Admit One 9/13

Hustlers

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Cardi B, Lizzo, Lili Reinhart, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer

Directed by: Lorene Scafaria

Plot: A crew of savvy former strip club employees bands together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 89%

Critic Consensus: “Led by a career-best performance from Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers is a uniquely empowering heist drama with depth and intelligence to match its striking visual appeal”

The Goldfinch

Starring: Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Aneurin Barnard, Finn Wolfhard, Ashleigh Cummings, Sarah Paulson, Jeffrey Wright, Nicole Kidman, Luke Wilson

Directed by: John Crowley

Plot: Theodore “Theo” Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day…a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.

RT Freshness: 30%

Critic Consensus: “Beautifully filmed yet mostly inert, The Goldfinch mishandles its source material, flattening a complex narrative into a largely uninvolving disappointment”

Brittany Runs a Marathon

Starring: Jillian Bell, Michaela Watkins, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lil Rel, Michah Stock, Alice Lee

Directed by: Paul Downs Colaizzo

Plot: A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.

RT Freshness: 90%

Critic Consensus: “Brittany Runs a Marathon is an earnest and hilarious dramedy that finally gives Jillian Bell a role worthy of her gifts”

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