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Admit One 12/1/23

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

Godzilla Minus One (Theaters)

Starring: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Minami Hamabe, Yuki Yamada, Munetaka Aoki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Sakura Andô

Directed by: Takashi Yamazaki

Plot: Japan is already devastated by the war when a new crisis emerges in the form of a giant monster.

RT Freshness: 100%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Silent Night (Theaters)

Starring: Joel Kinnaman, Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Harold Torres

Directed by: John Woo

Plot: A gritty revenge tale of a tormented father who witnesses his young son die when caught in a gang’s crossfire on Christmas Eve. While recovering from a wound that costs him his voice, he makes vengeance his life’s mission and embarks on a punishing training regimen in order to avenge his son’s death.

RT Freshness: 72%

Critic Consensus: “Silent Night reaffirms that an action movie doesn’t need much dialogue if the set pieces are solid enough — and that even second-tier John Woo can be worth the price of admission”

Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé (Theaters)

Starring: Beyoncé

Directed by: Beyoncé

Plot: Beyoncé in performance at her record-breaking RENAISSANCE World Tour and the creative mastermind behind it.

RT Freshness: 100%

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Shift (Theaters)

Starring: Kristoffer Polaha, Neal McDonough, Elizabeth Tabish, Rose Reid, Sean Astin, Paras Patel

Directed by: Brock Heasley

Plot: After meeting a mysterious stranger, a man must escape a ” dystopian ” world to return to his wife.

RT Freshness: 56%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Eileen (Theaters)

Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anne Hathaway, Shea Whigham, Sam Nivola, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Tonye Patano, William Hill

Directed by: William Oldroyd

Plot: A woman’s friendship with a new co-worker at the prison facility where she works takes a sinister turn.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: “Anne Hathaway and Thomasin McKenzie prove a well-matched duo in Eileen, which honors its source material with a twisty tale of obsession”

Don’t Suck (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Jamie Kennedy, Matt Rife, Ellen Hollman, Russell Peters, Lauren Compton, Jimmie Walker

Directed by: RJ Collins

Plot: A veteran comedian’s last chance at stardom takes him on the road with a young comic whom reveals an unexpected past.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Family Switch (Netflix)

Starring: Jennifer Garner, Ed Helms, Emma Myers, Matthias Schweighöfer, Rita Moreno, Fortune Feimster, Brady Noon, Paul Scheer

Directed by: McG

Plot: Jess and Bill Walker are doing their best to keep their family connected as their children grow older, more independent, and more distant. When a chance encounter with an astrological reader causes the family to wake up to a full body switch, on the morning of the most important day of each of their lives, can the Walkers unite to land a promotion, college interview, record deal and soccer tryout?

RT Freshness: 0%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Candy Cane Lane (Prime Video)

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jillian Bell, Tracee Ellis Ross, Thaddeus J. Mixson, Ken Marino, David Alan Grier, Nick Offerman

Directed by: Reginald Hudlin

Plot: A man is determined to win the neighborhood’s annual Christmas decorating contest. He makes a pact with an elf to help him win–and the elf casts a spell that brings the 12 days of Christmas to life, which brings unexpected chaos to town.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

May December (Netflix)

Starring: Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Cory Michael Smith, Charles Melton, Piper Curda, Kelvin Han Lee

Directed by: Todd Haynes

Plot: Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film about their past.

RT Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: “Swaddling its difficult fact-based story in a blanket of campy humor, May December is a seductively discomfiting watch”

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