The Curse of La Llorona
Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez, Marisol Ramirez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen
Directed by: Michael Chaves
Plot: Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 32%
Critic Consensus: “Content to coast on jump scares rather than tap into its story’s creepy potential, The Curse of La Llorona arrives in theaters already broken”
Starring: Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, Topher Grace, Mike Colter, Marcel Ruiz, Dennis Haysbert
Directed by: Roxann Dawson
Plot: “When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed”
RT Freshness: 63%
Critic Consensus: “Like its lead character, Breakthrough is fiercely focused on faith — but its less subtle elements are balanced by strong performances and an uplifting story”
Starring: Ed Helms
Directed by: Alastair Fothergill, Jeff Wyatt Wilson
Plot: The story of Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. When Steve meets with Wuzzo the emperor penguin they become friends. But nothing comes easy in the icy Antarctic.
RT Freshness: 90%
Critic Consensus: “Disneynature: Penguins plays up its subjects’ adorable appeal with a beautifully filmed documentary that adds plenty of anthropomorphic entertainment value for young viewers”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.