Admit One 8/4

The Dark Tower

Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Abby Lee, Kathryn Winnick

Directed by: Nicolaj Arcel

Plot: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 18%

Critic Consensus: “Go then, there are other Stephen King adaptations than these”

Kidnap

Starring: Halle Berry, Sage Correa, Chris McGinn, Lew Temple, Jason George, Christopher Berry

Directed by: Luis Prieto

Plot: A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son.

RT Freshness: 44%

Critic Consensus: “Kidnap strays into poorly scripted exploitation too often to take advantage of its pulpy premise — or the still-impressive talents of its committed star”

Detroit

Starring: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Anthony Mackie, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, John Krasinski, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Jack Reynor

Directed by: Katherine Bigelow

RT Freshness: 90%

Critic Consensus: “Detroit delivers a gut-wrenching — and essential — dramatization of a tragic chapter from America’s past that draws distressing parallels to the present”

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