Starring: Hugh Jackman, Anthony Mackie, Evangeline Lily, Dakota Goyo, Kevin Durand
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Plot: In the future, where robot boxing is the sport of choice, low level promoter Charlie Kenton teams up with his estranged son to build a robot that might have a shot at becoming a champion.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 58%
Critic Consensus: “Silly premise notwithstanding, this is a well-made Hollywood movie: Thrilling and exciting action with just enough characterization”
The Ides of March
Starring: Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Paul Giamatti, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood
Directed by: George Clooney
Plot: In the last days of the Ohio presidential primary, press secretary Stephen Meyers becomes involved in a scandal that could ruin his candidate’s shot at the presidency.
RT Freshness: 81%
Critic Consensus: “While not exactly exposing revelatory truths, The Ides of March is supremely well-acted drama that moves at a calm, confident clip”