Now You See Me
Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Melanie Laurent
Directed by: Louis Letterier
Plot: A quartet of magicians, calling themselves “The Four Horsemen” pull off robberies during their shows, drawing the attention of the FBI.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 39%
Critic Consensus: “Now You See Me’s thinly sketched characters and scattered plot rely on directorial sleight of hand to distract audiences — and director Louis Leterrier lacks sufficient cinematic prestidigitation to pull it off in the final act”
Starring: Will Smith, Jaden Smith
Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan
Plot: A father and son crash land on Earth 1,000 years after humanity left and, with his father’s legs broken, Kitai Raige must set out across the hostile terrain to get to the tail section of their spacecraft and activate the emergency beacon.
RT Freshness: 19%
Critic Consensus: “After Earth is dull, ploddingly paced exercise in sentimental sci-fi — and the latest setback for director M. Night Shyamalan’s once-promising career”