Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Liam Neeson
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Plot: Four women must join forces in order to pull off a heist large enough to get out from a debt to a crime boss left by their recently killed husbands
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 92%
Critic Consensus: Widows rounds up a stellar ensemble for a heist thriller that mixes popcorn entertainment with a message – and marks another artistic leap for director Steve McQueen.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Starring: Johnny Depp, Ezra Miller, Eddie Redmayne, Zoe Kravitz, Katherine Waterson, Jude Law
Directed by: David Yates
Plot: Evil wizard Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.
RT Freshness: 47%
Critic Consensus: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has glimmers of the magic familiar to Harry Potter fans, but the story’s spell isn’t as strong as earlier installments”
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro, Isabela Moner, Margo Martindale, Eve Harlow
Directed by: Sean Anders
Plot: When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.
RT Freshness: 68%
Critic Consensus: N/A