Admit One 8/11

Annabelle: Creation

Starring: Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson

Directed by: David F. Sandberg

Plot: Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 70%

Critic Consensus: “Annabelle: Creation adds another strong chapter to the Conjuring franchise – and offers further proof that freaky-looking dolls remain reliably terrifying”

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

Starring: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan, Sebastian Maniscalco, Jeff Dunham

Directed by: Cal Brunker

Plot: Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.

RT Freshness: 15%

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Glass Castle

Starring: Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Sarah Snook, Max Greenfield

Directed by: Destin Daniel Cretton

Plot: A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.

RT Freshness: 47%

Critic Consensus: “The Glass Castle has an affecting real-life story and a hard-working cast in its corner, but they aren’t enough to outweigh a fundamentally misguided approach to the material”

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