century, which may perhaps be lacking.

Rated PG-13. Opens Sept. 3 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston.

“Mogul Mowgli”

Riz Ahmed (“Sound of Metal”) is dynamite as a British Pakistani rapper heading by means of an emotional and physical disaster, in the debut narrative feature from Houston-lifted director Bassam Tariq.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 3 at Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra, Katy screens 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at Museum of Fantastic Arts, Houston.

“Powder Keg”

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars in a based mostly-on-a-accurate-story Danish drama about 4 life that intersect through the 2015 terrorist assault in Copenhagen.

Unrated. Begins streaming Sept. 3 on various platforms.

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings”

Simu Liu results in being Marvel superhero Shang-Chi in this remarkably entertaining elevation of a minor comic-reserve character into a star.

Rated PG-13. Opens Sept. 3 through Houston.


A pair of denims at a trendy shop will get possessed and commences murdering the employees. A younger clerk has to cease it.

Rated Television-MA. Commences streaming Sept. 3 on several platforms.

“United 93”

Paul Greengrass’ mournful and masterful 2006 acquire on the doomed United Flight 93 gets a theatrical re-launch for the anniversary of 9/11.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 3 at AMC Willowbrook 24, Houston.

“We Need to Do Something”

Horror film about a trapped spouse and children.

Rated R. Begins streaming Sept. 3 on various platforms.

“Wild Indian”

Michael Greyeyes (“Rutherford Falls”) stars in a drama about a person who many years back killed a classmate on a reservation. Now, anyone is trying to get revenge. Jesse Eisenberg co-stars and generates.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 3 at Studio Motion picture Grill Pearland starts streaming Sept. 3 on many platforms.


A law firm goes to bat for 9/11 victims. Stanley Tucci and Michael Keaton star.

Unrated. Commences streaming Sept. 3 on Netflix.

“Yakuza Princess”

Masumi and Jonathan Rhys Meyers are featured in this sword-major action film in which an heiress to a Yakuza fortune can make a offer with a stranger for an ancient sword to do struggle. Primarily based on the graphic novel “Samurai Shiro.”

Unrated. Opens Sept. 3 at Galveston Primetime Cinema commences streaming Sept. 3 on several platforms.

“Zone 414”

Guy Pearce plays a private detective, in a around-long run colony of humanoids, who has been hired to lookup for a lacking lady. His hunt could lead to the unraveling of secrets that threaten the colony’s long run.

Rated R. Begins streaming Sept. 3 on many platforms.

  • Cary Darling

    Cary Darling joined the Houston Chronicle in 2017 exactly where he writes about arts, entertainment and pop society, with an emphasis on film and media. At first from Los Angeles and a graduate of Loyola Marymount College, he has been a characteristics reporter or editor at the Orange County Sign up, Miami Herald, and the Fort Truly worth Star-Telegram. In addition, he has freelanced for a amount of publications together with the Los Angeles Times and Dallas Early morning Information.

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