Blade Runner 2049
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto, Ana De Armas, Dave Bautista, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Plot: A young Blade Runner officer seeks out the long missing Rick Deckard after uncovering a secret that could plunge society into chaos.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 88%
Critic Consensus: “Visually stunning and narratively satisfying, Blade Runner 2049 deepens and expands its predecessor’s story while standing as an impressive filmmaking achievement in its own right”
The Mountain Between Us
Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney
Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad
Plot: Two strangers are trapped in the wilderness together when their small plane crashes
RT Freshness: 49%
Critic Consensus: “The Mountain Between Us may be too far-fetched for some viewers to appreciate, but it’s elevated by reliably engaging performances from Idris Elba and Kate Winslet”
My Little Pony: The Movie
Starring: Emily Blunt, Tabitha St. Germain, Cathy Weseluck, Kristen Chenoweth, Lieve Schreiber, Michael Pena
Directed by: Jayson Thiessen
Plot: A dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home.
RT Freshness: 67%
Critic Consensus: N/A
Victoria & Abdul
Starring: Judy Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar, Tim Pigott-Smith, Olivia Williams
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Plot: Queen Victoria forms a deep bond with visiting young Indian clerk Abdul Karim in the later years of her life.
RT Freshness: 66%
Critic Consensus: “Victoria & Abdul reunites Dame Judi Dench with the role of Queen Victoria — which is all this period drama needs to overcome its imbalanced narrative”
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