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Admit One 2/9/24

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

Lisa Frankenstein (Theaters)

Starring: Kathryn Newton, Cole Sprouse, Carla Gugino, Liza Soberano, Joe Chrest, Henry Eikenberry

Directed by: Zelda Williams

Plot: A coming of RAGE love story about a teenager and her crush, who happens to be a corpse. After a set of horrific circumstances bring him back to life, the two embark on a journey to find love, happiness – and a few missing body parts.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 49%

Critic Consensus: “An affectionate callback to classic horror comedies of the ’80s, Lisa Frankenstein can be fun in its own right despite not quite measuring up to the movies it imitates

Out of Darkness (Theaters)

Starring: Safia Oakley-Green, Kit Young, Chuku Modu, Iola Evans, Arno Luening, Luna Mwezi

Directed by: Andrew Cumming

Plot: A small boat reaches the shores of a raw and desolate landscape. A group of six have struggled across the narrow sea to find a new home. They are starving, desperate, and living 45,000 years ago. First, they must find shelter, and they strike out across the tundra wastes towards the distant mountains that promise the abundant caves they need to survive. But when night falls, anticipation turns to fear and doubt as they realize they are not alone.

RT Freshness: 83%

Critic Consensus: “A survival thriller reduced to the bare essentials, Out of Darkness offers a chilling reminder that the horror of looming death might be humanity’s most universal experience

Air Force One Down (Theaters)

Starring: Katherine McNamara, Ian Bohen, Dascha Polanco, Rade Serbedzija, Paul S. Tracey, Anthony Michael Hall

Directed by: James Bamford

Plot: On her first assignment aboard Air Force One, a rookie Secret Service agent faces the ultimate test when terrorists hijack the plane, intent on derailing a pivotal energy deal. With the President’s life on the line and a global crisis at stake, her bravery and skills are pushed to the limit in a relentless battle that could change the course of history.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Here for Blood (Theaters)

Starring: Shawn Roberts, Joelle Farrow, Maya Misaljevic, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Michael Therriault, Kelly Penner

Directed by: Daniel Turres

Plot: When his girlfriend, Phoebe, is swamped with college exams; Tom O’Bannon, a rowdy pro-wrestler struggling to make ends meet, agrees to fill in as a last-minute replacement for her well paying babysitting job. Tom arrives at an isolated family home where he meets the precocious 10-year-old Grace. What starts off as a quiet night of pizza and video games quickly spirals into bloody, violent chaos as Tom and Grace find themselves fighting for their lives when an otherworldly cult of masked intruders descend on the home.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Marmalade (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Joe Keery, Camila Morrone, Aldis Hodge, Joshua Hanson, Wayne Duvall, Justen Jones

Directed by: Keir O’Donnell

Plot: A man in jail narrates the colorful tale of a romantic bank heist to his cunning cellmate to escape and reunite with the alluring love of his life.

RT Freshness: 89%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Cat Person (Hulu)

Starring: Emilia Jones, Nicholas Braun, Geraldine Viswanathan, Isabella Rossellini, Fred Melamed, Liza Koshy

Directed by: Susanna Fogel

Plot: When Margot, a college sophomore goes on a date with the older Robert, she finds that IRL Robert doesn’t live up to the Robert she has been flirting with over texts.

RT Freshness: 45%

Critic Consensus: “Feasting fancifully on its own coarse innovations, Cat Person is a drawn-out adaptation that doesn’t land on its feet

Lost in the Night (Netflix)

Starring: Juan Daniel Garcia Trevino, Ester Exposito, Barbara Mori, Fernando Bonilla, María Fernanda Osio, Jero Medina

Directed by: Amat Escalante

Plot: In a small mining town in Mexico, Emiliano searches for those responsible for the disappearance of his activist mother. Receiving no help from the police, he finds a clue that leads him to the wealthy Aldama family.

RT Freshness: 59%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Upgraded (Prime Video)

Starring: Camila Mendes, Archie Renaux, Marisa Tomei, Thomas Kretschmann, Grégory Montel, Andrew Schulz, Rachel Matthews

Directed by: Carlson Young

Plot: When Ana is upgraded to first class on a work trip, she meets handsome Will, who mistakes her for her boss. The white lie that sets off a glamorous chain of events, romance, and opportunity, until her fib threatens to surface.

RT Freshness: 83%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Suncoast (Hulu)

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Nico Parker, Laura Linney, Ella Anderson, Daniella Taylor, Amarr

Directed by: Laura Chinn

Plot: While caring for her brother along with her audacious mother, a teenager strikes up a friendship with an eccentric activist who is protesting one of the most landmark medical cases of all time.

RT Freshness: 69%

Critic Consensus: “A well-acted depiction of grief and self-discovery, Suncoast often overcomes its reliance on broad coming-of-age tropes with a light touch and a charming ensemble cast”

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