Admit One 7/24

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Pixels

Starring: Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan

Directed by: Chris Colombus

Plot: When aliens misinterpret video of classic arcade games as an act of war, they launch an assault on Earth with recreations of the characters from the games and a group of elite gamers are the only ones who can stop them.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 19%

Critic Consensus: “Much like the worst arcade games from the era that inspired it, Pixels has little replay value and is hardly worth a quarter”

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Paper Towns

Starring: Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Halston Sage, Austin Abrams, Caitlin Carver

Directed by: Jake Schreier

Plot: A young man and his friends embark upon the road trip of their lives to find the missing girl next door.

RT Freshness: 60%

Critic Consensus: “Paper Towns isn’t as deep or moving as it wants to be, yet it’s still earnest, well-acted, and thoughtful enough to earn a place in the hearts of teen filmgoers of all ages”

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Southpaw

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, Naomie Harris, 50 Cent, Victor Ortiz

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Plot: Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Willis to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services.

RT Freshness: 56%

Critic Consensus: “Jake Gyllenhaal delivers an impressively committed performance, but Southpaw beats it down with a dispiriting drama that pummels viewers with genre clichés”

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