Guardians of the Galaxy
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Benicio Del Toro
Directed by: James Gunn
Plot: In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 90%
Critic Consensus: “Guardians of the Galaxy is just as irreverent as fans of the frequently zany Marvel comic would expect — as well as funny, thrilling, full of heart, and packed with visual splendor”
Get On Up
Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Tika Sumpter
Directed by: Tate Taylor
Plot: The life of James Brown is shown in this bio-pic, from his impoverished childhood to becoming one of the greatest musicians in history.
RT Freshness: 81%
Critic Consensus: “With an unforgettable Chadwick Boseman in the starring role, Get On Up offers the Godfather of Soul a fittingly dynamic homage”