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Admit One 1/29

Posted on January 29, 2010 by

The two new movies out this weekend are at complete opposite ends of the spectrum, revenge thriller Edge of Darkness and romantic comedy When in Rome.

Edge of Darkness

Starring: Mel Gibson,  Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Bojana Novakovic

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Plot: Boston detective Thomas Craven investigates his daughter’s murder and starts to realize she might have been part of some sort of conspiracy.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 56%

Critic Consensus: “For better and for worse, Edge of Darkness offers vintage Mel Gibson, working within the familiar framework of a bloody revenge thriller.”

When in Rome

Starring: Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Will Arnett, Dax Shepard

Directed by: Mark Steven Johnson

Plot: At her sister’s wedding in Rome, New Yorker Beth steals some coins from the Fontana D’Amore and upon returning home finds several men vying for her attention.

RT Freshness: 20%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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