Opening this week at a theatre near you:

Miss Bala (2019) PG-13

Miss Bala

Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) goes to Mexico to party with her best friend. Next thing she knows, she is involved in a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Now she fights to find her friend and get the heck out of Mexico. Miss Bala Website

What to Watch For: The film is directed by Catherine Hardwicke, who directed the first Twilight movie.

Word on the Street: This is the first feature film written by screenwriter Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.

My Take: I love Gina Rodriguez.

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) R

They Shall Not Grow Old

Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers

A documentary on World War I told in a new way, from the men who fought the battle to save the world. They Shall Not Grow Old Website

What to Watch For: The film is in 3-D and is colorized with the footage cleaned up and digitized.

Word on the Street: The film is directed by three-time Oscar-winning Peter Jackson.

My Take: I can’t believe how much work had to go into making this film. The crew reviewed over 600 hours of interviews with over 200 WWI soldiers.

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