Admit One 4/13

Rampage

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello

Directed by: Brad Peyton

Plot: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry transforms this gentle ape into a raging monster. As these newly created monsters tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 52%

Critic Consensus: “Rampage isn’t as fun as its source material, but the movie’s sheer button-mashing abandon might satisfy audiences in the mood for a brainless blockbuster”

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Logan Lerman, Gerard Depardieu, Jim Pharr

Directed by: Richard Lanni

Plot: The incredible true story of a stray dog who became a hero of the First World War.

RT Freshness: 91%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Truth or Dare

Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron, Sophia Ali, Sam Lerner

Directed by: Jeff Wadlow

Plot: A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone–or something–begins to punish those who tell a lie–or refuse the dare.

RT Freshness: 21%

Critic Consensus: “Truth or Dare‘s slick presentation isn’t enough to make this mediocre horror outing much more frightening than an average round of the real-life game”

Beirut

Starring: Jon Hamm, Rosamund Pike, Dean Norris, Shea Whigham, Larry Pine

Directed by: Brad Anderson

Plot: Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.

RT Freshness: 78%

Critic Consensus: “Beirut tells a complex, tightly plotted tale of international intrigue, further elevated by strong central performances from Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike”

Isle of Dogs

Starring: Bill Murray, Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Plot: An outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy journeys there to rescue his dog Spots and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled.

RT Freshness: 91%

Critic Consensus: “The beautifully stop-motion animated Isle of Dogs finds Wes Anderson at his detail-oriented best while telling one of the director’s most winsomely charming stories”

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