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Admit One 10/1/21

Here’s what’s new in theaters and on streaming this weekend:

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (Theaters)

Starring: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Naomie Harris, Michelle Williams, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham

Directed by: Andy Serkis

Plot: Venom springs into action when notorious serial killer Cletus Kasady transforms into the evil Carnage.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 61%

Critic Consensus: “A sequel aimed squarely at fans of the original’s odd couple chemistry, Venom: Let There Be Carnage eagerly embraces the franchise’s sillier side”

The Many Saints of Newark (Theaters and HBO Max)

Starring: Alessandro Nivola, Vera Farmiga, Ray Liotta, Leslie Odom Jr, Jon Bernthal, Corey Stoll, Michael Gandolfini, Billy Magnussen

Directed by: Alan Taylor

Plot: Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city. Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities–and whose influence over his impressionable nephew will help make the teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we’ll later come to know: Tony Soprano.

RT Freshness: 72%

Critic Consensus: “Even as its storytelling chafes at the edges of its cinematic constraints, The Many Saints of Newark proves The Sopranos‘ allure is still powerful”

The Addams Family 2 (Theaters and VOD)

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Kroll, Javon “Wanna” Walton, Wallace Shawn

Directed by: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

Plot: Morticia and Gomez are distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and totally consumed with “scream time.” To reclaim their bond they decide to cram Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, and the crew into their haunted camper and hit the road for one last miserable family vacation. Their adventure across America takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, IT, as well as many new kooky characters.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Titane (Theaters)

Starring: Vincent Lindon, Agathe Rousselle, Garance Marillier, Lais Salameh, Bertrand Bonello, Dominique Frot

Directed by: Julia Ducournau

Plot: Titane: A metal highly resistant to heat and corrosion, with high tensile strength alloys.

RT Freshness: 84%

Critic Consensus: “Thrillingly provocative and original, Titane reaffirms writer-director Julia Ducournau’s delightfully disturbing vision”

The Guilty (Netflix)

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, Paul Dano, Peter Sarsgaard, Bill Burr

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Plot: 911 call operator Joe Baylor tries to save a caller in grave danger-but he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.

RT Freshness: 71%

Critic Consensus: “The Guilty is another Americanized remake overshadowed by the original, but its premise is still sturdy enough to support a tense, well-acted thriller”

No One Gets Out Alive (Netflix)

Starring: Cristina Rodlo, Marc Menchaca, David Figioli

Directed by: Santiago Menghini

Plot: Ambar is an immigrant in search of the American dream, but when she’s forced to take a room in a boarding house, she finds herself in a nightmare she can’t escape.

RT Freshness: 69%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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