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THE RHYTHM SECTION

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When depressed, drug-addicted prostitute Stephanie Patrick (Blake Lively) learns the plane crash that killed her family wasn't an accident, she sets out to avenge their deaths. With the help of a former British MI6 agent (Jude Law), Stephanie trains to become an assassin. Under various disguises, she takes on missions that will lead to vengeance.

A strong performance by Blake Lively and sudden bursts of action can't save this mostly lackluster thriller. Based on the popular book by Mark Burnell, who also wrote the screenplay, director Reed Morano ("Meadowland") relies heavily on

KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD

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Raised in a brothel after his royal parents are murdered by his treacherous uncle Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) grows up streetwise and unaware of his roots. He is forced to face his legacy when he pulls the legendary sword from the stone. Seeking his rightful place on England's throne, Arthur joins the Resistance while learning to embrace the power of Excalibur.

Striking visuals and a dynamic lead performance can't save this muddled origins story of the