New movies: ‘Crawdads,’ ‘Bed Rest’ now showing

New movie releases in theaters and on streaming services …

“Where the Crawdads Sing” (Sony, theaters): Delia Owens’ bestselling mystery about the beautiful, brilliant girl who grows up in a North Carolina marsh comes to the big screen with Daisy Edgar-Jones of “Normal People” in the lead.

“Mrs Harris Goes to Paris” (Focus, theaters): Lesley Manville plays a British housekeeper who dreams of owning a couture Christian Dior gown.

“persuasion” (Netflix): Dakota Johnson stars in this Jane Austen adaptation about the spirited, modern Anne Elliot.


“Bed Rest” (STX): “In the Heights” star Melissa Barrera plays a pregnant woman in this horror.

“Don’t Make Me Go” (Amazon Prime Video): A father with a brain tumor (John Cho) takes his teenage daughter on a road trip to find her long lost mother.

Opening Sunday

“Cabaret” 50th Anniversary (Fathom, theaters): Welcome! And bienvenue! Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles is back on the big screen in Bob Fosse’s classic. Showing Sunday and Wednesday at the AMC Springfield 12 and the AMC Edwardsville 12.

Opening Friday

“nop” (Universal): Jordan Peele returns to terrify audiences with “a new pop nightmare” in his secretive new film about some Inland Empire locals, Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer and Steven Yeun, who witness a chilling event.

“The Gray Man” (Netflix): Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas star in this big-budget spy-thriller directed by Marvel alums Anthony and Joe Russo.

“Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank” (Paramount): Michael Cera voices the hound Hank in this animated riff on “Seven Samurai,” in which he has to help a village of cats defend themselves against Ricky Gervais’s villain.

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