Matt Damon’s “The Martian” is expected to be the big winner this weekend- not that there is much competition.
The Martian – PG-13
Matt Damon stars as an astronaut left for dead on Mars. Also stars Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean.
Critics Consensus from Rotten Tomatoes: Smart, thrilling, and surprisingly funny, The Martian offers a faithful adaptation of the bestselling book that brings out the best in leading man Matt Damon and director Ridley Scott.
Sicario – R
In the lawless border area stretching between the U.S. and Mexico, an idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elite government task force official to aid in the escalating war against drugs- stars Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Josh Brolin.
Critics Consensus From Rotten Tomatoes: Led by outstanding work from Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro, Sicario is a taut, tightly wound thriller with much more on its mind than attention-getting set pieces.