Here’s what’s new in theaters and streaming for this weekend:
Dune (Theaters and HBO Max)
Starring: Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgard, Jason Momoa, Dave Bautista, Zendaya
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Plot: Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence, only those who can conquer their own fear will survive.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 83%
Critic Consensus: “Dune occasionally struggles with its unwieldy source material, but those issues are largely overshadowed by the scope and ambition of this visually thrilling adaptation”
Ron’s Gone Wrong (Theaters)
Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Jack Dylan Grazer, Olivia Colman, Ed Helms, Justice Jesse Smith, Rob Delaney
Directed by: Sarah Smith, Jean-Philippe Vine
Plot: Barney, an awkward middle-schooler gets Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally connected device. Ron’s malfunctions set against the backdrop of the social media age launch them on a journey to learn about true friendship.
RT Freshness: 80%
Critic Consensus: “It isn’t the first animated film to confront technology creep, but in terms of striking an entertaining balance between humor and heart, Ron’s Gone Wrong gets it right”
Night Teeth (Netflix)
Starring: Jorge Lendeborg Jr, Debby Ryan, Lucy Fry, Raul Castillo, Alfi Allen, Megan Fox, Sydney Sweeney, Alexander Ludwig
Directed by: Adam Randall
Plot: A college student moonlighting as a chauffeur picks up two mysterious women for a night of party-hopping across LA. But when he uncovers their bloodthirsty intentions – and their dangerous, shadowy underworld – he must fight to stay alive.
RT Freshness: 36%
Critic Consensus: “Night Teeth has a solid cast and some interesting ideas, but they’re all lost in a listlessly told, generally predictable vampire story”
Warning (Theaters and On Demand)
Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Thomas Jane, Alice Eve, Annabelle Wallis, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Rupert Everett, Kylie Bunbury
Directed by: Agata Alexander
Plot: Set in the not-too-distant future, this intense sci-fi thriller explores the repercussions that humanity faces when omniscient technology becomes a substitute for human contact. But life begins to unravel when a global storm causes electronics to go haywire, leading to terrifying, deadly consequences.
RT Freshness: 60%
Critic Consensus: N/A
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.