Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Eddie Marsan
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Plot: Holmes and Watson must stop criminal mastermind Professor James Moriarty, who has set in motion a devious plan by faking the suicide of the Crown Prince of Austria.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 66%
Critic Consensus: “It never duplicates the well-oiled thrills of the first installment, but Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is eminently watchable thanks to its well-matched leading men”
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Starring: Jason Lee, David Cross, Justin Long, Jesse McCartney, Matthew Gray Gubler, Amy Poehler, Anna Farris, Christina Applegate, Jenny Slate
Directed by: Mike Mitchell
Plot: The Chipmunks and Chipettes are on vacation on a luxury cruise liner when they accidentally fall overboard and get washed up on a seemingly deserted island.
RT Freshness: 10%
Critic Consensus: “Lazy, rote, and grating, Chipwrecked is lowest-common-denominator family entertainment that’s strictly for the very, very, very young at heart”