The ladies are taking over the box office this weekend with an Angelina Jolie actioner and a couple of sisters from the mind of Beverly Cleary.
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andre Braugher
Directed by: Phillip Noyce
Plot: CIA Agent Evelyn Salt becomes a fugitive when she is accused of being a Russian sleeper agent who will kill the president.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 56%
Critic Consensus: “Angelina Jolie gives it her all in the title role, and her seasoned performance is almost enough to save Salt from its predictable and ludicrous plot.”
Ramona and Beezus
Starring: Selena Gomez, Joey King, John Corbett, Sandra Oh, Bridget Moynahan
Directed by: Elizabeth Allen II
Plot: Based on the books by Beverly Cleary, the plot follows the misadventures of imaginative Ramona Quimby and her big sister Beezus.
RT Freshness: 69%
Critic Consensus: “Ramona and Beezus is sunny, sweet, and wholesome, but it fails to capture the essence of its classic source material.”