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Admit One 6/16/23

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

The Flash (Theaters)

Starring: Ezra Miller, Sasha Calle, Michael Keaton, Michael Shannon, Ron Livingston, Maribel Verdu, Kiersey Clemons

Directed by: Andy Muschietti

Plot: Barry Allen uses his super speed to change the past, but his attempt to save his family creates a world without super heroes, forcing him to race for his life in order to save the future.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: “The Flash is funny, fittingly fast-paced, and overall ranks as one of the best DC movies in recent years”

Elemental (Theaters)

Starring: Leah Lewis, Mamoudou Athie, Mason Wertheimer, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Catherine O’Hara, Shila Omni

Directed by: Peter Sohn

Plot: Ember, is a tough, quick-witted, and fiery young woman, whose friendship with a fun, sappy, go-with-the-flow guy named Wade challenges her beliefs about the world they live in.

RT Freshness: 77%

Critic Consensus: “Elemental may not satisfy as fully as the greatest Pixar pictures, but it remains a solid story told with dazzling visual flair”

The Blackening (Theaters)

Starring: Antoinette Robertson, Dewayne Perkins, Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, X Mayo

Directed by: Tim Story

Plot: Seven Black friends go away for the weekend and end up trapped in a cabin with a killer who has a vendetta. Will their street smarts and knowledge of horror movies help them stay alive? Probably not.

RT Freshness: 83%

Critic Consensus: “While it could stand to be a little funnier and quite a bit scarier, The Blackening is a thoughtful satire that skewers horror tropes and racial stereotypes”

Maggie Moore(s) (Theaters and Digital)

Starring: Jon Hamm, Tina Fey, Micah Stock, Nick Mohammed, Happy Anderson, Mary Holland

Directed by: John Slattery

Plot: Police Chief Sanders unravels a web of small-town lies while investigating the bizarre murders of two women with the same name. He meets and quickly falls for Rita, a nosy neighbor who’s eager to help solve the mystery.

RT Freshness: 38%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Pretty Red Dress (Theaters)

Starring: Natey Jones, Alexandra Burke, Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Jo Wheatley, Michael Junior Onafowokan, Adé Dee Haastrup

Directed by: Dionne Edwards

Plot: Follows a South London family and how one red dress is the center of their lives.

RT Freshness: 90%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Jagged Mind (Hulu)

Starring: Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Shannon Woodward, Rosaline Elbay, Kate Szekely, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Brandi Huzzie

Directed by: Kelley Kali

Plot: When Billie starts dating a mysterious new girlfriend, she suffers blackouts and strange visions that feel like she’s living the same moments of her life over and over.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Stan Lee (Disney+)

Starring: Stan Lee

Directed by: David Gelb

Plot: The official documentary film about Stan “The Man” Lee and his rise to influence in the world of comic books and pop culture.

RT Freshness: 86%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Extraction 2 (Netflix)

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Golshifteh Farahani, Tornike Gogrichiani, Adam Bessa, Daniel Bernhardt, Tinatin Dalakishvili

Directed by: Sam Hargrave

Plot: After barely surviving his grievous wounds from his mission in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Tyler Rake is back, and his team is ready to take on their next mission.

RT Freshness: 81%

Critic Consensus: “Bigger, bolder, and in some respects even better than its predecessor, Extraction 2 is an over-the-top action thriller done right”

Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King (Netflix)

Starring: Gakuto Kajiwara, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Junichi Suwabe, Kana Yuki, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Toshihiko Seki

Directed by: Ayataka Tanemura

Plot: In a world where magic is everything, Asta, a boy who was born with no magic, aims to become the “Wizard King,” to overcome adversity, prove his power, and keep his oath with his friends.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

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