Admit One 3/9

A Wrinkle in Time

Starring: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Zach Galifinakis, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Directed by: Ava DuVernay

Plot: After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 42%

Critical Consensus: “A Wrinkle in Time is visually gorgeous, big-hearted, and occasionally quite moving; unfortunately, it’s also wildly ambitious to a fault, and often less than the sum of its classic parts”

The Strangers: Prey At Night

Starring: Bailee Madison, Christina Henderson, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman, Emma Bellomy

Directed by: Johannes Roberts

Plot: A family staying in a secluded mobile home park for the night are visited by three masked psychopaths, to test their every limit.

RT Freshness: 39%

Critic Consensus: “The Strangers: Prey at Night may appeal to fans of the original who’ve been jonesing for a sequel, but its thin story and ironic embrace of genre tropes add up to a bloody step back”

The Hurricane Heist

Starring: Maggie Grace, Toby Kebbell, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Randy Couture, Melissa Bolona

Directed by: Rob Cohen

Plot: Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities.

RT Freshness: 27%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Gringo

Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton, Sharlto Copley

Directed by: Nash Edgerton

Plot: Mild-mannered businessman Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary after going to Mexico to secure a new marijuana drug.

RT Freshness: 35%

Critic Consensus: “Gringo rounds up a bafflingly overqualified cast for a misfire of a comedy that’s fatally undermined by its messy plot, poorly conceived characters, and obvious debts to better films”

 

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