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Admit One 6/21/24

Here’s what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray/4K this week, it’s Admit One.

The Bikeriders (Theaters)

Starring: Tom Hardy, Austin Butler, Jodie Comer, Mike Faist, Damon Herriman, Boyd Holbrook, Michael Shannon

Directed by: Jeff Nichols

Plot: After a chance encounter, headstrong Kathy is drawn to Benny, member of Midwestern motorcycle club the Vandals. As the club transforms into a dangerous underworld of violence, Benny must choose between Kathy and his loyalty to the club.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 83%

Critic Consensus: “Fueled by a charismatic cast and the gritty authenticity of writer-director Jeff Nichols’ approach, The Bikeriders offers a conventional yet impactful look at motorcycle culture”

The Exorcism (Theaters)

Starring: Russell Crowe, David Hyde Pierce, Adrian Pasdar, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Worthington, Chloe Bailey, Adam Goldberg, Samantha Mathis

Directed by: Joshua John Miller

Plot: A troubled actor begins to exhibit a disruptive behavior while shooting a horror film. His estranged daughter wonders if he’s slipping back into his past addictions or if there’s something more sinister at play.

RT Freshness: 30%

Critic Consensus: N/A

Kinds of Kindness (Theaters)

Starring: Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley, Hong Chau, Joe Alwyn, Mamoudou Athie, Hunter Schafer

Directed by: Yorgos Lathimos

Plot: A man seeks to break free from his predetermined path, a cop questions his wife’s demeanor after her return from a supposed drowning, and a woman searches for an extraordinary individual prophesied to become a renowned spiritual guide.

RT Freshness: 73%

Critic Consensus: “A cold-hearted triptych brimming with caustic wit, Kinds of Kindness is Yorgos Lanthimos at his most misanthropic — and bitingly funny”

Thelma (Theaters)

Starring: June Squibb, Fred Hechinger, Richard Roundtree, Clark Gregg, Parker Posey, Malcolm McDowell

Directed by: Josh Margolin

Plot: When 93-year-old Thelma Post gets duped by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson, she sets out on a treacherous quest across the city to reclaim what was taken from her.

RT Freshness: 99%

Critic Consensus: “A stellar showcase for the talented June Squibb, Thelma avoids cheap laughs as it finds the lighter side of some serious issues”

Blackwater Lane (Theaters and VOD/Digital)

Starring: Minka Kelly, Maggie Grace, Dermot Mulroney, Alan Calton, Natalie Simpson, Pandora Clifford

Directed by: Jeff Celentano

Plot: Late one night, a woman drives by a stranded motorist, who later ends up dead. After a series of strange events, the woman believes she is the killer’s next victim.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person (Theaters)

Starring: Sara Montpetit, Félix-Antoine Bénard, Steve LaPlante, Sophie Cadieux, Noémie O’Farrell

Directed by: Ariane Louis-Seize

Plot: Sasha is a young vampire with a serious problem: she’s too sensitive to kill! When her exasperated parents cut off her blood supply, Sasha’s life is in jeopardy. Luckily, she meets Paul, a lonely teenager with suicidal tendencies who is willing to give his life to save hers. But their friendly agreement soon becomes a nocturnal quest to fulfill Paul’s last wishes before day breaks.

RT Freshness: 87%

Critic Consensus: “While not as innovative as its title, Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person offers a dark-ish comedic take on a teen love story between misfits that renders a strangely sweet bite”

Trigger Warning (Netflix)

Starring: Jessica Alba, Mark Webber, Anthony Michael Hall, Alejandro De Hoyos, Tone Bell, Jake Weary, Gabriel Basso

Directed by: Mouly Surya

Plot: A skilled Special Forces commando takes ownership of her father’s bar after he suddenly dies, and soon finds herself at odds with a violent gang running rampant in her hometown.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Kleks Academy (Netflix)

Starring: Tomasz Kot, Piotr Fronczewski, Sebastian Stankiewicz, Agnieszka Grochowska, Danuta Stenka

Directed by: Maciej Kawulski

Plot: To find her missing father, a seemingly ordinary girl accepts an invitation to attend a magical academy run by an eccentric teacher named Mr. Kleks.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

Inheritance (Netflix)

Starring: Maciej Stuhr, Gabriela Muskala, Franek Slominski, Jozefina Karnkowska, Joanna Trzepiecińska, Piotr Pacek, Jan Peszek

Directed by: Sylwester Jakimow

Plot: When their rich uncle passes, his mansion of intricate puzzles becomes the backdrop for his estranged family’s quest to secure a portion of his wealth.

RT Freshness: N/A

Critic Consensus: N/A

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