“Eyes of Tammy Faye” among 15+ films on screens

Andrew Garfield as Jim Bakker and Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye Bakker in new movie “The Eyes of Tammy Faye”

Photo: Photo courtesy of Searchlight Pictures. © 2021 20th Century Studios

Here are some of the new movies hitting theaters or streaming, streaming, renting or buying this week.

“Best sellers”

Aubrey Plaza, Michael Caine, Scott Speedman and Cary Elwes star in this comedy-drama about a retired reclusive writer who only agrees to take a book tour to help a young publicist.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 17 on various platforms.

“Bayou blue”

Independent director Justin Chon stars alongside Alicia Vikander in the story of a Korean, adopted as a child by an American couple, who sees his life turned upside down when he finds out he could be deported.

Rated R. Opens September 17 throughout Houston.

“Confessions of an invisible girl”

Brazilian teen drama comedy centered around a socially awkward high school girl who would do anything to be part of the crowd.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 22 on Netflix.

“Copshop”

Director Joe Carnahan (“The Gray”) is rocking his genre with this energetic nod to ’70s crime movies and the western. Gerard Butler, Frank Grillo and Alexis Louder play the story of a terrible day for an isolated Nevada police station.

Rated R. Opens September 17 throughout Houston.

“Scream Macho”

A former rodeo star agrees to help a young boy escape his alcoholic mother. Clint Eastwood directs and stars. Dwight Yoakam co-stars.

Classified PG-13. Opening September 17 throughout Houston; begins airing September 17 on HBO Max.

“Everyone’s Talking About Jamie”

British musical about a boy from Sheffield (played by Max Harwood) who dreams of becoming a drag queen.

Classified PG-13. Starts streaming September 17 on Amazon Prime Video.

“Tammy Faye’s eyes”

Jessica Chastain takes on the Oscar hunt in this biopic about televangelist couple Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker. Andrew Garfield plays Jim.

Classified PG-13. Opening September 17 throughout Houston.

“The Father who moves the mountains”

Romanian drama about an intelligence officer who goes to search for his missing son in the mountains, an act that puts him in conflict with the local rescue team.

Unclassified. Streaming begins September 17 on Netflix.

“Gully Rowdy”

Indian comedy in Tamil.

Unclassified. Opening September 17 at AMC Yorktown 15, Houston.

“The human factor”

Documentary on peace mediators in the Middle East.

Classified PG-13. Opening September 17 at the Regal Greenway Grand Palace 24, Houston.

“Intrusion”

After moving to a small town with her husband, a woman finds herself the target of domestic invaders. Freida Pinto star.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 22 on Netflix.

“I Am Karl”

This German-Czech thriller is about a woman, survivor of a terrorist attack, who teams up with a student in a political youth movement.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 23 on Netflix.

“Lady of the Manor”

Justin Long, Ryan Phillippe, Patrick Duffy, and Luis Guzmán star in a comedy about a tour guide in an old mansion who befriends the resident ghost.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 17 on various platforms.

“The last night at Rozzie”

Jeremy Sisto stars in a drama about a New York lawyer who returns to his hometown of Boston to find a friend with a terminal illness with his son.

Unclassified. Opening September 17 at America Cinemas, Houston.

“The ball of crazy women”

Mélanie Laurent directs, writes and stars in this French thriller about an institutionalized woman who tries to escape with the help of a nurse.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 17 on Amazon Prime Video.

“My heroes were cowboys”

Short subject centered on an immigrant, long intrigued by westerns, who becomes a horse trainer.

Classified PG. Streaming begins September 17 on Netflix.

“Prisoner of the ghost country”

Nicolas Cage, fresh off the critical hit of “Pig,” returns in an action-horror thriller in which a criminal must break a curse to save a kidnapped girl.

Unclassified. Opening September 17th at Alamo Drafthouse LaCenterra, Katy; ShowBiz Cinemas Liberty Lakes, Houston; ShowBiz Cinemas Fall Creek, Humble; ShowBiz Kingwood Cinemas.

” The fortress “

French police thriller that follows a group of cops working in a high crime district of Marseille.

Unclassified. Starts streaming September 17 on Netflix.

“The Marvelous: Stories from the Space Station”

Space station astronauts recount their experiences in this documentary.

Unclassified. Opening September 17th at Premiere Cinemas 6, Pearland.

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  • Cary Darling

    Cary Darling joined the Houston Chronicle in 2017 where he writes on arts, entertainment, and pop culture, with an emphasis on film and media. A native of Los Angeles and a graduate of Loyola Marymount University, he has served as a reporter or editor at the Orange County Register, the Miami Herald, and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. In addition, he has worked as a freelance writer for a number of publications including the Los Angeles Times and the Dallas Morning News.


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