Admit One 9/29

American Made

Starring: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones, Jayma Mays

Directed by: Doug Liman

Plot: Barry Seal, a TWA pilot, is recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America and soon finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the United States that spawned the birth of the Medellin cartel and eventually almost brought down the Reagan White House with the Iran Contra scandal.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 85%

Critic Consensus: “American Made‘s fast-and-loose attitude with its real-life story mirrors the cavalier — and delightfully watchable — energy Tom Cruise gives off in the leading role”

‘Til Death Do Us Part

Starring: Taye Diggs, Annie Ilonzeh, Stephen Bishop, Malik Yoba, Robinne Lee

Directed by: Chris Stokes

Plot: Michael & Madison Roland, had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael’s controlling ways turned their perfect marriage, into an abusive rollercoaster no woman could survive. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to get away. After adopting a new identity, she meets Alex Stone and learns to love again. All is well, until Michael discovers Madison’s whereabouts, and recreates the nightmare she once lived all over again.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Battle of the Sexes

Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Elisabeth Shue

Directed by: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Plot: Billie Jean King takes on Bobby Riggs for a 1973 tennis match that was watched by over 90 million viewers and became one of the most watched events in sports history.

RT Freshness: 87%

Critic Consensus: “Battle of the Sexes turns real-life events into a crowd-pleasing, well-acted dramedy that ably entertains while smartly serving up a volley of present-day parallels”

Flatliners

Starring: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons

Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev

Plot: Five medical students, hoping to gain insight into the mystery of what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring and dangerous experiment. By stopping their hearts for short periods of time, each triggers a near-death experience. As the investigation becomes more and more perilous, they are forced to confront the sins of their pasts, as well as contend with the paranormal consequences of trespassing to the other side.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

 

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