Star Trek Beyond
Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, John Cho
Directed by: Justin Lin
Plot: The Enterprise crew is shot down by an unknown malevolent force and marooned on a mysterious new planet.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 88%
Critic Consensus: “Star Trek Beyond continues the franchise’s post-reboot hot streak with an epic sci-fi adventure that honors the series’ sci-fi roots without skimping on the blockbuster action”
Ice Age: Collision Course
Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Lopez, Adam Devine
Directed by: Mike Thurmeier, Galen T. Chu
Plot: Scrat inadvertently unleashes an alien spaceship and sets off a chain of events that sends an asteroid hurtling toward Earth.
RT Freshness: 11%
Critic Consensus: “Unoriginal and unfunny, Ice Age: Collision Course offers further proof that not even the healthiest box office receipts can keep a franchise from slouching toward creative extinction”
Starring: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Alexander DiPersia, Billy Burke, Gabriel Bateman, Alicia Vela-Bailey
Directed by: David F. Sandberg
Plot: A family is haunted by a supernatural force that only appears in the darkness
RT Freshness: 81%
Critic Consensus: “Lights Out makes skillful use of sturdy genre tropes — and some terrific performances — for an unsettling, fright-filled experience that delivers superior chills without skimping on story”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.