Man of Steel
Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner
Directed by: Zack Synder
Plot: Sent away from his dying planet of Krypton, Kal-El grows up on Earth as Clark Kent and realizes he has super powers that he must use to defend his new home against the criminal warlord, General Zod.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 58%
Critic Consensus: “Superman’s return to the big screen is mostly successful, as Man of Steel provides enough exhilarating action and spectacle to overcome its occasional detours into generic blockbuster territory”
This is the End
Starring: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson
Directed by: Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen
Plot: While partying at James Franco’s house, the collected celebrities realize that the end of the world is happening and have to figure out some way to survive.
RT Freshness: 84%
Critic Consensus: “Energetic, self-deprecating performances and enough guffaw-inducing humor make up for the flaws in This Is the End loosely written script”