Admit One 8/12

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Sausage Party

Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Michael Cera, James Franco, Danny McBride, Nick Kroll

Directed by: Conrad Vernon , Greg Tiernan

Plot: Frank, a sausage, is horrified when he finds out the truth of what happens to food when it’s taken from the supermarket and he tries to save his fellow foods from a horrible fate.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 83%

Critic Consensus: “Sausage Party is definitely offensive, but backs up its enthusiastic profanity with an impressively high gag-to-laugh ratio — and a surprisingly thought-provoking storyline”

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Pete’s Dragon

Starring: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Oona Laurence

Directed by: David Lowery

Plot: A young boy is found alive in the Pacific Northwest woods after being missing for years and claims he survived with the help of his dragon friend Elliott.

RT Freshness: 85%

Critic Consensus: “Pete’s Dragon continues Disney’s current live-action winning streak with an update that gives the original a visual overhaul without overwhelming its sweet, soulful charm”

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Florence Foster Jenkins

Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Brid Brennan, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, John Kavanagh

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Plot: A wealthy New York heiress dreams of being an opera singer despite the fact that she has possibly the worst singing voice ever.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: “Florence Foster Jenkins makes poignant, crowd-pleasing dramedy out of its stranger-than-fiction tale — and does its subject justice with a reliably terrific turn from star Meryl Streep”

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