Week in entertainment: ‘Tomb Raider’ opens; ‘Rise’ premieres
Plan your week in entertainment with these highlights and pop-culture milestones:
Tune in: The new series Rise premieres on NBC Tuesday at 10 ET/PT. Josh Radnor stars as a dedicated teacher who takes over his school’s struggling theater department.
View: The Oscar-nominated film The Shape of Water is out on Tuesday. The film is set in the 1960s and tells the story of a voiceless woman who bonds with a captured sea monster at the government laboratory where she works as a night janitor. USA TODAY’s Brian Truitt gave the “stylish and stupendously crafted” film ★★★½ out of four.
Watch: On Friday, Netflix brings a modern retelling of the classic story Benji. The film follows the adventures of an orphaned pup who makes friends with a pair of New Orleans school kids.
Listen: Snoop Dogg’s latest album, Snoop Dogg Presents the Bible of Love, is out Friday. It’s the artist’s first foray into gospel, and he dropped five songs from the album in February — Blessing Me Again, Words are Few, Blessed & Highly Favored, Saved and You.
Go to: Tomb Raider, starring Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft, opens nationwide Friday. Based on the video game, the film follows Croft as she embarks on an expedition in search of her missing father, played by Dominic West. The film also stars Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu and Kristin Scott Thomas.