Admit One 9/25

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Everest

Starring: Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Josh Brolin, Keira Knightly

Directed by: Baltasar Kormakur

Plot: Set in 1996, a number of simultaneous expeditions up Mount Everest are trapped by a massive storm that resulted in the deaths of eight climbers.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 73%

Critic Consensus: “Everest boasts all the dizzying cinematography a person could hope to get out a movie about mountain climbers, even if it’s content to tread less challenging narrative terrain”

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Hotel Transylvania 2

Starring: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Mel Brooks, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, Andy Samberg

Directed by: Genndy Tartakovsky

Plot: Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.

RT Freshness: 41%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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The Intern

Starring: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Adam Devine, Andrew Ranells, Celia Weston

Directed by: Nancy Meyers

Plot: A retired successful business owner and widower lands an internship at a fashion website run by a young, career-driven woman

RT Freshness: 49%

Critic Consensus: “The Intern doesn’t do enough with its timely premise, but benefits from the unorthodox chemistry of its talented leads”

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The Green Inferno

Starring: Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Nicolas Martinez Zemorain, Sky Ferreira

Directed by: Eli Roth

Plot: A group of activists head to South America to try and save the rainforest but encounter a tribe of cannibals.

RT Freshness: 42%

Critic Consensus: “The Green Inferno may not win writer-director Eli Roth many new converts, but fans of his flair for gory spectacle should find it a suitably gruesome diversion”

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Pawn Sacrifice

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, Liev Schreiber, Michael Stuhlbarg, Lily Rabe

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Plot: Bobby Fischer heads to the Soviet Union in 1972 to face the Russian chess champion but the bigger battle is in his mind.

RT Freshness: 72%

Critic Consensus: “Anchored by a sensitive performance from Tobey Maguire, Pawn Sacrifice adds another solidly gripping drama to the list of films inspired by chess wiz Bobby Fischer”

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