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Admit One 7/21

By Zach

Dunkirk

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”

Girls Trip

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”

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