Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thorton, Carla Gugino, Maggie Grace
Directed by: George Tillman Jr.
Plot: After 10 years in jail, Driver is released and immediately sets out to kill every person who was involved in stealing the score of a bank robbery and killing his brother.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 42%
Critic Consensus: “It’s good to see Dwayne Johnson back in full-throttle action mode, but Faster doesn’t deliver enough of the high-octane thrills promised by its title.”
Starring: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Cam Gigandet, Stanley Tucci
Directed by: Steve Antin
Plot: A small town girl moves to Los Angeles and gets a job as a waitress at the Burlesque Lounge and attempts to become a singer/dancer there.
RT Freshness: 32%
Critic Consensus: “Campy and clichéd, Burlesque wastes its talented cast (including a better-than-expected Christina Aguilera) on a movie that wavers uncertainly between “bad” and “so bad it’s good.””
Love & Other Drugs
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Plot: A pharmaceutical salesman falls for a woman with Parkinson’s while selling a hot new male enhancement drug.
RT Freshness: 40%
Critic Consensus: “It’s a pleasure to see Hollywood produce a romance this refreshingly adult, but Love and Other Drugs struggles to find a balance between its disparate plot elements.”
Starring: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman
Directed by: Nathan Greno and Byron Howard
Plot: Thief Flynn Rider takes shelter in a tower that happens to be the home of Rapunzel and her legendary hair.
RT Freshness: 86%
Critic Consensus: “While far from Disney’s greatest film, Tangled is a visually stunning, thoroughly entertaining addition to the studio’s classic animated canon.”