New movie releases for the weekend of April 17

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

New in theaters

“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2”

In one of the most anticipated sequels of the year, all of the unanswered questions of Kevin James’ “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” will finally be answered!


The latest take on found-footage horror involves a group of teens in a group video chat who receive strange messages from the account of a classmate who committed suicide one year earlier.

“Monkey Kingdom”

The latest documentary from Disney’s Disneynature studio follows, duh, monkeys! Added bonus: Tina Fey provides narration.

“Child 44”

Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman star in this thriller investigating a series of child murders in the Stalin-era Soviet Union.