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John Carter

Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Willem Dafoe, Samantha Morton, Thomas Haden Church, Mark Strong, Dominic West

Directed by: Andrew Stanton

Plot: Confederate soldier John Carter is transported to Mars and joins forces with the native Martians to take down a powerful and evil new threat.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 51%

Critic Consensus: “While John Carter looks terrific and delivers its share of pulpy thrills, it also suffers from uneven pacing and occasionally incomprehensible plotting and characterization”

A Thousand Words

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Allison Janney, Kerry Washington, Clark Duke, Cliff Curtis

Directed by: Brian Robbins

RT Freshness: 0%

Critic Consensus: “Dated jokes (A Thousand Words was shot in 2008) and removing Eddie Murphy’s voice — his greatest comedic asset — dooms this painful mess from the start”

Silent House

Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Julia Taylor Ross, Adam Barnett

Directed by: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau

Plot: While visiting her family’s lakehouse, Sarah becomes the victim of a possible home invasion and trapped with no way to contact the outside world.

RT Freshness: 49%

Critic Consensus: “Silent House is more technically proficient and ambitious than most fright-fests, but it also suffers from a disappointing payoff”

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