The Great Wall
Starring: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Andy Lau, Eddie Peng
Directed by: Yimou Zhang
Plot: A pair of western mercenaries arrive at the Great Wall on a quest for gunpowder and get drawn into a massive battle against monsters for whom the wall was built to protect against.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 35%
Critic Consensus: “For a Yimou Zhang film featuring Matt Damon and Willem Dafoe battling ancient monsters, The Great Wall is neither as exciting nor as entertainingly bonkers as one might hope”
Starring: Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Jillian Bell, Tracy Jordan, Christina Hendricks, Kumail Nanjiani, Dean Norris
Directed by: Richie Keen
Plot: When he causes a rival teacher to be fired, Andy Campbell finds himself challenged to a fight after school that quickly grows out of control.
RT Freshness: 28%
Critic Consensus: N/A
A Cure for Wellness
Starring: Dane Dehaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Lisa Banes, Celia Imrie, Ivo Nandi
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Plot: Trying to track down the missing CEO of his company, a young executive finds himself trapped at a mysterious “wellness center” in the Swiss Alps.
RT Freshness: 43%
Critic Consensus: “A Cure for Wellness boasts a surfeit of visual style, but it’s wasted on a derivative and predictable story whose twists, turns, and frights have all been more effectively dealt before”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.