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Admit One 2/11/22

Here’s what’s new in theaters and on streaming this weekend, it’s Admit One

Death on the Nile (Theaters)

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Annette Benning, Armie Hammer, Letitia Wright, Tom Bateman, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Emma Mackey, Rose Leslie

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Plot: Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 62%

Critic Consensus: “Old-fashioned to a fault, the solidly entertaining Death on the Nile is enlivened by its all-star cast and director-star Kenneth Branagh’s obvious affection for the material”

Marry Me (Theaters and Peacock)

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Maluma, John Bradley, Chloe Coleman, Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Fallon

Directed by: Kat Coiro

Plot: Music superstars Kat Valdez and Bastian are getting married before a global audience of fans. But when Kat learns, seconds before her vows, that Bastian has been unfaithful, she decides to marry Charlie, a stranger in the crowd, instead.

RT Freshness: 57%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Blacklight (Theaters)

Starring: Liam Neeson, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Taylor John Smith, Aidan Quinn, Claire van der Boom, Tim Draxl

Directed by: Mark Williams

Plot: Travis Block is a government operative coming to terms with his shadowy past. When he discovers a plot targeting U.S. citizens, Block finds himself in the crosshairs of the FBI director he once helped protect.

RT Freshness: 6%

Critic Consensus: “Turn it Off”

Kimi (HBO Max)

Starring: Zoe Kravitz, Byron Bowers, Rita Wilson, Jaime Camil, Erika Christensen, Derek DelGaudio, Robin Givens, Charles Halford, Devin Ratray, Jacob Vargas

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Plot: An agoraphobic tech worker discovers recorded evidence of a violent crime but is met with resistance when she tries to report it. Seeking justice, she must now do the thing she fears the most: she must leave her apartment.

RT Freshness: 90%

Critic Consensus: “A housebound thriller with a 21st century spin, KIMI finds director Steven Soderbergh in crowd-pleasing form — thanks in no small part to an outstanding performance from Zoë Kravitz”

The In Between (Paramount+)

Starring: Joey King, Kyle Allen, Kim Dickens, John Ortiz, Celeste O’Connor, April Parker Jones

Directed by: Arie Posin

Plot: After surviving a car accident that took the life of her boyfriend, a teenage girl believes he’s attempting to reconnect with her from the after world.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Big Bug (Netflix)

Starring: Dominique Pinon, Elsa Zylberstein, Isabelle Nanty, André Dussollier, Alban Lenoir, Claude Perron

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Plot: A group of bickering suburbanites finds themselves stuck together when an android uprising causes their well-intentioned household robots to lock them in for their own safety.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

I Want You Back (Prime Video)

Starring: Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Scott Eastwood, Manny Jacinto, Clark Backo, Gina Rodriguez

Directed by: Jason Orley

Plot: Newly dumped thirty-somethings Peter and Emma team up to sabotage their exes’ new relationships and win them back for good.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: “With a stellar cast playing well-rounded characters, I Want You Back is the rare rom-com that delivers its romance as capably as its comedy”

The Sky is Everywhere (Apple TV+ and Theaters)

Starring: Grace Kaufman, Pico Alexander, Jason Segel, Cherry Jones, Jacques Colimon, Julia Schlaepfer

Directed by: Josephine Decker

Plot: Tucked among the magical redwood trees of Northern California and surrounded by her grandmother’s gargantuan roses, 17-year-old Lennie Walker, a radiant musical prodigy, struggles with overwhelming grief following the sudden loss of her older sister, Bailey. When Joe Fontaine, the charismatic new guy at school, enters Lennie’s life, she’s drawn to him. But Lennie’s complicated relationship with her sister’s devastated boyfriend, Toby, starts to affect Lennie and Joe’s budding love.

RT Freshness: 64%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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