Andrea Riseborough as Detective Muldoon in “The Grudge.”

Our critic assesses ‘ 1917 ‘, an action drama of the First World War in which two British soldiers need to deliver a message that comrades can save;

‘ Just Mercy, ‘ about a Harvard-trained lawyer who defends people who have been misjudged or not have a proper representation;

“The Grudge,” which started 16 years ago as a Japanese horror franchise by Takashi Shimizu.