Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aiden Gillen
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Plot: The film traces the meteoric rise of Queen through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 60%
Critic Consensus: “Bohemian Rhapsody hits a handful of high notes, but as an in-depth look at a beloved band, it offers more of a medley than a true greatest hits collection”
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Starring: Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Matthew MacFadyen, Miranda Hart
Directed by: Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston
Plot: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
RT Freshness: 34%
Critic Consensus: “Lacking a transporting yuletide story or dazzling dance routines, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is a hollow holiday confection that’s lovely to look at — and easy to forget”
Starring: Tiffany Haddish, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Mehcad Brooks, Amber Riley, Whoopi Goldberg
Directed by: Tyler Perry
RT Freshness: 22%
Critic Consensus: N/A