Admit One 11/13

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The 33

Starring: Antonia Banderas, Rorigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, Cote De Pablo, Juan Pablo Raba, Martin Sheen

Directed by: Patricia Riggen

Plot: The true story of a Chilean mine collapse in 2010 that left 33 miners trapped underground for 69 days.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 40%

Critic Consensus: “The 33 offers an appropriately inspirational account of real-life heroism, but its stirring story and solid performances are undermined by a flawed focus and an overreliance on formula”

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Love the Coopers

Starring: Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Marisa Tomei, Ed Helms, John Goodman, Diane Keaton

Directed by: Jessie Nelson

Plot: The various members of the Cooper family come together for their annual holiday get together.

RT Freshness: 19%

Critic Consensus: “Love the Coopers has a talented cast and a uniquely bittersweet blend of holiday cheer in its better moments, but they’re all let down by a script content to settle for cloying smarm”

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My All American

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger, Michael Reilly Burke

Directed by: Angelo Pizzo

Plot: The true story of University of Texas star football player Freddie Steinmark, who led the college to a championship season before facing a bigger challenge off the field.

RT Freshness: 32%

Critic Consensus: “My All American has a genuinely moving real-life story to tell, but writer-director Angelo Pizzo fumbles it into manipulative, melodramatic tearjerker territory”

 

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