Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Carl Lumbly, Zahn McClarnon, Emily Alyn Lind
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Plot: Years following the events of “The Shining,” a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as he tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 73%
Critic Consensus: “Doctor Sleep forsakes the elemental terror of its predecessor for a more contemplative sequel that balances poignant themes against spine-tingling chills”
Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Woody Harrelson, Nick Jonas, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Plot: The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.
RT Freshness: 36%
Critic Consensus: “Midway revisits a well-known story with modern special effects and a more balanced point of view, but its screenplay isn’t quite ready for battle”
Playing with Fire
Starring: John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, Brianna Hildebrand, Dennis Haysbert, Judy Greer
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Plot: A crew of rugged firefighters meets their match when attempting to rescue three rambunctious kids.
RT Freshness: 21%
Critic Consensus: N/A
Starring; Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, Michelle Yeoh, Patti Lupone, Lydia Leonard
Directed by: Paul Feig
Plot: Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa’s elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.
RT Freshness: 46%
Critic Consensus: “Likable leads, terrific behind-the-scenes talent, and an intriguing musical hook aren’t enough to save Last Christmas from its poorly conceived story”
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.