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The Foreigner

Starring: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Ray Fearon, Rory Fleck-Byrne

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Plot: A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities.

RT Freshness: 58%

Critic Consensus: “The Foreigner adheres strictly to action thriller formula, but benefits from committed — and out of character — performances from its talented veteran stars”


Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, Sterling K. Brown, James Cromwell

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Plot: About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.

RT Freshness: 84%

Critic Consensus: “Marshall takes an illuminating, well-acted look at its real-life subject’s early career that also delivers as an entertainingly old-fashioned courtroom drama”

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Starring: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, JJ Feild

Directed by: Angela Robinson

Plot: The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated.

RT Freshness: 86%

Critic Consensus: “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women winds a lasso of cinematic truth around a fact-based tale that’s fascinating enough to overcome its occasionally uneven telling”

Happy Death Day

Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton

Directed by: Christopher Landon

Plot: A college student relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity.

RT Freshness: 58%

Critic Consensus: “Happy Death Day puts a darkly humorous sci-fi spin on slasher conventions, with added edge courtesy of a starmaking performance from Jessica Rothe”

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