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Admit One 9/10/21

By Zach

Malignant (Theaters and HBO Max)

Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Husson, George Young, Michole Briana White, Jean Louisa Kelly, Susanna Thompson

Directed by: James Wan

Plot: Paralyzed by fear from shocking visions, a woman’s torment worsens as she discovers her waking dreams are terrifying realities.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Card Counter (Theaters)

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan, Willem Dafoe, Alexander Barbara, Bobby C. King

Directed by: Paul Schrader

Plot: A revenge thriller that tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past.

RT Freshness: 89%

Critic Consensus: “Led by Oscar Isaac’s gripping performance, The Card Counter adds another weighty chapter to Paul Schrader’s long inquiry into man’s moral responsibility”

Queenpins (Theaters)

Starring: Kristen Bell, Kirby Howell-Baptist, Paul Walter Hauser, Bebe Rexha, Vince Vaughn, Marc Evan Jackson, Stephen Root

Directed by: Aron Gaudet, Gita Pullapilly

Plot: A pair of housewives create a $40 million coupon scam.

RT Freshness: 40%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Kate (Theaters and Netflix)

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Michiel Huisman, Woody Harrelson, Tadanobu Asano, Miyavi, Jun Kunimura

Directed by: Cedric Nicholas-Troyan

Plot: Meticulous and preternaturally skilled, Kate is the perfect specimen of a finely tuned assassin at the height of her game. But when she uncharacteristically blows an assignment targeting a member of the yakuza in Tokyo, she quickly discovers she’s been poisoned, a brutally slow execution that gives her less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her killers. As her body swiftly deteriorates, Kate forms an unlikely bond with the teenage daughter of one of her past victims.

RT Freshness: 38%

Critic Consensus: “Mary Elizabeth Winstead does reliably gripping work in the title role, but Kate is disappointingly derivative of numerous other female assassin films”

The Voyeurs (Prime Video)

Starring: Sydney Sweeney, Justice Jesse Smith, Ben Hardy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Katherine King, Cait Alexander

Directed by: Michael Mohan

Plot: Pippa and Thomas move into their dream apartment, they notice that their windows look directly into the apartment opposite, this will set in motion a chain of events that will lead to disaster.

RT Freshness: 31%

Critic Consensus: N/A

 

 

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