Starring: Gina Carano, Michael Douglas, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas
Directed by: Steven Soderbergh
Plot: Operative Mallory Kane is betrayed by her superiors and left for dead. She then sets out on a mission of revenge.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 81%
Critic Consensus: “Haywire is a fast and spare thriller, with cleanly staged set pieces that immerse you in the action”
Starring: Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Bryan Cranston, Nate Parker, David Oyelowo, Tristan Wilds
Directed by: Anthony Hemingway
Plot: The all African American fighter squadron, The Tuskegee Airmen, battle the Germans in World War II and try to gain the respect of their white peers.
RT Freshness: 35%
Critic Consensus: “Despite a worthy fact-based story and obvious good intentions, Red Tails suffers from two-dimensional characters, corny dialogue, and heaps of clichés”
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Starring: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Viola Davis, Max Von Sydow
Directed by: Stephen Daldry
Plot: After his father is killed during 9/11, annoyingly quirky kid Oskar goes on an adventure throughout New York City to find the lock that fits a mysterious key he finds in his father’s things.
RT Freshness: 51%
Critic Consensus: “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close has a story worth telling, but it deserves better than the treacly and pretentious treatment director Stephen Daldry gives it”
Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley
Directed by: Mans Marlind, Bjorn Stein
Plot: Vampire Selene wakes up after being locked in stasis for 12 years to discover that humans have discovered and are hunting down both vampires and lycans.
RT Freshness: N/A
Critic Consensus: N/A
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.