Gods of Egypt
Starring: Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Geoffrey Rush, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Plot: Egyptian god Horus must team up with a mortal thief in order to recover his lost power and overthrow the ruthless Set, who has taken over the kingdom.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 10%
Critic Consensus: “Look on Gods of Egypt, ye filmgoers, and despair! Nothing beside remains. Round the decay of this colossal wreck, boundless and bare. The lone and level sands stretch far away. (Apologies to Shelley.)”
Starring: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, Aaron Paul, Norman Reedus, Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Plot: A crew of thieves and dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob into pulling off a dangerous heist.
RT Freshness: 55%
Critic Consensus: “Triple 9’s pulpy potboiler thrills don’t quite live up to the ferocious talents of its cast, but the film’s efficient, solidly crafted genre fun is often enough to balance its troublesome flaws”
Eddie the Eagle
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken, Jo Hartley, Daniel Ings
Directed by: Dexter Fletcher
Plot: English ski jumper Michael Edwards makes a run for Olympic glory at the 1988 Winter Games
RT Freshness: 71%
Critic Consensus: “Eddie the Eagle’s amiable sweetness can’t disguise its story’s many inspirational clichés — but for many viewers, it will be more than enough to make up for them”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.