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American Sniper

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Kyle Gallner, Ben Reed

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Plot: Chris Kyle became the most lethal sniper in US history during his four tours in Iraq, delivering pinpoint strikes against enemy insurgents and saving countless lives.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 74%

Critic Consensus: “Powered by Clint Eastwood’s sure-handed direction and a gripping central performance from Bradley Cooper, American Sniper delivers a tense, vivid tribute to its real-life subject”

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Paddington

Starring: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent, Nicole Kidman

Directed by: Paul King

Plot: Paddington the bear arrives in London and is taken in by the kindly Brown family.

RT Freshness: 98%

Critic Consensus: “Paddington brings a beloved children’s character into the 21st century without sacrificing his essential charm, delivering a family-friendly adventure as irresistibly cuddly as its star”

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The Wedding Ringer

Starring: Kevin Hart, Josh Gad, Kaley Cuoco-Sweetin, Jorge Garcia, Affion Crockett, Dan Gill

Directed by: Jeremy Garelick

Plot: Shy groom to be Doug Harris hires Jimmy Callahan, who has pioneered a business of providing fake best mans for friendless guys, but needs an entire crew of groomsmen to be his fake friends at the wedding.

RT Freshness: 20%

Critic Consensus: “Kevin Hart and Josh Gad might be two great comedians that go great together, but there’s little evidence of it on display in The Wedding Ringer”

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Blackhat

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Manny Montana, William Mapother, Tracee Chimo

Directed by: Michael Mann

Plot: An infamous hacker is granted a temporary release by a US/Chinese task force who are on the trail of a deadly cyber-criminal launching attacks with seemingly little rhyme or reason.

RT Freshness: 32%

Critic Consensus: “Thematically timely but dramatically inert, Blackhat strands Chris Hemsworth in a muddled misfire from director Michael Mann”

 

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