The Great Wall
Starring: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Andy Lau, Eddie Peng
Directed by: Yimou Zhang
Plot: A pair of western mercenaries arrive at the Great Wall on a quest for gunpowder and get drawn into a massive battle against monsters for whom the wall was built to protect against.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 35%
Critic Consensus: “For a Yimou Zhang film featuring Matt Damon and Willem Dafoe battling ancient monsters, The Great Wall is neither as exciting nor as entertainingly bonkers as one might hope”
Starring: Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Jillian Bell, Tracy Jordan, Christina Hendricks, Kumail Nanjiani, Dean Norris
Directed by: Richie Keen
Plot: When he causes a rival teacher to be fired, Andy Campbell finds himself challenged to a fight after school that quickly grows out of control.
RT Freshness: 28%
Critic Consensus: N/A
A Cure for Wellness
Starring: Dane Dehaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Lisa Banes, Celia Imrie, Ivo Nandi
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Plot: Trying to track down the missing CEO of his company, a young executive finds himself trapped at a mysterious “wellness center” in the Swiss Alps.
RT Freshness: 43%
Critic Consensus: “A Cure for Wellness boasts a surfeit of visual style, but it’s wasted on a derivative and predictable story whose twists, turns, and frights have all been more effectively dealt before”