New Films: ‘Smile,’ ‘Bros’ amid the latest film releases

Gillian Zinser, left, Nick Arapoglou and Matthew Lamb, foreground, in a scene from “Smile.”

Picture: Walter Thomson, HONS / Affiliated Press

Here are some of the new films currently being introduced in theaters or for streaming, broadcast, rental or invest in this week.

‘After She Died’

Horror film about a teen who finds out her father’s new girlfriend appears to be like just like her useless mom.

Unrated. Starts streaming Sept. 30 on different platforms.

‘Al-Heiba’

Arabic-language thriller from Lebanon.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 30 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston.

‘Bros’

The initial gay rom-com from a important studio stars Billy Eichner (“Parks and Recreation,” “American Horror Story”) and Luke Macfarlane (“Brothers and Sisters,” “Killjoys”) as two fellas who tumble for every single other inspite of obtaining distinct existence and determination challenges.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 through Houston.

‘Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche’

Documentary about the deadliest avalanche in U.S. ski-resort record.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 30 at The us Cinemas, Houston Studio Motion picture Grill, Pearland .

‘Dead for a Dollar’

Famous director Walter Hill (“48 Hrs,” “The Very long Riders”) returns with a Western starring Willem Dafoe, Rachel Brosnahan and Christoph Waltz about a bounty hunter and the outlaw he’s tracking.

Rated PG-13. Opens Sept. 23 throughout Houston.

‘Devil’s Workshop’

This horror film set about a weekend in which an actor prepares for a role by remaining with a demonologist. Emile Hirsch, Radha Mitchell and Timothy Granaderos star.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 at Studio Movie Grill, Pearland commences streaming Sept. 30 on various platforms.

‘El Norte’

Gregory Nava’s groundbreaking 1992 drama follows siblings on their perilous journey from Guatemala to the U.S.

Rated R. Screens 2 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Museum of Great Arts, Houston.

‘The Fantastic House’

Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline star in a comedy-drama about a authentic estate agent who will get back again with each other with an previous boyfriend.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 throughout Houston.

‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’

Peter Farrelly (“Green Book”) directs Zach Efron and Russell Crowe in a drama based on the genuine-daily life adventures of a younger person in the ‘60s who made a decision to produce beer to his close friend serving in the Vietnam War.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 at Cinemark Tinseltown 290, Houston Cinemark Memorial Town, Houston Cinemark Hollywood Movies 20, Pasadena Cinemark 18, Webster Cinemark Tinseltown, Jacinto Town Cinemark 17, The Woodlands commences streaming Sept. 30 on Apple Television+.

‘Hocus Pocus 2’

Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Nijimy star in this sequel to the 1993 strike loved ones film about a few witches.

Rated PG. Starts streaming Sept. 30 on Disney+.

‘Kantara’

Kannada-language motion-thriller from India.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 30 at Cinemark 19, Katy.

‘Luckiest Woman Alive’

Mila Kunis, Scoot McNairy, Finn Wittrock and Connie Britton are featured in a drama based mostly on the Jessica Knoll novel in which a lady, who seems to have everything, finds her daily life unraveling.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 at iPic Houston commences streaming Oct. 7 on Netflix.

‘Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon’

Acclaimed indie director Ana Lily Amirpour (“A Female Walks Household On your own at Night”) returns with thriller starring Kate Hudson and Jeon Jong-website positioning in a tale of a girl with peculiar powers residing in New Orleans.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 at Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra, Katy begins streaming Sept. 30 on different platforms.

‘Naane Varuven’

Tamil-language mystery-drama from India.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 30 at Cinemark Memorial Metropolis, Houston Regal Grand Parkway, Richmond Cinemark 19, Katy Regal Benders Landing, Spring.



Ponniyin Selvan

Historic drama established in 10th-century India.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 30 all over Houston.

‘Smile’

Horror film about a health care provider who commences enduring unusual occurrences.

Rated R. Opens Sept. 30 in the course of Houston.

‘Spirit Halloween The Movie’

What comes about when three young people choose to commit the night time in a peculiar Halloween retail outlet that just opened in a deserted mall? Almost nothing fantastic.

Rated PG-13. Opens Sept. 30 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston.

‘Superspreader: The Rise of #LetUsWorship’

Documentary about a Christian singer who retains mass out of doors worship concerts for the duration of the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Rated PG-13. Opens Sept. 30 at Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston Regal MarqE 23, Houston The Grand 14, Conroe.

‘Vikram Vedha’

Hindi and Tamil-language thriller from India.

Unrated. Opens Sept. 30 through Houston.

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  • Cary Darling

    Cary Darling joined the Houston Chronicle in 2017 exactly where he writes about arts, enjoyment and pop tradition, with an emphasis on film and media. Initially from Los Angeles and a graduate of Loyola Marymount University, he has been a options reporter or editor at the Orange County Sign up, Miami Herald, and the Fort Well worth Star-Telegram. In addition, he has freelanced for a variety of publications which include the Los Angeles Periods and Dallas Morning News.