Admit One 9/30

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Deepwater Horizon

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Kate Hudson, Ethan Suplee

Directed by: Peter Berg

Plot: The oil workers on oil rig Deepwater Horizon try to survive on April 10th, 2010 when the rig explodes and starts to sink.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 79%

Critic Consensus: “Deepwater Horizon makes effective use of its titular man-made disaster to deliver an uncommonly serious — yet still suitably gripping — action thriller”

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Starring: Eva Green, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp

Directed by: Tim Burton

Plot: When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

RT Freshness: 63%

Critic Consensus: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children proves a suitable match for Tim Burton’s distinctive style, even if it’s on stronger footing as a visual experience than a narrative one”

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Masterminds

Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Jason Sudeikis

Directed by: Jared Hess

Plot: Armored car driver David Ghantt is convinced to pull a massive heist by his work crush Kelly and a shady partner, Steve Chambers.

RT Freshness: 42%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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Queen of Katwe

Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Madina Nalwanga, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze, Ivan Jacobo

Directed by: Mira Nair

Plot: A colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

RT Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: “Queen of Katwe is a feel-good movie of uncommon smarts and passion, and Lupita Nyong’o’s outstanding performance helps elevate the film past its cliches”

 

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