THE GREAT WALL
Matt Damon goes to China looking for the secret of black powder and stumbles across a war against dragon-like creatures that rise up every 60 years to feed on people. It’s directed by the guy who did “House of Flying Daggers”. Pedro Pascal from “Game of Thrones” is a fellow mercenary who helps Matt fight the creatures, and William Dafoe is a guy already being held prisoner by the Wall’s guardians.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 37% (Rotten)
It’s teacher on teacher violence in this comedy where Ice Cube challenges Charlie Day from “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” to a fight after he rats Cube out to the principal to try to save his own job from budget cuts.
Dean Norris from “Breaking Bad” is the principal. Christina Hendricks is a hot French teacher, Jillian Bell from “Workaholics” plays a meth head guidance counselor and, and Tracy Morgan is the football coach in is his first movie since his accident.
**LANGUAGE WARNING AT THE 1:21 MARK**
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 29% (Rotten)
A CURE FOR WELLNESS
Dane DeHaan plays a young executive sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from a mysterious “wellness center” in the Alps. But when he tries to leave, he’s in a car accident that leaves him trapped as an involuntary patient at the clinic with a broken leg.
Jason Isaacs from the “Harry Potter” movies is the sinister doctor running the place. You’d remember Dane as Harry Osborn in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”, or as the heroic roadie from “Metallica Through the Never”
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 42% (Rotten)