Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tess Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Anthony Bellew
Directed by: Ryan Coogler
Plot: Despite never knowing his father, Apollo Creed, Adonis Johnson is determined to follow in his footsteps in the boxing world and seeks out the legendary Rocky Balboa to train him for a shot at the title.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 92%
Critic Consensus: “Creed brings the Rocky franchise off the mat for a surprisingly effective seventh round that extends the boxer’s saga in interesting new directions while staying true to its classic predecessors’ roots”
The Good Dinosaur
Starring: Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Steve Zahn, AJ Buckley
Directed by: Peter Sohn
Plot: In an alternate prehistoric world where the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs misses, a young Apatosaurus gets separated from his herd and has to try and find his way back and, along the way, he befriends a young human boy.
RT Freshness: 79%
Critic Consensus: “The Good Dinosaur delivers thrillingly beautiful animation in service of a worthy story that, even if it doesn’t quite live up to the lofty standards set by Pixar, still adds up to charming, family-friendly entertainment”
Starring: James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Mark Gatiss, Freddie Fox
Directed by: Paul McGuigan
Plot: Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein and his equally brilliant protégé Igor Strausman share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But Victor’s experiments go too far, and his obsession has horrifying consequences
RT Freshness: 24%
Critic Consensus: “A re-imagining without the imagining, Victor Frankenstein plays at providing a fresh perspective on an oft-told tale, but ultimately offers little of interest that viewers haven’t already seen in superior Frankenstein films”