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Admit One 4/19/24

Here’s what’s new in theaters and Blu-ray/4K this weekend, it’s Admit One

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare (Theaters)

Starring: Henry Cavill, Eiza Gonzales, Cary Elwes, Alan Ritchson, Henry Golding, Alex Pettyfer, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Babs Olusanmokun

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Plot: The British military recruits a small group of highly skilled soldiers to strike against German forces behind enemy lines during World War II.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 71%

Critic Consensus: “Cranking up a true story of derring-do into a high-octane action flick that’s heavy on spectacle if not suspense, The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare is another solid entry into Guy Ritchie’s pantheon”

Abigail (Theaters)

Starring: Melissa Barrera, Dan Stevens, Kathryn Newton, William Catlett, Kevin Durand, Angus Cloud, Alisha Weir, Giancarlo Esposito

Directed by: Matt Bettinelli-Opin and Tyler Gillett

Plot: After a group of would-be criminals kidnap the 12-year-old ballerina daughter of a powerful underworld figure, all they have to do to collect a $50 million ransom is watch the girl overnight. In an isolated mansion, the captors start to dwindle, one by one, and they discover, to their mounting horror, that they’re locked inside with no normal little girl.

RT Freshness: 82%

Critic Consensus: “Carrying off well-worn vampire tropes with a balletic flourish, Abigail dances around the familiarity of its premise with a game cast and slick style”

Spy x Family Code: White (Theaters)

Starring: Takuya Eguchi, Atsumi Tanezaki, Saori Hayami, Kenichirou Matsuda, Tomoya Nakamura, Kento Kaku

Directed by: Takashi Katagiri

Plot: After receiving an order to be replaced in Operation Strix, Loid decides to help Anya win a cooking competition at Eden Academy, by making the director’s favorite meal in order to prevent his replacement.

RT Freshness: 96%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Rebel Moon: Part Two – The Scargiver (Netflix)

Starring: Sophia Boutella, Charlie Hunnam, Cleopatra Coleman, Cary Elwes, Anthony Hopkins, Ed Skrein, Michiel Huisman, Djimon Hounsou

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Plot: The rebel warriors gear up for battle against the ruthless forces of the Motherworld as unbreakable bonds are forged, heroes emerge — and legends are made.

RT Freshness: 14%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Blood for Dust (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Kit Harrington, Josh Lucas, Scoot McNairy, Stephen Dorff, Ethan Suplee, Nora Zehetner

Directed by: Rod Blackhurst

Plot: Cliff, a traveling salesman drowning under the weight of providing for his family and the myth of the American dream, finds himself on a dangerous path after a chance encounter with Ricky, a colleague from a dark past.

RT Freshness: 78%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Late Night with the Devil (Shudder)

Starring: David Dastmalchian, Laura Gordon, Ian Bliss, Fayssal Bazzi, Ingrid Torelli, Rhys Auteri, Georgina Haig, Josh Quong Tart

Directed by: Colin and Cameron Cairnes

Plot: Johnny Carson rival Jack Delroy hosts a syndicated talk show ‘Night Owls’ that has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country. However, ratings for the show have plummeted since the tragic death of Jack’s beloved wife. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, on October 31st, 1977, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other–unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America.

RT Freshness: 97%

Critic Consensus: “Delightfully dark, Late Night with the Devil proves possession horror isn’t played out — and serves as an outstanding showcase for David Dastmalchian”

Villains Incorporated (Theaters)

Starring: Mallory Everton, Colin Mochrie, Jason Gray, Billy Mann, Jeff Bryan Davis, Tori Pence

Directed by: Jeremy Warner

Plot: After the death of their super powered villainous boss, low-level henchpeople Beatrix, Cain and Harold are left destitute. Beatrix is determined for them to strike out on their own and take over the world by any means necessary.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Hard Miles (Theaters)

Starring: Matthew Modine, Sean Astin, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, Leslie David Baker, Jahking Guillory

Directed by: R.J. Daniel Hanna

Plot: A prison social worker assembles a cycling team of teenage convicts and takes them on a transformative 1,000-mile ride. Inspired by the life of Greg Townsend and the Ridgeview Academy cycling team.

RT Freshness: 90%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Dusk for a Hitman (Digital/VOD)

Starring: Eric Bruneau, Benoit Gouin, Rose-Marie Perreault, Sylvain Marcel, Simon Landry-Desy, Alexandra Petrachuk

Directed by: Raymond St-Jean

Plot: Hitman Donald Lavoie faces an impossible order: eliminate his own family for mob boss Claude Dubois. Detectives offer him a way out by making him their informant, putting Donald in a perilous balancing act between loyalty and survival.

RT Freshness: 88%

Critic Consensus: N/A

The Three Musketeers Part II – Milady (Digital/VOD)

Starring: Eva Green, Francois Civil, Vincent Cassel, Romain Duris, Pio Marmai, Louis Garrel, Vicky Krieps, Lyna Khoudri

Directed b: Martin Bourboulon

Plot: D’Artagnan is forced to join forces with Milady to save Constance, who was kidnapped before his eyes. But as war is declared and Athos, Porthos, and Aramis have already joined the front, a secret from the past shatters old alliances.

RT Freshness: 87%

Critic Consensus: N/A

 

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