Exodus: Gods and Kings
Starring: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro, Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Paul
Directed by: Ridley Scott
Plot: Growing up as brothers, Moses and Ramses become bitter enemies when Moses realizes his destiny to lead the Israelites out of Egypt and free from slavery.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 31%
Critic Consensus: “While sporadically stirring, and suitably epic in its ambitions, Exodus: Gods and Kings can’t quite live up to its classic source material”
Starring: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Tracy Morgan, Gabrielle Union, Adam Sandler, Cedric the Entertainer, Whoopi Goldberg
Directed by: Chris Rock
Plot: A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality-TV star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her TV show.
RT Freshness: 93%
Critic Consensus: “As smart, funny, and trenchant as writer-director-star Chris Rock’s best standup work, Top Five is a career highlight for its creator — and one of the comedy standouts of 2014”