This Month in Arts and Entertainment: April


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Finn Lyons, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor


Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant Movie, Directed By Guy Ritchie, April 21 in theaters

United States Army Sergeant John Kinley and Afghan interpreter Ahmed are ambushed and Ahmed saves Kinley’s life. Ahmed and his family were promised safe passage to America, but Kinley learns they never were granted passage. Kinley returns to the war zone to save Ahmed from the Taliban.

Evil Dead Rise, Directed By Lee Cronin, April 21 in theaters

Two sisters reunite, but their reunion is cut short by flesh-possessing demons. They must fight them to survive.

Beau is Afraid, Directed By Ari Aster, April 21 in theaters

Beau is a paranoid man who embarks on a decades long journey to find his mother.

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (40th Anniversary rerelease), Directed By Richard Marquand, April 28 only in theaters

Relive the end of the original Star Wars trilogy as it was meant to be seen on the big screen.

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Directed By Kelly Fremon Craig, April 28 in theaters

Eleven year old, Margaret moves from New York City to the suburbs of New Jersey. She goes through the ups and downs of puberty while having to make new friends at her new school.

Big George Foreman, Directed By George Tillman Jr., April 28 in theaters

This film tells the story of legendary boxer, George Foreman. The film follows Foreman through the rise, fall and rise (again) of his career, and eventual transformation into a grill salesman.

Sisu, Directed By Jalmari Helander, April 28 in theaters

At the end of WWII, the Nazi’s steal a Finnish miner’s gold during their retreat from the U.S.S.R. The Finnish miner is not to be messed with as he becomes a one man kill squad to get his gold back.


Amityville: An Origin Story, Primers April 23 on MGM+

This show revolves around the backstory of the infamous Amityville Horror case.

Citadel, Primers April 28 on Amazon Prime

Members of the Citadel spy organization have had their memory wiped while the Manticore crime syndicate takes over in the power vacuum. The former agents of Citadel must remember their past to fight Manticore.

Tom Jones, Primers April 30 on PBS

Tom Jones is a man in his early life trying to find a place in the world.


MTV Unplugged: Bastille’ drops April 22 on vinyl only

The album will include 15 live covers including some fan favorite songs.

Baby Rose Through and Through, drops April 28

Baby Rose’s fifth album will include 11 tracks and be released on all music platforms.


Gabriel Iglesias, at Pittsburgh Improv April 21 through April 22

Gabriel Iglesias will bring his standup show to downtown Pittsburgh for two nights.

Wig Wam, at Jergels on April 24

Wig Wam headlines the event, with Dying Breed, and The Cheat also performing.

The Wallflowers, at Palace Theatre-Greensburg on April 28

The Wallflowers will bring their tour to Pittsburgh after the release of their most recent album.

Do not forget to tune in next month for another “This Month in Arts and Entertainment” update.