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A Monster Calls

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Liam Neeson, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall

Directed by: JA Bayona

Plot: A boy conjures up a monster as he tries to deal with his mother’s illness.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: “A Monster Calls deftly balances dark themes and fantastical elements to deliver an engrossing and uncommonly moving entry in the crowded coming-of-age genre”

Hidden Figures

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Kevin Costner

Directed by: Ted Melfi

Plot: Three brilliant black women are crucial to NASA’s efforts to get John Glenn into space in the 60’s.

RT Freshness: 94%

Critic Consensus: “In heartwarming, crowd-pleasing fashion, Hidden Figures celebrates overlooked — and crucial — contributions from a pivotal moment in American history”

Underworld: Blood Wars

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Charles Dance, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, James Faulkner

Directed by: Anna Foerster

Plot: Selene returns with her allies, hunted by both her former coven and a new powerful Lycan clan led by the ruthless Marius, and she may need to make the ultimate sacrifice to end the war for good.

RT Freshness: 10%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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