Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Starring: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell
Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov
Plot: After his mother is murdered by a vampire when he is a young boy, Abraham Lincoln wages a secret war against the undead.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 36%
Critic Consensus: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has visual style to spare, but its overly serious tone doesn’t jibe with its decidedly silly central premise, leaving filmgoers with an unfulfilling blend of clashing ingredients”
Starring: Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walter, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson
Directed by: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews
Plot: Scottish princess Merida refuses to follow the tradition of the land by picking a suitor and instead visits a witch to get a spell to change her fate.
RT Freshness: 70%
Critic Consensus: “It may not live up to the lofty standards of the Pixar brand, but Brave offers young audiences and fairy tale fans a rousing, funny fantasy adventure with a distaff twist — and surprising depth”
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Starring: Steve Carrell, Keira Knightley, Patton Oswalt, Rob Corddry, Gillian Jacobs, Adam Brody, Connie Britton
Directed by: Lorene Scafaria
Plot: With an asteroid about to collide with Earth, two people, Dodge and Penny, head across the country and navigate the chaos to try and find Dodge’s “girl who got away”.
RT Freshness: 53%
Critic Consensus: “Tender, charming, and well-acted, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is unfortunately hamstrung by jarring tonal shifts and a disappointing final act”