Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena, Trevante Rhodes, Navid Negahban, Rob Riggle, William Fichtner
Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig
Plot: 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 53%
Critic Consensus: “12 Strong has a solid cast, honorable intentions, and a thrilling, fact-based story – all of which are occasionally enough to balance a disappointing lack of depth or nuance”
Den of Thieves
Starring: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Brian Van Holt, 50 Cent, Evan Jones, Sonya Balmores Chung
Directed by: Christian Gudegast
Plot: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.
RT Freshness: 33%
Critic Consensus: “Den of Thieves pays energetic homage to classic heist thrillers of the past; unfortunately, it never comes close to living up to its obvious inspirations”
Forever My Girl
Starring: Jessica Rothe, Alex Roe, Abby Ryder Fortson, Judith Hoag, Travis Tritt, John Benjamin Hickey
Directed by: Bethany Ashton Wolf
Plot: After being gone for a decade a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
RT Freshness: 22%
Critic Consensus: “Forever My Girl offers a suitably picturesque placeholder for romance fans between Nicholas Sparks films, but other viewers may end up crying for the wrong reasons”