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What to watch in theaters and at home this weekend May 19-21, 2022

(from left) Dom (Vin Diesel) and Isabel (Daniela Melchior) in Fast X, directed by Louis Leterrier. (Photo: Universal Pictures)
(from left) Dom (Vin Diesel) and Isabel (Daniela Melchior) in Fast X, directed by Louis Leterrier. (Photo: Universal Pictures)
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I was out last week and didn't have the opportunity to share my love for "STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie." It's not easy to watch someone you love struggle and fight their way through difficulty. It is, however, incredibly inspiring.

There's already more than enough reason to subscribe to Apple TV+: This just one more.

I suspect a lot of you already have plans to see "Fast X," the latest installment in The Fast Saga. If you’re a fan, I don’t see why you won’t enjoy the film (just be warned that it ends with a lot of cliffhangers). If you aren’t a fan, I still think “Fast Five” is the best entry point and this film ties in directly with that film.

Those looking for something more art house should consider "Carmen," an experimental film that combines song and dance with contemporary issues like PTSD in former soldiers and illegal immigration.

Here are ten options for your weekend:

STILL: A Michael J. Fox Movie

Studio Synopsis: The film, which will incorporate documentary, archival and scripted elements, will recount Fox’s extraordinary story in his own words — the improbable tale of an undersized kid from a Canadian army base who rose to the heights of stardom in 1980s Hollywood. The account of Fox’s public life, full of nostalgic thrills and cinematic gloss, will unspool alongside his never-before-seen private journey, including the years that followed his diagnosis, at 29, with Parkinson’s disease. Intimate and honest, and produced with unprecedented access to Fox and his family, the film will chronicle Fox’s personal and professional triumphs and travails and will explore what happens when an incurable optimist confronts an incurable disease. With a mix of adventure and romance, comedy and drama, watching the film will feel like well, like a Michael J. Fox movie.
Genre: Documentary
Rated: R for language
Reaction: Michael J. Fox was one of my early idols. I'm predisposed to love this movie. I really love this movie. If there is a better love story in Hollywood, I haven't heard it. [Full Review from Sundance]
Where to Watch: Apple TV+

Fast X

Studio Synopsis: In 2011’s "Fast Five," Dom and his crew took out nefarious Brazilian drug kingpin Hernan Reyes and decapitated his empire on a bridge in Rio De Janeiro. What they didn’t know was that Reyes’ son, Dante ("Aquaman’s" Jason Momoa), witnessed it all and has spent the last 12 years masterminding a plan to make Dom pay the ultimate price.
Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jason Momoa, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jordana Brewster, John Cena, Jason Statham, Sung Kang, Alan Ritchson, Daniela Melchior, Scott Eastwood, with Helen Mirren, Charlize Theron, Brie Larson and Rita Moreno
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, language and some suggestive material
Reaction: Great for fans but unlikely to convert skeptics.
Where to Watch: Theaters


Studio Synopsis: "Carmen" follows a young and fiercely independent woman who is forced to flee her home in the Mexican desert following the brutal murder of her mother. Carmen (Melissa Barrera) survives a terrifying and dangerous illegal border crossing into the US, only to be confronted by a lawless volunteer border guard, who cold-bloodedly murders two other immigrants in her group. When the border guard and his patrol partner, Aidan (Paul Mescal)—a Marine with PTSD—become embroiled in a deadly standoff, Carmen and Aidan are forced to escape together. They make their way north towards Los Angeles in search of Carmen’s mother’s best friend, the mercurial Masilda (Rossy de Palma) and owner of La Sombra nightclub – a sanctuary of music and dance. Carmen and Aidan find both solace and their unwavering love for one another in the safety of Masilda’s magical refuge, but time is running out as the police hunt closes in.
Starring: Melissa Barrera, Paul Mescal, Rossy de Palma, Elsa Pataky
Genre: Drama, Musical
R for language, some violence and nudity.
While not perfect, there are a lot of interesting ideas, some fantastic moments, and a phenomenal cast. [Full Review]
Where to Watch: Theaters

A Thousand and One

Studio Synopsis: "A Thousand and One" follows unapologetic and free-spirited Inez (Teyana Taylor), who kidnaps her six-year-old son Terry from the foster care system. Holding onto their secret and each other, mother and son set out to reclaim their sense of home, identity, and stability, in a rapidly changing New York City.
Starring:Teyana Taylor, Aaron Kingsley, AdetolaAven Courtney
Genre: Drama
Rated: R for language
Reaction: A really good movie made all the better by a spectacular third act. One of the best and unique films that you'll see all year.
Where to Watch: Peacock

XO, Kitty

Studio Synopsis: Teen matchmaker Kitty Song Covey thinks she knows everything there is to know about love. But when she moves halfway across the world to reunite with her long-distance boyfriend, she'll soon realize that relationships are a lot more complicated when it’s your own heart on the line.
Starring: Anna Cathcart (Kitty Song Covey), Minyeong Choi (Dae), Gia Kim (Yuri), Sang Heon Lee (Min Ho), Anthony Keyvan (Q), Peter Thurnwald (Alex) with Yunjin Kim (Jina), Sarayu Blue (Trina), John Corbett (Dan Covey), Michael K Lee (Professor Lee), Jocelyn Shelfo (Madison) and Regan Aliyah (Juliana)
Genre: Series, Comedy, Romance
Rated: TV-14
Where to Watch: Netflix

Selling Sunset: Season 6

Studio Synopsis: New agents mean new drama. The realtors of The Oppenheim Group return with sleek penthouse listings, personality clashes, and pregnancies — and throw enough shade to cover every cabana in Los Angeles.
Genre: Reality Programming
Rated: TV-MA
Where to Watch: Netflix

FX: The Secrets of Hillsong

Studio Synopsis: FX's "The Secrets of Hillsong" is a four-part documentary series based on the explosive original reporting on the megachurch’s scandals by Vanity Fair journalists Alex French and Dan Adler. "The Secrets of Hillsong" goes beyond the sensational headlines and behind the velvet rope to examine the church's long pattern of covering up misconduct to protect itself.
Genre: Documentary, Series
Where to Watch: Hulu

White Men Can't Jump (2023)

Studio Synopsis: A remake of the 1992 film about a pair of basketball hustlers who team up to earn extra cash.
Starring: Sinqua Walls, Jack Harlow, Lance Reddick
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Rated: R for pervasive language and some drug materia
Where to Watch: Hulu


Studio Synopsis: In "Consecration," after the suspicious death of her brother, a priest, Grace (Jena Malone) goes to the Mount Saviour Convent in Scotland to find out what really happened. Once there, she uncovers murder, sacrilege and a disturbing truth about her own past.
Starring: Jena Malone, Danny Huston, Ian Pirie
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Rated: R
Where to Watch: Shudder


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Studio Synopsis: Follows a San Antonio teenager balancing college aspirations, societal expectations and a hectic home life anchored by his single mom and five uncles. Based on Shea Serrano's life.
Starring: Christina Vidal, Ignacio Diaz-Silverio, Carlos Santos
Genre: Comedy, Series
Where to Watch: Freevee

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