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Admit One 11/18/22

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

The Menu (Theaters)

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau, Janet McTeer, Judith Light

Directed by: Mark Mylod

Plot: A couple travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: “While its social commentary relies on basic ingredients, The Menu serves up black comedy with plenty of flavor”

Spirited (Theaters and Apple TV+)

Starring: Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, Octavia Spencer, Patrick Page, Sunita Mani, Loren G. Woods

Directed by: Sean Anders

Plot: A musical version of Charles Dickens’s story of a miserly misanthrope who is taken on a magical journey.

RT Freshness: 68%

Critic Consensus: “Although it adds little to the long tradition of Dickens adaptations, Spirited is so genially overstuffed that it’s easy to at least intermittently enjoy”

The Wonder (Netflix)

Starring: Florence Pugh, Tom Burke, Niamh Algar, Elaine Cassidy, Kila Lord Cassidy, Toby Jones

Directed by: Sebastian Lelio

Plot: A tale of two strangers who transform each other’s lives, a psychological thriller, and a story of love pitted against evil.

RT Freshness: 85%

Critic Consensus: “The atmosphere’s absorbing and the story is fascinating, but The Wonder of this period drama really lies in Florence Pugh’s remarkable performance”

A Christmas Story Christmas (HBO Max)

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Erinn Hayes, Julie Hagerty, Ian Petrella, Zack Ward, Scotty Schwartz, RD Robb

Directed by: Clay Kaytis

Plot: Follows the now-adult Ralphie as he returns to the house on Cleveland Street to give his kids a magical Christmas like the one he had as a child, reconnecting with childhood friends, and reconciling the passing of his Old Man.

RT Freshness: 65%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Christmas With You (Netflix)

Starring: Aimee Garcia, Freddie Prinze Jr, Gabriel Sloyer, Lawrence J. Hughes, Matthew Grimaldi, Zenzi Williams

Directed by: Gabriela Tagliavini

Plot: Feeling career burn out, pop star Angelina escapes to grant a young fan’s wish in small town New York, where she not only finds the inspiration to revitalize her career but also a shot at true love.

RT Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Blue’s Big City Adventure (Paramount+)

Starring: Steve Burns, Joshua Dela Cruz, Donovan Patton, Traci Paige Johnson, Brianna Bryan, BD Wong

Directed by: Matt Stawski

Plot: Josh and Blue head to New York City to audition for a big Broadway musical.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Disenchanted (Disney+)

Starring: Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Maya Rudolph, James Marsden, Idina Menzel, Yvette Nicole Brown, Jayma Mays

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Plot: Fifteen years after her happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Slumberland (Netflix)

Starring: Jason Momoa, Marlow Barkley, Chris O’Dowd, Kyle Chandler, Weruche Opia, India De Beaufort

Directed by: Francis Lawrence

Plot: A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw, she traverses dreams and flees nightmares, with the hope that she will be able to see her late father again.

RT Freshness: 43%

Critic Consensus: N/A

She Said (Theaters)

Starring: Carey Mulligan, Zoe Kazan, Patricia Clarkson, Andre Braugher, Jennifer Ehle, Samantha Morton

Directed by: Maria Schrader

Plot: New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor break one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped launch the #MeToo movement and shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood.

RT Freshness: 87%

Critic Consensus: “Although She Said struggles to add cinematic flair to its fact-based story, it remains a worthy, well-acted tribute to journalistic integrity”

The Last Manhunt (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Jason Momoa, Martin Sensmeier, Mainei Kinimaka, Morjean Aria, Charlie Brumbly, Christian Carmago

Directed by: Christian Carmago

Plot: In 1909 Willie Boy and his love, Carlota, go on the run after he accidentally shoots her father in a confrontation gone terribly wrong. With President Taft coming to the area, the local sheriff leads two Native American trackers to hunt them down.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Lamborghini: The Man Behind the Legend (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Frank Grillo, Mina Sorvino, Gabriel Byrne, Fortunato Cerlino, Romano Reggiani, Hannah van der Westhuysen

Directed by: Bobby Moresco

Plot: The life story of Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of Lamborghini.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

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