New movie releases this week include Katherine Heigl’s return to the big screen, plus The Promise, Truman, and more
Matthew Lickona 6 p.m., April 21
A multi-character (pregnant) chick flick with five converging storylines about expectant couples. Don’t expect much in the way of wit or originality from this Lifetime Channel stray, but the appealing cast and cinematographer Xavier Pérez Grobet’s balanced ‘Scope frames help defray much of the pain induced by a labored script. Kirk Jones directed; with Jennifer Lopez, Chace Crawford, Elizabeth Banks, Cameron Diaz, Anna Kendrick, and not enough Chris Rock. 2012.