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“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.”


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.


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)

Dale Robi­nette

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.”

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