Admit One 3/8

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Oz the Great and Powerful

Starring: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Zach Braff

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Plot: Oscar Diggs, a con-artist/magician, is whisked away to the magical land of Oz in a hot air balloon, he gets mistaken for a powerful wizard who it was foretold would free the land from evil.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 60%

Critic Consensus: “It suffers from some tonal inconsistency and a deflated sense of wonder, but Oz the Great and Powerful still packs enough visual dazzle and clever wit to be entertaining in its own right”

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Dead Man Down

Starring: Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Terrence Howard, Dominic Cooper, Armand Assante

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Plot: A mob hitman goes against his boss to help one of his victims get revenge.

RT Freshness: 41%

Critic Consensus: “While the fine cast keeps Dead Man Down watchable throughout, the film is weighted down by absurd plot twists and a slack pace”

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