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Posted on August 25, 2017 by

Birth of the Dragon

Starring: Phillip Ng, Xia Yu, Terry Chen, Billy Magnussen, Jingjing Qu, Xing Jing

Directed by: George Nolfi

Plot: In 1960’s San Fransisco, Bruce Lee fights kung fu master Wong Jack Man in a controversial battle that made Bruce Lee a legend.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 27%

Critic Consensus: N/A


Starring: Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff, Mel Brooks, Carley Rae Jepsen, Kate McKinnon, Maddie Ziegler

Directed by: Eric Summer and Eric Warin

Plot: 11-year-old orphan, Félicie has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor, an imaginative but exhausting boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own – to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions.

RT Freshness: 37%

Critic Consensus: “From its bland story to its unremarkable animation, Leap! does little to distinguish itself from a long list of like-minded — and superior — family-friendly alternatives”

Ingrid Goes West

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson, Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen, Pom Klementieff

Directed by: Matt Spicer

Plot: Social media obsessed Ingrid Thorburn moves to Los Angeles to stalk and attempt to befriend a popular Instagram influencer.

RT Freshness: 89%

Critic Consensus: “Led by strong performances from Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen, Ingrid Goes West delivers smart, topical humor underlined by timely social observations”

Good Time

Starring: Robert Pattinson, Ben Safdie, Barkhad Abdi, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Buddy Duress

Directed by: The Safdie Brothers

Plot: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Constantine Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City’s underworld in an increasingly desperate-and dangerous-attempt to get his brother out of jail.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: “A visual treat filled out by consistently stellar work from Robert Pattinson, Good Time is a singularly distinctive crime drama offering far more than the usual genre thrills”

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