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Admit One 6/7/24

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

Bad Boys: Ride or Die (Theaters)

Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Paola Nunez, Eric Dane, Rhea Seehorn, Ioan Gruffudd

Directed by: Adil & Bilall

Plot: When their former captain is implicated in corruption, two Miami police officers have to work to clear his name.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 68%

Critic Consensus: “Will Smith and Martin Lawrence remain good company even when Bad Boys strains to up the ante, proving there’s still life left in this high-octane franchise”

The Watchers (Theaters)

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Georgina Campbell, Olwen Fouéré, Oliver Finnegan

Directed by: Ishana Shyamalan

Plot: A young artist gets stranded in an extensive, immaculate forest in western Ireland, where, after finding shelter, she becomes trapped alongside three strangers, stalked by mysterious creatures each night.

RT Freshness: 31%

Critic Consensus: “Heavy on eerie mood but undone by an obtuse script, The Watchers can only hold the gaze for so long before tedium sets in”

Under Paris (Netflix)

Starring: Bérénice Bejo, Anais Parello, Inaki Lartigue, Julien Jakout, Nassim Lyés

Directed by: Xavier Gens

Plot: To save Paris from a bloodbath, a grieving scientist is forced to face her tragic past when a giant shark appears in the Seine.

RT Freshness: 67%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Kill Your Lover (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Paige Gilmour, Shane Quigley Murphy, May Kelly, Chloe Wigmore, Joshua Whincup

Directed by: Alix Austin and Keir Siewert

Plot: When Dakota tries to break off her toxic relationship with Axel, it starts transforming him into a monstrous creature with increased aggression, a touch that melts skin and worst of all, he’s contagious. As the toxicity fully takes hold, Dakota becomes equally infected, as the pair grapple with the remains of their relationship, which threatens to come to a bloody end…

RT Freshness: 86%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Life After Fighting (Theaters and VOD)

Starring: Bren Foster, Cassie Howarth, Luke Ford, Annabelle Stephenson

Directed by: Bren Foster

Plot: A martial arts instructor is confronted with the disappearance of two of his students, leading him into a direct confrontation with a group of international child traffickers.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Am I Ok? (Max)

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Sonoya Mizuno, Jermaine Fowler, Kiersey Clemons, Molly Gordon, Whitmer Thomas

Directed by: Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne

Plot: Lucy and Jane have been best friends for most of their lives and think they know everything there is to know about each other. But when Jane announces that she’s moving from LA to London for a job, Lucy reveals a deeply buried, long-held secret. As Jane tries to help Lucy sort through old patterns and new feelings, their lifelong friendship is thrown into chaos.

RT Freshness: 82%

Critic Consensus: “Anchored in an authentically relatable approach to its story of self-discovery, Am I OK? is further elevated by strong work from Dakota Johnson and Sonoya Mizuno”

Hit Man (Netflix)

Starring: Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio, Retta, Sanjay Rao, Molly Bernard

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Plot: A professor moonlighting as a hit man of sorts for his city police department, descends into dangerous, dubious territory when he finds himself attracted to a woman who enlists his services.

RT Freshness: 97%

Critic Consensus: “A deceptively dark thriller that’s also loaded with laughs, Hit Man is an outstanding showcase for leading man Glen Powell — and one of the most purely entertaining films of Richard Linklater’s career”

Trim Season (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Alex Essoe, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Ally Ioannides, Jane Badler, Cory Hart, Ryan Donowho, Marc Senter

Directed by: Ariel Vida

Plot: Jobless and searching for purpose, Emma and a group of young people from Los Angeles drive up the coast to make quick cash trimming marijuana on a secluded farm in Northern California. Cut off from the rest of the world, they soon realize that Mona — the seemingly amiable owner of the estate — is harboring secrets darker than any of them could imagine. It becomes a race against time for Emma and her friends to escape the dense woods with their lives.

RT Freshness: 86%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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