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Admit One 6/14/24

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

Inside Out 2 (Theaters)

Starring: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Tony Hale, Liza Lapira, Maya Hawke, Ayo Edebiri, Kensington Tallman

Directed by: Kelsey Mann

Plot: Follows Riley, in her teenage years, encountering new emotions.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 92%

Critic Consensus: “Spicing things up with the wrinkle of teenage angst, Inside Out 2 clears the head and warms the heart by living up to its predecessor’s emotional intelligence”

Firebrand (Theaters)

Starring: Jude Law, Alicia Vikander, Sam Riley, Eddie Marsan, Erin Doherty, Ruby Bentall

Directed by: Karim Aïnouz

Plot: Katherine Parr, the sixth wife of King Henry VIII, is named regent while the tyrant battles abroad. When the king returns, increasingly ill and paranoid, Katherine finds herself fighting for her own survival.

RT Freshness: 52%

Critic Consensus: “Divorced from the historical record with little to show for it, Firebrand is a period piece whose revisionist aims are at odds with its stultifying approach”

Latency (Theaters)

Starring: Sasha Luss, Alexis Ren

Directed by: James Croke

Plot: When Hana, a professional gamer who suffers from acute agoraphobia, receives new equipment that enhances her game, she begins to wonder if it is reading her mind – or controlling it.

RT Freshness: 11%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Tuesday (Theaters)

Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lola Petticrew, Leah Harvey, Arinzé Kene, Ellie James

Directed by: Daina Oniunas-Pusic

Plot: A mother and her teenage daughter must confront Death when it arrives in the form of an astonishing talking bird.

RT Freshness: 84%

Critic Consensus: “A meditation on mortality full of risky stylistic gambits, Tuesday achieves real grace thanks to Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ committed performance and director Daina Oniunas-Pusic’s impressive ambition”

Treasure (Theaters)

Starring: Lean Dunham, Stephen Fry, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Iwona Bielska, Maria Mamona, Wenanty Nosul

Directed by: Julia Von Heinz

Plot: An American journalist Ruth who travels to Poland with her father Edek to visit his childhood places. But Edek, a Holocaust survivor, resists reliving his trauma and sabotages the trip creating unintentionally funny situations.

RT Freshness: 35%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Ride (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Annabeth Gish, Jake Allyn, Forrie J. Smith, Josh Plasse, Scott Reeves, Patrick Murney

Directed by: Jake Allyn

Plot: Desperate to raise money for his daughter’s cancer treatment, a retired bull rider teams up with his estranged son and resorts to robbery to secure payment before time runs out. But after the heist goes awry, keeping the money–and their freedom–requires the duo to outwit a dogged pair of local law enforcement officers, including a justice-minded sheriff who soon suspects that the key to her case may lie uncomfortably close to home.

RT Freshness: 78%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Fresh Kills (Theaters)

Starring: Emily Bader, Odessa A’zion, Jennifer Esposito, Domenick Lombardozzi, Annabella Sciorra, David Iacono

Directed by: Jennifer Esposito

Plot: Follows the story of the loyal women of an organized crime family that dominated some of the boroughs of New York City in the late 20th century.

RT Freshness: 87%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Wild Eyed and Wicked (VOD/Digital)

Starring: Molly Kunz, Stefanie Estes, Michael K. Sommers, Claire Saunders, Colleen Camp

Directed by: Gordon Shoemaker Foxwood

Plot: Lily Pierce is sick of being haunted. She decides to reconnect with her estranged father, a disgraced history professor, and learn how to draw upon a time of steel and blade when armor-clad knights rode out and dueled their monsters to the death.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Ultraman: Rising (Netflix and Theaters)

Starring: Christopher Sean, Gedde Watanabe, Tamlyn Tomita, Keone Young, Julia Harriman

Directed by: Shannon Tindle

Plot: With Tokyo under siege from rising monster attacks, baseball star Ken Sato reluctantly returns home to take on the mantle of Ultraman. But the titanic superhero meets his match when he is forced to adopt a 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju. Sato must rise above his ego to balance work and parenthood while protecting the baby from forces bent on exploiting her for their own dark plans.

RT Freshness: 79%

Critic Consensus: N/A

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