Admit One 12/11

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In the Heart of the Sea

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Holland

Directed by: Ron Howard

Plot: The crew of the whaling ship Essex are attacked by a massive and vicious whale and are left shipwrecked in uncharted waters where they grow increasingly desperate as food and water run out.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 51%

Critic Consensus: “The admirably old-fashioned In the Heart of the Sea boasts thoughtful storytelling to match its visual panache, even if it can’t claim the depth or epic sweep to which it so clearly aspires”

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Legend

Starring: Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri, Taron Egerton

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Plot: The rise of Ronnie and Reggie Kray, twins who became two of the most notorious gangsters in British crime history.

RT Freshness: 60%

Critic Consensus: “As a gangster biopic, Legend is deeply flawed, but as a showcase for Tom Hardy — in a dual role, no less — it just about lives up to its title”

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