Starring: Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Plot: A team of explorers sets out to explore a planet mentioned in various ancient languages on Earth but their discovery could lead to the end of humanity.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 75%
Critic Consensus: “Ridley Scott’s ambitious quasi-prequel to Alien may not answer all of its big questions, but it’s redeemed by its haunting visual grandeur and compelling performances — particularly Michael Fassbender as a fastidious android”
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Starring: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sasha Baron Cohen, Martin Short
Directed by: Eric Darnell
Plot: The animal crew of Madagascar arrives in Europe on their quest to return home to New York City and must hide out with the animals of a circus train to escape an overzealous animal control agent.
RT Freshness: 76%
Critic Consensus: “Dazzlingly colorful and frenetic, Madagascar 3 is silly enough for young kids, but boasts enough surprising smarts to engage parents along the way”