Admit One 3/29

Dumbo

Starring: Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Deobia Oparei, Alan Arkin

Directed by: Tim Burton

Plot: A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 56%

Critic Consensus: “Dumbo is held partly aloft by Tim Burton’s visual flair, but a crowded canvas and overstretched story leave this live-action remake more workmanlike than wondrous”

Hotel Mumbai

Starring: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Anupam Kher, Jason Isaacs

Directed by: Anthony Maras

Plot: The true story of the Taj Hotel terrorist attack in Mumbai. Hotel staff risk their lives to keep everyone safe as people make unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and their families.

RT Freshness: 71%

Critic Consensus: “Its depiction of real-life horror will strike some as exploitative, but Hotel Mumbai remains a well-made dramatization of tragic events”

Unplanned

Starring: Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott, Emma Elle Roberts, Jared Lotz

Directed by: Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon

Plot: As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman’s right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Beach Bum

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Snoop Dogg, Isla Fisher, Martin Lawrence, Zac Efron, Jonah Hill

Directed by: Harmony Korine

Plot: A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.

RT Freshness: 54%

Critic Consensus: “The role of a lifetime for Matthew McConaughey, The Beach Bum is set apart by Harmony Korine’s distinctive style, but that isn’t always enough to offset the unfocused story”

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