Ghost in the Shell
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Christopher Obi, Takeshi Kitano, Josep Naufahu
Directed by: Rupert Sanders
Plot: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 49%
Critic Consensus: “Ghost in the Shell boasts cool visuals and a compelling central performance from Scarlett Johansson, even if the end result lacks the magic of the movie’s classic source material”
The Boss Baby
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Miles Christopher Bakshi, James McGrath
Directed by: Tom McGrath
Plot: “A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co”
RT Freshness: 44%
Critic Consensus: “The Boss Baby‘s talented cast, glimmers of wit, and flashes of visual inventiveness can’t make up for a thin premise and a disappointing willingness to settle for doody jokes”
The Zookeeper’s Wife
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Bruhl, Johan Heldenbergh, Michael McElhatton, Iddo Goldberg
Directed by: Niki Caro
Plot: The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
RT Freshness: 57%
Critic Consensus: N/A
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.