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The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Piece

Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Stephanie Beatriz, Nick Offerman, Tiffany Haddish

Directed by: Mike Mitchell

Plot: It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 85%

Critic Consensus: “While it isn’t quite as much fun as its predecessor, The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part fits neatly into an animated all-ages franchise with heart and humor to spare”

The Prodigy

Starring: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Peter Mooney, Colm Feore, Brittany Allen

Directed by: Nicholas McCarthy

Plot: A mother concerned about her young son’s disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

RT Freshness: 52%

Critic Consensus: N/A

What Men Wnat

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Tracy Morgan, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Josh Brener

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Plot: A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men’s thoughts.

RT Freshness: 46%

Critic Consensus: “Admittedly uneven but easy to like, What Men Want proves a gender-swapped remake can work — and the odds are substantially improved with Taraji P. Henson in the lead”

Cold Pursuit

Starring: Liam Neeson, Tom Bateman, Tom Jackson, Emmy Rossum, Laura Dern, John Doman, Julia Jones, Domenick Lombardozzi

Directed by: Hans Petter Moland

Plot: A snowplow driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son.

RT Freshness: 83%

Critic Consensus: “Cold Pursuit delivers the action audiences expect from a Liam Neeson thriller — along with humor and a sophisticated streak that make this an uncommonly effective remake”

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