Admit One 6/3/22
Here’s what’s new in theaters and on streaming this weekend, it’s Admit One
Crimes of the Future (Theaters)
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Lea Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Scott Speedman, Welket Bungue, Don McKellar
Directed by: David Cronenberg
Plot: Humans adapt to a synthetic environment, with new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice, Saul Tenser, celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 82%
Critic Consensus: “Quintessential if not classic Cronenberg, Crimes of the Future finds the director revisiting familiar themes with typically unsettling flair”
Starring: Maika Monroe, Karl Glusman, Burn Gorman, Tudor Petrut, Gabriela Butuc, Madalina Anea
Directed by: Chloe Okuno
Plot: As a serial killer stalks the city, a young actress who just moved to town with her boyfriend notices a mysterious stranger watching her from across the street.
RT Freshness: 83%
Critic Consensus: “Although its story may lack surprises, Watcher benefits from director Chloe Okuno’s chilling grip on the material — and Maika Monroe’s terrific work in the leading role”
Fire Island (Hulu)
Starring: Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang, Conrad Ricamora, Margaret Cho, James Scully, Tomas Matos
Directed by: Andrew Ahn
Plot: A pair of best friends set out to have a legendary week-long summer vacation with the help of cheap rosé and a group of eclectic friends.
RT Freshness: 95%
Critic Consensus: “Brought to life by a tremendously talented cast, the breezily entertaining Fire Island proves there are still fresh ways to update Austen”
Dashcam (Theaters and VOD)
Starring: Annie Hardy, Faith Kiggundu, Seylan Baxter, Amar Chadha-Patel, Angela Enahoro, James Swanton
Directed by: Rob Savage
Plot: At the start of the pandemic, an indulgent and self-deluded livestreaming improv musician abandons L.A. for London, steals her ex-band mate’s car, and makes the wrong decision to give a ride to an elderly woman who is not what she seems.
RT Freshness: 49%
Critic Consensus: “DASHCAM is visually and thematically provocative, although the film’s grating protagonist undercuts its effectiveness”
Hollywood Stargirl (Disney+)
Starring: Grace VanderWaal, Judy Greer, Elijah Richardson, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Judd Hirsch, Uma Thurman
Directed by: Julia Hart
Plot: Stargirl Caraway journeys out of Mica into a bigger world of music, dreams, and possibility.
RT Freshness: 100%
Critic Consensus: N/A
Starring: Elsa Pataky, Luke Bracey, Aaron Glenane, Mayen Mehta, Paul Caesar, Belinda Jombwe
Directed by: Matt Reilly
Plot: One Army captain must use her years of tactical training and military expertise when a simultaneous coordinated attack threatens the remote missile interceptor station she is in command of.
RT Freshness: 80%
Critic Consensus: N/A
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.