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Admit One 10/19

Posted on October 19, 2018 by

Halloween

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Castle, Judy Greer, Will Patton, Toby Huss, Julie Gardner

Directed by: David Gordon Green

Plot: Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 81%

Critic Consensus: “Halloween largely wipes the slate clean after decades of disappointing sequels, ignoring increasingly elaborate mythology in favor of basic – yet still effective – ingredients”

The Old Man and The Gun

Starring: Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits

Directed by: David Lowery

Plot: Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

RT Freshness: 90%

Critic Consensus: “A well-told story brought to life by a beautifully matched cast, The Old Man & the Gun is pure, easygoing entertainment for film fans – and a fitting farewell to a legend”

The Hate U Give

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Lamar Johson, Issa Rae

Directed by: George Tillman Jr.

Plot: Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.

RT Freshness: 96%

Critic Consensus: “Led by a breakout turn from Amandla Stenberg, the hard-hitting The Hate U Give emphatically proves the YA genre has room for much more than magic and romance”

 

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