Sign up for newsletter >>


The latest releases and special screenings hitting Music City this week. For a complete list of upcoming releases, check out our 2024 Film Guide

The First Omen No one was asking for a prequel to one of the genre’s all-time greats, but its trailer and early reviews make it seem like Fox has somehow cracked the code. Now playing in theaters.

Monkeyman Dev Patel stars and makes his directorial debut in this highly stylized vigilante tale about an underground fight club employee who goes after the syndicate responsible for his mother’s death that looks to be one of the month’s most rollicking times at the multiplex. Now playing in theaters.

Do Not Expect Too Much from the End of the World The latest from the Romanian Film Renaissance features a twentysomething production assistant working 16-hour days on generic streaming projects and cultivating an online persona who is besties with Andrew Tate. This sprawling interrogation of existence and the online economy could be one of the year’s best. Now playing at the Belcourt

The Abyss: Special Edition James Cameron’s still-impressive underwater epic about an isolated sub crew led by Ed Harris who may or may not be making alien contact gets a director-approved 4K restoration never before seen on the big screen. Now playing at the Belcourt. 

Wicked Little Letters The spring’s first decisively middlebrow crowpleaser centers on mysterious insulting letters arriving in the mailboxes of a 1920 British seaside town’s residences, Jessie Buckley’s off-color Irish immigrant accused of the crime, and Olivia Colman’s buttoned-up housewife whose goodness shines through the gossip. Now playing in theaters

Butterfly in The Sky Who cares about the necessity or artistry of a documentary about Reading Rainbow when we’re in a book banning epidemic!?

Food Inc. 2 Just when you thought Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire was the year’s most superfluous sequel comes the follow up to the most by-the-numbers, pedantic doc of the last two decades. Featuring interviews with Cory Booker and Jon Tester! Now playing at the Belcourt

Phantom of the Opera Gerard Butler never got his due for his turn as the titular scarred outcast, but maybe the Belcourt’s Music City Mondays can change that. 

Someone Like You Romance author Karen Kingbury’s tale of an architect looking for the twin sister of his deceased soul mate gets the big screen treatment and has earned much better reviews than one would think. Now playing in theaters

Epic Tales A mouse battles Poseidon in the latest offbrand animated feature hoping to pick up a few of Kung Fu Panda 4’s crumbs. Now playing in theaters

Femme A drag artist goes down a noir rabbit hole after a brutal attack when he recognizes his assailant in a bathhouse. Now playing at AMC Thoroughbred 20

The Latest in Bolly/Tolly/Kolly/Lollywood and Other Special Presentations of Asian and Middle Eastern Imports.

Family Star (Telugu) The over-the-top tale of a middle class Indian family’s ups and downs. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Irah (Hindi) When a tech genius unleashes his new app, everyone wants a piece of him from hackers and gangsters to the government in this Bollywood techno-thriller. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Yuva (Kannada) An engineering college becomes the battleground for a ruthless gang war. Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Kalvan (Tamil) A thief gunning for a job as an anti-poaching officer must figure out how to pay a bribe to get the position.  Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.

Chal Bhajj Chaliye (Punjabi) “Feuding families, Inder Chahal torn between love and duty. Rubina Dilaik adds romance. Alisha joins the drama. Comedy and drama blend for full entertainment.” Now playing at Regal Hollywood 27.