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John Wick Chapter 2

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Common, Ruby Rose, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Lance Reddick, Peter Stormare

Directed by: Chad Stahelski

Plot: Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome where he squares off against some of the world’s deadliest killers.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 89%

Critic Consensus: “John Wick: Chapter 2 does what a sequel should — which in this case means doubling down on the non-stop, thrillingly choreographed action that made its predecessor so much fun”

The Lego Batman Movie

Starring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifiianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Jenny Slate

Directed by: Chris McKay

Plot: Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.

RT Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: “The Lego Batman Movie continues its block-buster franchise’s winning streak with another round of dizzyingly funny — and beautifully animated — family-friendly mayhem”

Fifty Shades Darker

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Kim Bassinger, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford

Directed by: James Foley

RT Freshness: 9%

Critic Consensus: “Lacking enough chemistry heat or narrative friction to satisfy, the limp Fifty Shades Darker wants to be kinky but only serves as its own form of punishment”

 

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