Admit One 8/7

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Fantastic Four

Starring: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathey

Directed by: Josh Trank

Plot: Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 10%

Critic Consensus: “Dull and downbeat, this Fantastic Four proves a woefully misguided attempt to translate a classic comic series without the humor, joy, or colorful thrills that made it great”

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Shaun the Sheep Movie

Starring: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili, Kate Harbour

Directed by: Mark Burton and Richard Starzak

Plot: When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for.

RT Freshness: 99%

Critic Consensus: “Warm, funny, and brilliantly animated, Shaun the Sheep is yet another stop-motion jewel in Aardman’s family-friendly crown”

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Ricki and the Flash

Starring: Meryl Streep, Mamie Grummer, Kevin Kline, Rick Springfield, Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Plot: Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, is now returning home to make things right with her family.

RT Freshness: 56%

Critic Consensus: “Meryl Streep’s outstanding work helps Ricki and the Flash overcome its inconsistent tone and fairly predictable premise”

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The Gift

Starring: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton, Busy Phillips, David Denman

Directed by: Joel Edgerton

Plot: Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned until a chance encounter with an acquaintance from Simon’s high school sends their world into a harrowing tailspin.

RT Freshness: 93%

Critic Consensus: “The Gift is wickedly smart and playfully subversive, challenging the audience’s expectations while leaving them leaning on the edges of their seats”

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