Starring: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Ninja, Yolandi Visser, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver
Directed by: Neill Blomkamp
Plot: A scientist discovers that a rejected police robot has gained sentience and works to protect this new AI from forces that want to destroy it.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 41%
Critic Consensus: “Chappie boasts more of the big ideas and visual panache that director Neill Blomkamp has become known for — and, sadly, more of the narrative shortcomings”
Starring: Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco, Sienna Miller, Nick Frost
Directed by: Ken Scott
Plot: A trio of partners head to Europe to seal a deal that will save their small company but a larger rival and wacky detours threaten to sink them.
RT Freshness: 6%
Critic Consensus: N/A
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Starring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie
Directed by: John Madden
Plot: Two groups of tourists vie for the only room left at the Best Exotic Marigold while manager Sonny decides to pursue his dream of opening a second hotel.
RT Freshness: 68%
Critic Consensus: “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is about as original as its title — but with a cast this talented and effortlessly charming, that hardly matters”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.