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A mysterious man (Andy Garcia) hires a struggling writer (Emory Cohen) to compose his biography in “big golden brick», the dark and comedic feature debut from filmmaker Brian Pestos. According to Tilt magazine, the writer-director’s flair for “mad craziness turns what might otherwise have been a bunch of self-indulgent cliches into gold.” Also starring Oscar Isaac, Megan Fox and Lucy Hale. Not rated. Available on demand. 132 minutes.
Based on a 2014 memoir, the biopic “Creation storiesfollows the rise and fall of Creation Records founder Alan McGee (Ewen Bremner of “Trainspotting”) from his impoverished upbringing in Glasgow to discovering band Oasis. According to New musical express, the entertaining tale “jumps through time while weaving in the truly bizarre cast of characters McGee encountered on his roller-coaster journey through ’80s and ’90s pop culture and politics.” The film was produced by Danny Boyle and co-written by Irvine Welsh, who previously collaborated with Bremner on “Trainspotting” and its 2017 sequel. Not rated. Available on demand. 115 minutes.
Naomi Watts stars in “The desperate houra real-time thriller about a mother who learns that an active shooter has attacked her son’s school. PG-13. Available on demand. Contains mature thematic material and strong language.
Tom Bérenger plays in “Desperate Horsemen,” a western thriller centered on the attempted rescue of a woman (Victoria Pratt) who has been kidnapped by an outlaw (country singer Trace Adkins) – but who may or may not want to be rescued. PG-13. Available on demand. Contains violence, including a brief sexual assault. 90 minutes.
“gasoline alleyis a thriller about two detectives (Bruce Willis and Luke Wilson) in pursuit of an ex-con (Devon Sawa) who tries to exonerate himself after being accused of murder. A. Available on Netflix. Contains violence, drug use, foul language and some sexual situations. 97 mins.
“I will find youtells the story of star-crossed lovers (Adelaide Clemens and Leo Suter) whose romance is threatened by the turmoil of World War II. Also starring Stellan Skarsgard, Connie Nielsen and Stephen Dorff. Not rated. Available on demand. 116 minutes.
The first installment of Tyler Perry’s popular “Madea” comedy franchise to appear on Netflix, “A Homecoming Madeafocuses on the titular matriarch (Perry) and her attempt to keep family drama from spoiling her great-grandson’s college graduation celebration. TV-MA. Available on Netflix. 107 minutes.