INDIO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 19: Blackpink perform at the Sahara Tent during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019 in Indio, California.
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Here are some of the new films being released in theaters or for streaming, broadcast, rental or purchase this week.
Thriller in which a man’s best day turns into his worst — and keeps repeating.
Rated R. Opens Aug. 6 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston; Regal Marq’E, Houston; Regal Benders Landing, Spring .
Jamila Wignot’s documentary uses his own words to paint a portrait of the pioneering dancer Alvin Ailey.
Rated PG-13. Opens Aug. 6 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston; Regal Marq’E, Houston; .
“A Dark Foe”
Bill Bellamy, Monte Markham and Oscar Cardenas star in a drama about an FBI agent with an irrational fear of the dark in pursuit of a serial killer.
Rated R. Streaming on various platforms.
Cult French director Leos Carax tries his hand at an all-out musical starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard as a couple in a stormy relationship. The Mael brothers, aka Sparks, wrote the story and the music.
Rated R. Opens Aug. 6 at Cinemark 19, Katy; Cinemark Hollywod Movies 20, Pasadena; begins streaming Aug. 20 on Amazon Prime Video.
“Blackpink: The Movie”
Documentary following the female K-pop group Blackpink.
Unrated. Opens Aug. 6 at Cinemark Memorial City, Houston; AMC Willowbrook 24, Houston: Cinemark 17, The Woodlands.
“Bleed With Me”
Canadian horror film in which a woman becomes convinced her best friend is stealing her blood.
Unrated. Begins streaming Aug. 10 on Shudder.
“Escape From Mogadishu”
The collapse of Somalia into civil war in 1991 is the backdrop for this South Korean action-thriller about South and North Korean embassy workers trying to flee Somalia’s capital.
Rated TV-14. Opens Aug. 6 at Cinemark Memorial City, Houston; AMC Fountains 18, Stafford.
The new documentary from Peter Marks (“The Force”) explores what it’s like to attend a public school in Oakland, Calif.
Unrated. Begins streaming Aug. 12 on Hulu.
“John and the Hole”
Thriller in which a young boy keeps his family captive in a hole in the ground.
Unrated. Begins streaming Aug. 6 on various platforms.
This haunting drama — featuring Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Tony Hale and Benedict Wong — is set in the “beforelife,” before souls are assigned to be born.
Rated R. Opens Aug. 6 at Regal Marq’E, Houston; Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston; AMC Gulf Pointe 30, Houston; AMC Willowbrook 24, Houston; AMC Deerbrook, Houston; Regal Lone Star, Tomball; AMC Katy Mills 20, Katy; Regal Grand Parkway 22, Richmond; AMC First Colony 24, Sugar Land; Cinemark Tinseltown 17, The Woodlands.
Houston-shot indie thriller in which a pair of siblings try to con a billionaire into believing he’s actually talking to God. Michael McKean (“Better Call Saul”), Alan Tudyk (“Arrested Development”) and Marc Menchaca (“Ozark”) star.
Unrated. Opens Aug. 6 at Studio Movie Grill Pearland; Star Cinema Grill, Richmond; Star Cinema Grill Springwoods, Spring; Star Cinema Grill Baybrook, Friendswood; Star Cinema Grill, Cypress; Star Cinema Grill, Missouri City; Star Cinema Grill, College Station.
Nick Cannon directed and co-wrote this drama centering on a man who asks for the help of a female street basketball team to help save a community center that he manages.
Unrated. Opens Aug. 6 at Cinemark 18, Webster.
Telugu-language action-romance from India.
Unrated. Opens Aug. 6 at Cinemark Memorial City, Houston.
“The Suicide Squad”
Director James Gunn reimagines the DC Comics villains and antiheroes in this much-anticipated reboot of the franchise after the disastrous 2016 film by David Ayers.
Rated R. Opens Aug. 6 throughout Houston; begins streaming Aug. 6 on HBO Max.
French horror-drama in which a woman, to save her farm, decides to start breeding edible grasshoppers. And that’s her first mistake.
Unrated. Begins streaming Aug. 6 on Netflix.
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the songs and provides one of the voices for this new animated musical about a kinkajou and his owner, Andres, who play music in a Havana square. Zoe Saldana, Brian Tyree Henry and Michael Rooker also are in the voice cast.
Rated PG. Begins streaming Aug. 6 on Netflix.