‘Free Guy’ with Ryan Reynolds, ‘Forever Purge’, ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’


Here are some highlights from the many movies arriving on the streaming services Friday.

Robert Rodriguez for young and old: The San Antonio-born director has worked with Antonio Banderas on the big budget sequels “El Mariachi” “Desperado” and “Once Upon a Time in Mexico” as well as the imaginative family thriller “Spy Kids” and its sequels “Spy Kids 2. : Island of Lost Dreams “and” Spy Kids 3: Game Over “. All on Netflix.

Recent Movies

“Cats”: There just might come a late night when you won’t be able to resist taking a look at this furry mess, based on the hit Broadway musical and starring Idris Elba, Judi Dench, James Corden and a few. dancing cockroaches. HBO Max.

“It follows”: Peacock added enough horror movies to keep you awake all night until Halloween, including this indie sensation from 2015. For the hapless victims of a supernatural curse, sex slowly but inevitably leads to death unless that they cannot pass it on. Peacock.

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always”: This independent film about a teenage girl who leaves her rural Pennsylvania home to attempt an abortion in New York City won an award at the Sundance Film Festival. HBO Max.

Vintage movies

“The Bears of Bad News“: The crass humor was surprising in 1976 for a family movie about a struggling Little League baseball team, but it’s also why Baby Boomers remember the movie so fondly all those years later. With Tatum O’Neal and Jackie Earle Haley. Amazon Prime.

“Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”: Robert Redford and Paul Newman are at their peak in this western about real outlaws on the run. Amazon Prime.

“Desperately looking for Susan”: This mistaken identity comedy is still worth watching for stars Madonna and Rosanna Arquette and her tour of street life in New York City in the mid-80s. HBO Max.

“Ghost”: Love transcends death in this timeless romantic fantasy about a murdered man (Patrick Swayze) reaching out to his widow (Demi Moore) from the Spirit World. It’s scary and funny too. Whoopi Goldberg won an Oscar as the medium that reconnects the couple, and it’s the perfect film for an October night out. Netflix.


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