Admit One 5/26

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Issac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Plot: In the 80’s, the X-Men must join forces to take down the ancient mutant Apocalypse, who has returned to destroy the world and rebuild it in his own image.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 49%

Critic Consensus: “Overloaded action and a cliched villain take the focus away from otherwise strong performers and resonant themes, making X-Men: Apocalypse a middling chapter of the venerable superhero franchise”

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Alice Through the Looking Glass

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans

Directed by: James Bobin

Plot: Alice returns to Underland to rescue the Mad Hatter by traveling back though the history of the world, which draws the attention of Time himself.

RT Freshness: 28%

Critic Consensus: “Alice Through the Looking Glass is just as visually impressive as its predecessor, but that isn’t enough to cover for an underwhelming story that fails to live up to its classic characters”

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