The fall might be huge for consuming pumpkin spice, mentions of pumpkin spice, and all other things related to pumpkin spice (a harbinger of the end of summer), but it's a pretty damn good season for movies as well. Case in point, things are definitely picking up at the box office this weekend, with a handful of big releases. We've got a big one with Snowden, Blair Witch, Bridget Jones's Baby, and Hillsong - Let Hope Rise. It's gonna be a Rotten Week!

Let's Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at This Rotten Week has to offer.

Rotten Watch Prediction

Edward Snowden is a hero in some circles, but a pariah in others. It's not exactly clear on either front how the world at large sees him, and that makes for tricky movie-making business. There are plenty who don't want to see this right from the get-go simply because of politics - not to mention the challenging nuts and bolts that comes with telling the story. Mash them together and it looks like a tough uphill climb for Snowden, and one that writer/director Oliver Stone seemingly wasn't able to pull off this time around.

Critics aren't taking to the film early - following some large-scale premieres - calling Snowden boring and weighted without the sense of letting the viewer decide about the titular figure's virtue (or lack thereof) . The "boring" part is particularly troubling and means the Tomatometer isn't likely to climb. What might have been an interesting story seems nothing more than a slog.

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