Admit One 8/7
Starring: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathey
Directed by: Josh Trank
Plot: Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 10%
Critic Consensus: “Dull and downbeat, this Fantastic Four proves a woefully misguided attempt to translate a classic comic series without the humor, joy, or colorful thrills that made it great”
Shaun the Sheep Movie
Starring: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili, Kate Harbour
Directed by: Mark Burton and Richard Starzak
Plot: When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for.
RT Freshness: 99%
Critic Consensus: “Warm, funny, and brilliantly animated, Shaun the Sheep is yet another stop-motion jewel in Aardman’s family-friendly crown”
Ricki and the Flash
Starring: Meryl Streep, Mamie Grummer, Kevin Kline, Rick Springfield, Audra McDonald, Sebastian Stan
Directed by: Jonathan Demme
Plot: Ricki, a guitar heroine who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom, is now returning home to make things right with her family.
RT Freshness: 56%
Critic Consensus: “Meryl Streep’s outstanding work helps Ricki and the Flash overcome its inconsistent tone and fairly predictable premise”
Starring: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton, Busy Phillips, David Denman
Directed by: Joel Edgerton
Plot: Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going just as planned until a chance encounter with an acquaintance from Simon’s high school sends their world into a harrowing tailspin.
RT Freshness: 93%
Critic Consensus: “The Gift is wickedly smart and playfully subversive, challenging the audience’s expectations while leaving them leaning on the edges of their seats”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.