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Admit One 4/8/22

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

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Theaters)

Starring: Ben Schwartz, Jim Carrey, James Marsden, Idris Elba, Lee Majdoub, Tika Sumpter, Colleen O’Shaugnessy, Natasha Rothwell

Directed by: Jeff Fowler

Plot: After settling in Green Hills, Sonic is eager to prove he has what it takes to be a true hero. His test comes when Dr. Robotnik returns, this time with a new partner, Knuckles, in search of an emerald that has the power to destroy civilizations. Sonic teams up with his own sidekick, Tails, and together they embark on a globe-trotting journey to find the emerald before it falls into the wrong hands.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 66%

Critic Consensus: “It isn’t as much fun as the little blue guy’s greatest games, but if you enjoyed the first film, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 serves as a generally acceptable sequel”

Ambulance (Theaters)

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Eiza Gonzalez, Garret Dillahunt, Moses Ingram, Jackson White, Cedric Sanders

Directed by: Michael Bay

Plot: Two robbers steal an ambulance after their heist goes awry.

RT Freshness: 69%

Critic Consensus: “At top speed and with sirens wailing, Ambulance comes riding to the rescue for audiences facing an emergency shortage of Michael Bay action thrills”

Cow (Theaters)

Directed by: Andrea Arnold

Plot: An intimate portrait of one dairy cow’s life. The film highlights the beauty and challenges cows face and their great service to us all.

RT Freshness: 94%

Critic Consensus “A stark and emotionally resonant look at the life of a farm animal, Cow simply yet insistently asks the viewer to reconsider their relationship with their food”

Aline (Theaters)

Starring: Valérie Lemercier, Sylvain Marcel, Danielle Fichaud, Roc Lafortune, Antoine Vézina

Directed by: Valérie Lemercier

Plot: With the support of her family and the man she loves, the 14th child of a modest family will become the most famous singer in the world.

RT Freshness: 58%

Critic Consensus: “An unforgettable blend of the conventional and the singularly strange, Aline is definitely odd, but it’s also oddly entertaining”

All the Old Knives (Theaters and Prime Video)

Starring: Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Pryce, Corey Johnson, Colin Stinton

Directed by: Janus Metz

Plot: Two CIA operatives, and former lovers, reunite at idyllic Carmel-by-the-Sea to re-examine a mission six years ago in Vienna where a fellow agent might have been compromised.

RT Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Metal Lords (Netflix)

Starring: Jaeden Martell, Isis Hainsworth, Adrian Greensmith, Joe Manganiello, Brett Gelman, Sufe Bradshaw

Directed by: Peter Sollett

Plot: Two friends try to form a heavy metal band with a cellist for the Battle of the Bands.

RT Freshness: 58%

Critic Consensus: N/A

A-ha: The Movie (Theaters)

Starring: A-ha, Andy Whittle, Sebastian Pitzer, Heidi Rydjord, Jan Omdahl, Lauren Savoy

Directed by: Thomas Robsahm

Plot: Follows the band on tour, telling the full story of how three young men followed their impossible dream of becoming Norwegian pop stars. When Take On Me reached number 1 on Billboard in the US in 1985 the dream came true. Or did it?

RT Freshness: 91%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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