In the age of streaming entertainment, it can be hard to leave the couch. But movie theaters still offer a special experience for those willing to get out of the house. Want to see what’s out there? Don’t miss this week’s lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Miami.
Read on for the highest rated films to catch, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes‘ Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of hundreds of film and television critics.
Two academic teenage superstars realize, on the eve of their high school graduation, that they should have worked less and played more. Determined to never fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.
Set to be released on Friday, May 24, “‘Booksmart’ already has a Tomatometer Score of 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. USA Today’s Brian Truitt said, “The worst thing you can say about the brilliantly zany teen comedy ‘Booksmart’ is you only get an hour and 45 minutes with its quirky student body,” while Mick LaSalle of San Francisco Chronicle noted, “[Olivia] Wilde vigorously made this picture, finding the tone and teasing out the laughs and the performances with a combination of bold and subtle strokes.”
Get a piece of the action at CMX Brickell City Centre (701 S. Miami Ave.) and Cinépolis Coconut Grove (3015 Grand Ave.) through Wednesday, May 29. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos’ actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.
With a Tomatometer Score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, “Avengers: Endgame” has become a favorite since its release on April 26.
“What you will be getting when you walk into an inevitably overstuffed movie theater is something singular that reflects our age in a way that none of the MCU films that preceded it have-indeed, very few Hollywood spectacles ever have,” according to Oliver Jones of the Observer, while the San Diego Reader’s Matthew Lickona said, “The MCU will go on and on, but this chapter – and the American pragmatism vs. American ideals bromance that drove it – have well and truly come to their ‘Excelsior! Nuff said!’ moment.”
You can catch it at Cinépolis Coconut Grove (3015 Grand Ave.) through Wednesday, May 29. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
With a Tomatometer Score of 81 percent and an Audience Score of 69 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, “‘Long Shot’ has proven a solid option since its release on May 3.
“Clearly, [Charlize] Theron can turn her hand to any genre,” noted Anthony Lane of the New Yorker, while Tribune News Service’s Katie Walsh said, “It’s “‘Veep,’ but less absurdly acid-tongued, and a lot more swoony. Still, the incisive cultural and political commentary cuts deep, and [Charlize] Theron and [Seth] Rogen turn out to be a winning pair.”
Get a piece of the action at CMX Brickell City Centre (701 S. Miami Ave.) and Cinépolis Coconut Grove (3015 Grand Ave.) through Wednesday, May 29 and Silverspot Cinema Metsquare (300 S.E. Third Ave.) through Thursday, May 30. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
With a Tomatometer Score of 75 percent and an Audience Score of 87 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, this 70s throwback comes with positive recommendations. Dallas Morning News’s Philip Wuntch said, “‘Grease’ has energy and a total commitment to pleasing its audience,” and the New York Daily News’s Douglas Watt noted, “It’s a winner.”
Interested? It’s playing at Silverspot Cinema Metsquare (300 S.E. Third Ave.) on Sunday, May 26. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
A child from another world crash-lands on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he is an evil little boy.
Set to be released on Friday, May 24, “‘Brightburn’ already has a Tomatometer Score of 75 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. Chilango.com’s Mauricio Nava said, “Despite not having a deep script and memorable performances [Brightburn] achieves its mission: to entertain a captive audience with an already well-worn format,” while Víctor López G. of Espinof stated, “The film succeeds because it offers what it promises without excessive expectations.”
It’s playing at Silverspot Cinema Metsquare (300 S.E. Third Ave.) through Thursday, May 30 and Cinépolis Coconut Grove (3015 Grand Ave.) through Wednesday, May 29. Click here for showtimes and tickets.