Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Starring: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightly, Kenneth Branagh, Peter Anderson
Directed by: Kenneth Branagh
Plot: Rookie CIA agent Jack Ryan uncovers a plot to destabilize the US economy by a Russian CEO and must head to Moscow to gather the evidence in order to prevent the attack.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 61%
Critic Consensus: “It doesn’t reinvent the action-thriller wheel, but Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit offers a sleek, reasonably diverting reboot for a long-dormant franchise”
Starring: Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, John Leguizamo, Bruce McGill, Tika Sumpter, Bryan Callen
Directed by: Tim Story
Plot: In order to prove himself and marry his girlfriend, security guard Ben goes on a ride along with his tough, intense future brother in law James, who is an LAPD cop.
RT Freshness: 18%
Critic Consensus: “Kevin Hart’s livewire presence gives Ride Along a shot of necessary energy, but it isn’t enough to rescue this would-be comedy from the buddy-cop doldrums”
The Nut Job
Starring: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson, Stephen Lang, Maya Rudolph
Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis
Plot: A group of woodland creatures plan a heist to steal the inventory of a nut shop.
RT Freshness: 12%
Critic Consensus: “Hampered by an unlikable central character and source material stretched too thin to cover its brief running time, The Nut Job will provoke an allergic reaction in all but the least demanding moviegoers”
Starring: Allison Miller, Zach Gilford, Robert Belushi, Colin Walker, Odessa Sykes, Aimee Carrero
Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett
Plot: A young couple expecting their first child begin to see signs that their baby might be the Antichrist.
RT Freshness: 33%
Critic Consensus: N/A
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.