Everyone loves going to the movies to check out the latest flick, and sometimes you might prefer to enjoy a film from the comfort of your own home.
Every Thursday, the Caller-Times will keep you up to date on what is headed to your local theater and what is new to streaming services that week.
Check below to see what is new in Corpus Christi-area theaters starting Friday.
‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’
Rated PG-13, 2 hours and 41 minutes
In the wake of King T’Challa’s death, the people of Wakanda must fight to protect their home from intervening world powers coming from the depths of the sea.
Alamo Drafthouse will host Brunch Screenings, which includes a special brunch menu, starting Friday for the film.
Starring: Letitia Wright, Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyong’o and Tenoch Huerta.
UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira
Not rated, 3 hours
“The Last Stylebender” will take over the Big Apple at Madison Square Garden again as Israel Adesanya defends his middleweight title against Brazilian knockout artist Alex Pereira. The championship doubleheader kicks off with two-time champion Carla Esparza defends her crown against China’s Zhang Weili.
Starring: Israel Adesanya, Alex Pereira, Carla Esparza and Zhang Weili.
Where to watch: Alamo Drafthouse
What’s playing at Century 16
“Yashoda”: A pregnant woman named Yashoda is advised to follow a few guidelines about her physical and mental wellbeing; however, a set of events occurs that makes her live on the edge, risking her safety. Showings start Friday and will be in Telugu and Tamil with English subtitles. Not rated PG with a runtime of 2 hours and 15 minutes.
“To Kill a Mockingbird”: Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Atticus Finch, a widowed lawyer in Depression-era Alabama, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge. Showings are on Sunday and Wednesday. Not rated with a runtime of 2 hours and 9 minutes.
New movies on streaming services
“Capturing the Killer Nurse”: A documentary revealing how investigators proved ICU nurse Charles Cullen was killing patients and how close he came to getting away with murder. On Netflix Friday.
“Dive (La Caída)”: A story about the complexities of relationships set against a backdrop where winning is defined as the ultimate dream. On Prime Video Friday.
“Don’t Leave”: When Semih’s girlfriend suddenly breaks up with him, he searches for answers about their relationship and soon confronts what he had long ignored. On Netflix Friday.
“Is That Black Enough For You?!?”: A documentary that tracks the history of Black cinema, focused mainly on the 1970s, with archival and new interviews featuring many of the key players from the era. On Netflix Friday.
“Monica, O My Darling”: A slick robotics expert joins a murderous plot after a passionate affair takes a sudden turn. On Netflix Friday.
“My Father’s Dragon”: Based on the 1948 children’s novel, Elmer Elevator searches for a captive dragon on Wild Island and finds much more than he could ever have anticipated. On Netflix Friday.
“Stutz”: A documentary featuring Jonah Hill and his therapist as he has candid discussions of mental health and the progressively worsening anxiety attacks related to movie promotion that have turned his dream job into a nightmare. On Netflix Monday.
“R.I.P.D. 2: Rise of the Damned”: Set in the American West of 1876, Sheriff Roy Pulsipher isn’t too thrilled about finding himself dead after a shoot-out with a notorious outlaw gang, but he does get a second chance to return to Earth after being recruited by the Rest in Peace Department. On Netflix Tuesday.
“In Her Hands”: A documentary about Zarifa Ghafari, one of Afghanistan’s first female mayors and the youngest to ever hold the position. On Netflix Wednesday.
“The Lost Lotteries”: Five strangers must band together to steal back winning lottery tickets worth millions from a wicked mafia boss. On Netflix Wednesday.
“Master of Light”: A documentary about George Anthony Morton, a classical painter who spent 10 years in federal prison and travels to his hometown to paint his family members. On HBO Max Wednesday.
“Off Track”: A hipster in Stockholm is training for the 90-kilometer ski race Vasaloppet, but suddenly secrets are revealed and promises are made. On Netflix Wednesday.
“Racionais MC’s: From the Streets of Sáo Paulo”: A documentary about influential hip-hop group Racionais MC’s, who turned their street poetry into a powerful movement in Brazil and beyond. On Netflix Wednesday.
“The Wonder”: Set in the Irish Midlands in 1862, a young girl is idolized because she stopped eating for months but remains alive and well. Is the village harboring a saint or are there ominous motives at work? On Netflix Wednesday.
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