War for the Planet of the Apes
Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, Karen Konoval
Directed by: Matt Reeves
Plot: After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 94%
Critic Consensus: “War for the Planet of the Apes combines breathtaking special effects and a powerful, poignant narrative to conclude this rebooted trilogy on a powerful — and truly blockbuster — note”
The Big Sick
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Matty Cardarople
Directed by: Michael Showalter
Plot: A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.
RT Freshness: 97%
Critic Consensus: “Funny, heartfelt, and intelligent, The Big Sick uses its appealing leads and cross-cultural themes to prove the standard romcom formula still has some fresh angles left to explore”
Starring: Joey King, Shannon Purser, Ryan Phillippe, Ki Hong Lee, Sydney Park, Mitchell Slaggert
Directed by: John R. Leonetti
Plot: A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers and a deadly price for using them.
RT Freshness: 23%
Critics Consensus: “Wish Upon is neither scary nor original, but its fundamental flaws as a horror movie may make it destination viewing for after-midnight camp genre enthusiasts”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.