Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Corey Stoll, Ciaran Hinds
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Plot: Neil Armstrong and NASA prepare for the first mission to land a man on the moon between 1961 and 1969
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 90%
Critic Consensus: “First Man uses a personal focus to fuel a look back at a pivotal moment in human history – and takes audiences on a soaring dramatic journey along the way”
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Starring: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Caleel Harris, Chris Parnell, Ken Jeong
Directed by: Ari Sandel
Plot: Slappy the Dummy returns and unleashes a new swarm of monsters on Halloween and a new group of teens is forced to try and stop him.
RT Freshness: 33%
Critic Consensus: “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween offers a handful of treats for very young viewers, but compared to the entertaining original, this sequel is a ding dong to ditch”
Bad Times at the El Royale
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Dakota Johnson, Cynthia Erivo, Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Plot: Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption… before everything goes to hell.
RT Freshness: 75%
Critic Consensus: “Smart, stylish, and packed with solid performances, Bad Times at the El Royale delivers pure popcorn fun with the salty tang of social subtext”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.