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What movie should you go see today?

What movie should you go see today?
Image: Booksmart/TMDb
By Hoodline - Published on May 31, 2019.

Need date night ideas? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Colorado Springs.

Here are 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.

(Movie descriptions courtesy The Movie Database; showtimes via Fandango. Movie ratings and showtimes are subject to change.)

Booksmart

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.

With a Tomatometer Score of 97% and an Audience Score of 75% on Rotten Tomatoes, "Booksmart" has been a must-watch since its release on May 24. Salon.com's Erin Keane said, "'Booksmart' puts a fresh spin on the coming-of-age night-of comedy because it's focused on two girls, one of whom is also queer," while Chandler Levack of the Globe and Mail noted, "'Booksmart' is a love letter for any young woman who has ever stayed home on a Friday night to watch a Ken Burns documentary."

You can catch it at Cinemark Tinseltown USA and XD (1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.), Icon Cinema Colorado Springs (1818 Spring Water Place) and Cinemark Carefree Circle and IMAX (3305 Cinema Point) through Wednesday, June 5. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Avengers: Endgame

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 95% and an Audience Score of 75% 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."

Get a piece of the action at Cinemark Tinseltown USA and XD (1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.), Icon Cinema Colorado Springs (1818 Spring Water Place) and Cinemark Carefree Circle and IMAX (3305 Cinema Point) through Wednesday, June 5. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Rocketman

The story of Elton John's life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

Set to be released on Friday, May 31, "Rocketman" already has a Tomatometer Score of 89% on Rotten Tomatoes. Rolling Stone's Peter Travers said, "The young, gay, conflicted and addicted Elton John is brought to life by an electrifying, Oscar-caliber Taron Egerton and Dexter Fletcher's dazzling cinematic inventiveness. Forget the cliches, this one you don't want to miss," and the New York Times's A.O. Scott noted, "The point of 'Rocketman' isn't self-aggrandizement. It's fan service of an especially and characteristically generous kind."

It's screening at Cinemark Tinseltown USA and XD (1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.) through Wednesday, June 5; Kimball's Peak Three Theatre (115 E. Pikes Peak Ave.) through Wednesday, June 5; Icon Cinema Colorado Springs (1818 Spring Water Place) through Wednesday, June 5; and AMC Classic Colorado Springs 10 (1550 Pulsar Drive) through Sunday, June 2. Click here for showtimes and tickets.


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