Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week on Martha’s Vineyard


42 (PG-13)

The life story of Jackie Robinson. A powerful film about how one man changed baseball after signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, and Nicole Beharie.

The Croods (PG)

An animated adventure comedy about one of the last surviving pre-historic families that embark on a road trip looking for a new cave as the earth is going through dramatic changes. It is a road trip to an uncharted and fantastic world. Starring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, and Emma Stone.

Oblivion (PG-13)

A visually heavy science fiction adventure about a veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources, who begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, and Olga Kurylenko.

Pain and Gain (R)

This action adventure movie, based on a true story, is about a trio of bodybuilders in Florida who get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. With comic touches. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, and Rob Corddry.