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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Starring: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree Henry, Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, John Mulaney

Directed by: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman

Plot: Spider-Men from across the multiverse, including Miles Morales and Peter Parker, must join forces to stop a threat that could destroy all their homes.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 98%

Critic Consensus: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse matches bold storytelling with striking animation for a purely enjoyable adventure with heart, humor, and plenty of superhero action”

Once Upon a Deadpool

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Fred Savage, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, Julian Dennison, Morena Baccarin

Directed by: David Leitch

Plot: Deadpool returns with a PG-13 version of Deadpool 2 and a kidnapped Fred Savage to help tell it.

RT Freshness: 48%

Critic Consensus: “Once Upon a Deadpool retains enough of the franchise’s anarchic spirit to entertain, but doesn’t add enough to Deadpool 2 to justify its own existence”

Mortal Engines

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Jihae, Ronan Raftery, Leila George

Directed by: Christian Rivers

Plot: In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy.

RT Freshness: 33%

Critic Consensus: “Mortal Engines has no shortage of eye-catching special effects, but lacks enough high-octane narrative fuel to give this futuristic fantasy sufficient cinematic combustion”

The Mule

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Michael Pena, Laurence Fishburne, Dianne Wiest, Alison Eastwood, Taissa Farmiga

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Plot: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel.

RT Freshness: 62%

Critic Consensus: N/A


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