From maze runners to crime czar to a hostage, this weeks new releases have a little it of everything.
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials – PG-13
The sequel picks up immediately after the events in the first film, as Thomas and his fellow Gladers try to survive the Scorch, a desolate, dangerous landscape, while continuing to battle the W.C.K.D. Stars Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodelario and Patricia Clarkson.
Critics Consensus From Rotten Tomaotes: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials offers an action-packed improvement over its predecessor, although the franchise still stands in the shadow of more successful YA adaptations.
Black Mass -R
Stars Johnny Depp as legendary Boston crime czar Whitey Bulger. Also stars Joel Edgerton and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Critics Consensus From Rotten Tomatoes: Black Mass spins a gripping yarn out of its fact-based story — and leaves audiences with one of Johnny Depp’s most compelling performances in years.
Captive – PG-13
Based on the true story of Ashley Smith and Brian Nichols, who took Smith hostage in her own apartment. During the ordeal, Smith turned to Rick Warren’s inspirational book, “The Purpose Driven Life”, for guidance to startling results for both herself and Nichols.
No critic reviews are available for this film yet. However, the audience has scored it 78%