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Admit One 1/14/22

By Zach

Here’s what’s new in Theaters and on Streaming this week, it’s Admit One

Scream (Theaters)

Starring: Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Melissa Barrera, Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Dylan Minnette, Mikey Madison, Marley Shelton

Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett

Plot: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, Calif., a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 75%

Critic Consensus: “The fifth Scream finds the franchise working harder than ever to maintain its meta edge — and succeeding surprisingly often”

The Tragedy of Macbeth (Apple TV+)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Bertie Carvel, Alex Hassell, Corey Hawkins, Harry Melling

Directed by: Joel Coen

Plot: Power-hungry Macbeth sets his sights on the Scottish throne after receiving a prophecy from three witches.

RT Freshness: 93%

Critic Consensus: “Led by a stellar Denzel Washington, The Tragedy of Macbeth strips the classic story down to its visual and narrative essentials”

Shattered (Theaters and VOD)

Starring: Cameron Monaghan, Frank Grillo, Lilly Krug, John Malkovich, Sasha Luss

Directed by: Luis Prieto

Plot: A rich divorcee Chris falls in love with a mysterious woman Sky where Chris, ex-wife and his child eventually gets trapped and a desperate fight for survival will most likely ensue.

RT Freshness: 15%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Belle (Theaters)

Starring: Chace Crawford, Paul Castro Jr, Manny Jacinto, Hunter Schafer, Brandon Engman

Directed by: Mamoru Hosoda

Plot: Suzu is a shy high school student living in a rural village. For years, she has only been a shadow of herself. But when she enters “U”, a massive virtual world, she escapes into her online persona as Belle, a globally-beloved singer.

RT Freshness: 95%

Critic Consensus: “A remarkable story brought to life with dazzling animation, Belle finds writer-director Mamoru Hosoda setting a brilliant new benchmark”

Hotel Transylvania 4: Transformania (Prime Video)

Starring: Brian Hull, Jim Gaffigan, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Keegan Michael-Key, Fran Drescher

Directed by: Derek Drymon and Jennifer Kluska

Plot: When Van Helsing’s mysterious invention, the “Monsterfication Ray”, goes haywire, Drac and his monster pals are all transformed into humans, and Johnny becomes a monster. In their new mismatched bodies, Drac, stripped of his powers, and an exuberant Johnny, loving life as a monster, must team up and race across the globe to find a cure before it’s too late, and before they drive each other crazy. With help from Mavis and the hilariously human Drac Pack, the heat is on to find a way to switch themselves back before their transformations become permanent.

RT Freshness: 55%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Sex Appeal (Hulu)

Starring: Mika Abdella, Jake Short, Mason Versaw, Paris Jackson, Margaret Cho, Fortune Feimster, Rebecca Henderson

Directed by: Talia Osteen

Plot: Avery, a teenager with a tendency towards perfectionism, enlists her friend Larson to help her prepare for her first time with her long-distance boyfriend.

RT Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Ray Donovan: The Movie (Showtime)

Starring: Liev Schreiber, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Pooch Hall, Kerris Dorsey, Katherine Moennig, Kerry Condon, Jon Voight

Directed by: David Hollander

Plot: A showdown decades in the making brings the Donovan family legacy full circle as they find themselves drawn back to Boston. Struggling to overcome their violent upbringing, their fierce love for each other keeps them in the fight.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

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