Edge of Tomorrow
Starring: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Jonas Armstrong, Tony Way, Kick Gurry
Directed by: Doug Liman
Plot: An inexperienced soldier is strapped into an exosuit and dropped into a seemingly unwinnable invasion against an alien force. He’s killed but wakes up again on the morning of the invasion and realizes he’s caught in a time loop.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 90%
Critic Consensus: “Gripping, well-acted, funny, and clever, Edge of Tomorrow offers entertaining proof that Tom Cruise is still more than capable of shouldering the weight of a blockbuster action thriller”
The Fault in our Stars
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Willem Dafoe, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Mike Birbiglia
Directed by: Josh Boone
Plot: A pair of teens meet and fall in love at a cancer support group.
RT Freshness: 80%
Critic Consensus: “Wise, funny, and heartbreaking without resorting to exploitation, The Fault In Our Stars does right by its bestselling source material”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.