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By NICOLE PEREZ
If you’re looking for something to fill your Saturday night with, catching a movie at your local movie theater could be a good idea. This last year has brought us some exciting, new movies to watch. Some of the recent releases are movies we have been waiting a long time to see. Whether you are into action, comedies, or thrillers there is definitely something for you to watch at the movie theaters.
Logan is among one of those movies, being one of the most recent releases on March 3, 2017. The action movie is about a man named Logan, also known as the Wolverine, who is hiding away from the world near the Mexican border. He works as a driver while he aiding Professor X whose mind keeps worsening with seizures. However, Logan’s plans to hide away from the world are quickly interrupted when a mysterious woman appears looking for him. She asks him to take a magnificent little girl to safety. It isn’t long after that when Logan has to face enemies and dark forces from his past.
Logan stars Hugh Jackman as the Wolverine and Patrick Stewart as Professor X. It has 7.8 out of 10 in ratings on rottentomatoes.com. According to top critic Katie Walsh from the Tribune News Service, the movie “Strips away the spandex, the posse and the chaos, distilling the story down to the essence of the man, Logan. What’s left is the agony and the ecstasy of mutanthood.”
Although the movie has received various positive reviews, top critic Rex Reed from the New York Observer says “ Another expensive throwaway aimed at milking money out of people who still read comic books. Color it stupid.”
Regardless of what you may hear, it might be worthy of catching this flick during your next trip to the movie theater. If action is not your cup of tea, there are always other options for you to chose from.
Another great option could be watching a horror movie like Get Out released on February 24th, 2017. The movie is about a guy named Chris who is dating a girl named Rose.
The couple has been dating for a decent amount of time and decided that it was time for Chris to meet Rose’s parents. When Chris arrives to their house for a weekend, he begins to notice weird behavior from her parents, Dean and Missy. At first he reads it as the parents getting used to the idea of their daughter being in an interracial relationship for the first time.
However, as the movie progresses Chris soon realizes that is not the case with Rose’s family at all. Starring Daniel Kaluuya as Chris Washington and Allison Williams as Rose Armitage, Get Out is surely full of surprises. With a rating of 8.2 out of 10 on rottentomatoes.com, Get Out might definitely be the next movie to watch on your list.
On the other hand, if horror and action does not interest you then you can always catch an interesting comedy. Fist Fight is about a high school teacher named Andy Campbell who is accused of getting another teacher fired. Campbell is then challenged to a fight after the school day ends. He then has to find a way to get out of the fight to avoid a serious beating.
Although it only has a rating of 3.9 out of 10 on rottentomatoes.com, it still has decent reviews from top critics. One of them being Glenn Kenny from RogerEbert.com says “A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the early 21st century.” Charlie Day playing as Andy Campbell and Ice Cube as Ron Strickland, Fist Fight will be sure to make you laugh.