The International - (57% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes) Pick of the Week
Interpol Agent Louis Salinger (Clive Owen) and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman (Naomi Watts) are determined to bring to justice one of the world’s most powerful banks. Uncovering myriad and reprehensible illegal activities, Salinger and Whitman follow the money from Berlin to Milan to New York to Istanbul. Despite a funny looking trailer it appears as though critics have found some positive things to say about the Tom Twyker (Run Lola Run) film saying The International boasts some electric action sequences and picturesque locales, but is undone by its preposterous plot.
Confessions of a Shopaholic - (19% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes)
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fischer) is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping –- a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite... In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fischer) is a fun-loving girl who dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can’t quite get her foot in the door –- until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. The cast list seems like it might be good but critical consensus tells us this middling romantic comedy underutilizes a talented cast and delivers muddled messages on materialism and conspicuous consumption.
Friday the 13th - (24% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes)
Check out our review of it HERE.