Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, Eddie Marsan
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Plot: Holmes and Watson must stop criminal mastermind Professor James Moriarty, who has set in motion a devious plan by faking the suicide of the Crown Prince of Austria.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 66%
Critic Consensus: “It never duplicates the well-oiled thrills of the first installment, but Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is eminently watchable thanks to its well-matched leading men”
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Starring: Jason Lee, David Cross, Justin Long, Jesse McCartney, Matthew Gray Gubler, Amy Poehler, Anna Farris, Christina Applegate, Jenny Slate
Directed by: Mike Mitchell
Plot: The Chipmunks and Chipettes are on vacation on a luxury cruise liner when they accidentally fall overboard and get washed up on a seemingly deserted island.
RT Freshness: 10%
Critic Consensus: “Lazy, rote, and grating, Chipwrecked is lowest-common-denominator family entertainment that’s strictly for the very, very, very young at heart”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.