Nicolas Cage’s sorcerer battles Leonardo Di Caprio’s dream thief this weekend at the box office.
Starring: Leonardo Di Caprio, Joesph Gordon Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ken Watanabe, Ellen Page, Michael Caine
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Plot: Having the ability to enter people’s dreams, a group of thieves specialize in stealing people’s ideas.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 84%
Critic Consensus: “Smart, innovative, and thrilling, Inception is that rare summer blockbuster that succeeds viscerally as well as intellectually.”
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer
Directed by: Jon Turteltaub
Plot: Sorcerer Balthazar Blake recruits college student Dave Stutler to be his new apprentice and help him battle the evil sorceror Maxim Horvath.
RT Freshness: 40%
Critic Consensus: “It has a likable cast and loads of CGI spectacle, but for all but the least demanding viewers, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice will be less than spellbinding.”