Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Phyllis Smith
Directed by: Peter Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen
Plot: After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 99%
Critic Consensus: “Inventive, gorgeously animated, and powerfully moving, Inside Out is another outstanding addition to the Pixar library of modern animated classic”
Starring: Shameik Moore, Blake Anderson, ASAP Rocky, Tony Revolori, Zoe Kravitz, Keith Stanfield
Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa
Plot: A chance invitation to an underground party leads Malcolm into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.
RT Freshness: 88%
Critic Consensus: “Featuring a starmaking performance from Shameik Moore and a refreshingly original point of view from writer-director Rick Famuyiwa, Dope is smart, insightful entertainment”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.