Admit One 10/16

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Goosebumps

Starring: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Amy Ryan, Odeya Rush, Jillian Bell, Ryan Scott Lee

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Plot: A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 71%

Critic Consensus: “Goosebumps boasts just enough of its spooky source material’s kid-friendly charm to make up for the script’s scattershot humor and a punishingly frantic pace”

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Crimson Peak

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver, Leslie Hope

Directed by: Guillermo Del Toro

Plot: In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds…and remembers.

RT Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: “Crimson Peak offers an engaging — albeit somewhat slight — diversion driven by a delightfully creepy atmosphere and director Guillermo del Toro’s brilliant knack for unforgettable visuals”

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Bridge of Spies

Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Ryance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, John Scott Shepherd, Noah Schnapp

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Plot: An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.

RT Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: “Bridge of Spies finds new life in Hollywood’s classic Cold War espionage thriller formula, thanks to reliably outstanding work from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks”

 

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