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Admit One 10/18

By Zach


Escape Plan

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarenegger,  Amy Ryan, Jim Caviziel, 50 Cent, Vinnie Jones, Vincent D’Onofrio

Directed by: Mikael Hafstrom

Plot: Ray Breslin, the world’s greatest prison security expert, is setup and locked away in a high tech prison and must team up with a fellow inmate to try and escape.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 47%

Critic Consensus: “As much fun as it is to see Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger team up onscreen, Escape Plan fails to offer much more than a pale imitation of 1980s popcorn thrills”



Starring: Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday, Alex Russell

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Plot: Shy teen Carrie White is abused by her mother and teased by her fellow students but she discovers telekinetic powers that she unleashes on the town.

RT Freshness: 45%

Critic Consensus: “It boasts a talented cast, but Kimberly Peirce’s “reimagining” of Brian De Palma’s horror classic finds little new in the Stephen King novel — and feels woefully unnecessary”


The Fifth Estate

Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander, Laura Linney, David Thewlis, Anthony Mackie

Directed by: Bill Condon, RJ Cutler

Plot: A dramatic retelling of how Julian Assange uncovered sensitive government secrets and posted them on the internet on WikiLeaks.

RT Freshness: 36%

Critic Consensus: “Heavy on detail and melodrama but missing the spark from its remarkable real-life inspiration, The Fifth Estate mostly serves as a middling showcase for Benedict Cumberbatch’s remarkable talent”

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