WHAT’S NEW THIS WEEK
NEW ON DVD
“Wonder”: Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson star as the parents of a young boy born with a “facial difference” (Jacob Tremblay) who must overcome the challenges of going to a regular elementary school for the first time. Rotten Tomatoes score: 85%
“Roman J Israel, Esq.”: Denzel Washington plays a liberal lawyer who learns that the firm he’s working for has run afoul of his values of helping the poor and dispossessed. With Colin Farrell and Carmen Ejogo. Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
“The Ballad of Lefty Brown”: Bill Pullman looks to avenge the death of his longtime partner in this action-packed Western with Jim Caviezel, Peter Fonda, Kathy Baker and Tommy Flanagan. Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
“Blade of the Immortal”: Samurai film starring Takuya Kimura and Hana Sugisaki.
“Hellraiser — Judgment”: Direct-toDVD horror thriller.
“Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie”: Animated film based on the Nickelodeon series.
Also: “Monster Family”; “Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!”
TV on DVD: “Animal Kingdom: The Complete Second Season” “Broad City: Season Four,” “The Deuce: The Complete First Season,” “The Sinner: Season One.”
WHAT’S ON TV
Thursday “Roseanne: The Return” (ABC):
Special sneak peek at the upcoming reboot of the sitcom starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman. 10 p.m.
“Everything Sucks!” (Netflix): New Netflix comedy series set at an Oregon high school in the 1990s is a clash of dramaclub geeks and AV-club nerds.
“Irreplaceable You” (Netflix): Feature film debut from “Veep” producer/director Stephanie Laing is a tear-jerker about a cancer diagnosis that interrupts the lives of young lovers played by Gugu MbathaRaw and Michiel Huisman. “Mozart in the Jungle” (Amazon): Season four (10 episodes) of this romantic drama about a fictional New York Symphony, based on the memoir of Blair Tindall, will be released in the wee hours. Saturday “Austin City Limits” (WQED): Gritty Grammy-winning country rocker Chris Stapleton hits the “ACL” stage.
NEW MUSIC FRIDAY
I’m With Her, “See You Around”:
Debut album from the super-trio of folk/bluegrass singer-songwriters Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan.
Superchunk, “What a Time to
Be Alive”: First album in four years from the veteran North Carolina indie-rock band is billed as a defiant protest record written in the aftermath of the 2016 election. Senses Fail, “If There Is Light, It Will Find You”: Jersey post-hardcore group promises a “dramatic shift” back to the band’s rock roots on this seventh album. Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet, “Landfall”: First collaboration between the avant-pop songwriter and the string quartet is a piece inspired by Ms. Anderson’s experience during Hurricane Sandy.
“Fe” (EA): Swedish studio Zoink Games describes it as “a wordless adventure, exploring and unearthing the secrets of the forest through sight and sound.” (Friday)
Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson star as parents in “Wonder.”
Chris Stapleton will take the stage on Saturday’s “Austin City Limits” on WQED.
Superchunk’s “What a Time to Be Alive.”