Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Harry Styles, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, James D’Arcy
Directed by: Christopher Nolan
Plot: Three different stories are told during the evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk after Axis forces take over France.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 91%
Critic Consensus: “Dunkirk serves up emotionally satisfying spectacle, delivered by a writer-director in full command of his craft and brought to life by a gifted ensemble cast that honors the fact-based story”
Starring: Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, Mike Colter, Larenz Tate, Kate Walsh
Directed by: Malcolm D. Lee
Plot: Four friends travel to New Orleans together for a crazy weekend at the annual Essence Festival.
RT Freshness: 87%
Critic Consensus: “Girls Trip is the rare R-rated comedy that pushes boundaries to truly comedic effect — and anchors its laughs in compelling characters brought to life by a brilliantly assembled cast”
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Starring: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevigne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke, Herbie Hancock, Kris Wu
Directed by: Luc Besson
Plot: Agents Valerian and Laureline are tasked with investigating a threat to the city of Alpha, a massive space station home to millions of creatures from thousands of different species.
RT Freshness: 58%
Critic Consensus: “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets uses sheer kinetic energy and visual thrills to overcome narrative obstacles and offer a viewing experience whose surreal pleasures often outweigh its flaws”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.