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”