Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Bradley Whitford
Directed by: Michael Dougherty
Plot: The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species – thought to be mere myths – rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 45%
Critic Consensus: “Godzilla: King of the Monsters delivers spectacular kaiju action — and reaffirms that cutting-edge effects are still no substitute for a good story”
Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Gemma Jones, Bryce Dallas Howard, Steven Mackintosh
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Plot: An epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
RT Freshness: 91%
Critic Consensus: “It’s going to be a long, long time before a rock biopic manages to capture the highs and lows of an artist’s life like Rocketman”
Starring: Octavia Spencer, Juliette Lewis, Diana Silvers, McKaley Miller, Corey Fogelmanis, Luke Evans
Directed by: Tate Taylor
Plot: A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn’t get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.
RT Freshness: 63%
Critic Consensus: “Octavia Spencer’s performance overpowers many of Ma‘s flaws, but uneven pacing and a labored story keep this thriller from fully realizing its unhinged potential”