Battle: Los Angeles
Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Ramon Rodriguez, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan
Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman
Plot: A squad of Marines are part of the defense of Los Angeles when a massive alien invasion envelops the world.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 35%
Critic Consensus: “Overlong and overly burdened with war movie clichés, Battle: Los Angeles will entertain only the most ardent action junkies.”
Mars Needs Moms
Starring: Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois, Mindy Sterling
Directed by: Simon Wells
Plot: Nine year old Milo stows away on a Martian spaceship after the Martians kidnap his mom to help them keep their own unruly kids in line.
RT Freshness: 38%
Critic Consensus: “The cast is solid and it’s visually well-crafted, but Mars Needs Moms suffers from a lack of imagination and heart.”
Red Riding Hood
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shilo Fernandez, Max Irons
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Plot: A werewolf starts killing people in a small village and a famed werewolf hunter is called in to stop it. Meanwhile, one of the villagers, Valerie, is torn between two potential suitors.
RT Freshness: 7%
Critic Consensus: “Amanda Seyfried is magnetic in Red Riding Hood’s starring role, but she’s let down by her uninspired leading men and a painfully cliched script.”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.