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Admit One 1/21/22

Here’s What’s New in Theaters and on Streaming, it’s Admit One

The King’s Daughter (Theaters)

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, Benjamin Walker, Rachel Griffiths, Julie Andrews, Fan Bingbing

Directed by: Sean McNamara

Plot: King Louis XIV’s quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal a mermaid’s life force, a move that is further complicated by his illegitimate daughter’s discovery of the creature.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 20%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Redeeming Love (Theaters)

Starring: Abigail Cowen, Tom Lewis, Nina Dobrev, Logan Marshall-Green, Eric Dane, Famke Janssen

Directed by: DJ Caruso

Plot: Sold into prostitution as a child, Angel knows nothing but betrayal. Can her heart ever be mended?

RT Freshness: 13%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Warhunt (Theaters and VOD)

Starring: Robert Knepper, Mickey Rourke, Jackson Rathbone, Josh Burdett, Fredrik Wagner, Alex Mills

Directed by: Mauro Borrelli

Plot: A US Army plane flies over Germany’s Black Forest in 1945. It’s suddenly enveloped by a swarm of crow feathers. As the aircraft plummets toward the ground, the airmen glimpse the feathers converging to form a mysterious woman in black.

RT Freshness: 38%

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Royal Treatment (Netflix)

Starring: Laura Marano, Mena Massoud, Chelsie Preston Crayford

Directed by: Rick Jacobson

Plot: Isabella runs her own salon and isn’t afraid to speak her mind, while Prince Thomas runs his own country and is about to marry for duty rather than love. When Izzy and her fellow stylists get the opportunity of a lifetime to do the hair for the royal wedding, she and Prince Thomas learn that taking control of their own destiny requires following their hearts.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Definition Please (Netflix)

Starring: Sujata Day, Ritesh Rajan, Anna Khaja, Jake Choi, Lalaine, Parvesh Cheena

Directed by: Sujata Day

Plot: A former Scribbs Spelling Bee champion must reconcile with her estranged brother when he returns home to help care for her sick mother.

RT Freshness: 100%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Munich: The Edge of War (Netflix)

Starring: Jessica Brown Findlay, George Mackay, Jeremy Irons, Liv Lisa Fries, Jannis Niewohner, Raphael Sowole

Directed by: Christian Schwochow

Plot: A British diplomat travels to Munich in the run-up to World War II, where a former classmate of his from Oxford is also en route, but is working for the German government.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: “Sharp direction and some outstanding performances make Munich: The Edge of War a gripping historical drama, even though the ending’s no secret”

A Hero (Prime Video)

Starring: Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Sarina Farhadi, Ehsan Goodarzi

Directed by: Asghar Farhadi

Plot: Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don’t go as planned…

RT Freshness: 95%

Critic Consensus: “A Hero finds writer-director Asghar Farhadi once again grappling with weighty themes — with the audience emerging as the winner”

The Tiger Rising (Theaters)

Starring: Queen Latifah, Dennis Quaid, Christian Convery, Madalen Mills, Sam Trammell, Katherine McPhee

Directed by: Ray Giarratana

Plot: A young boy discovers a caged tiger in the woods near his home.

RT Freshness: 17%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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