What to see this week (03/25/22)

The Contractor

SPECIAL Forces Sergeant James Harper – involuntarily discharged from the Army, pension cut off – is in debt, out of options, and desperate to provide for his family. So he contracts with a private underground military force. When the first assignment goes awry, Harper is caught in a dangerous conspiracy and fights to stay alive. Directed by Tarik Saleh, the film stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs, Eddie Marsan, Kiefer Sutherland, and Nina Hoss.

MTRCB Rating: R-13

Origin Unknown

A FORMER drug runner battles supernatural assassins after taking a sick girl under his protection. Directed by Rigoberto Castañeda, the film stars Daniel Martínez, Lisette Morelos, Paulina Gil, Horacio Garcia Rojas, Arap Bethke, and Adrià Collado. Ready Steady Cut’s Alix Turner writes: “Entertaining supernatural swashbuckling stuff, with more lavish style than substance.”

MTRCB Rating: R-13