The fall is so close that we can practically feel the cool breezes and see the leaves shaking in anticipation of changing - but before we get there we still have another late summer weekend to slog through. There are only two movies hitting the big screen in wide release this week, as the season really starts to slam on the breaks entertainment-wise. Get ready for Birth of the Dragon and Leap. It's gonna be a Rotten Week!

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

I feel like it's been quite a while since we've had a good old fashioned martial arts flick. And after seeing the trailer for Birth of the Dragon, however, it seems we still have some time to wait. The film is a biopic about Bruce Lee's rise in San Francisco as both a martial arts master/teacher and burgeoning Hollywood star. It also looks deathly boring, and nothing like what you'd hope this story would look like on the big screen.

George Nolfi directs in his first time behind the lens since The Adjustment Bureau (72%). I think Birth of the Dragon will fall well short of that one critically. It's coming out at a bad time (end of the summer) for any flick hoping for any real acclaim, and the marketing materials make it look equal parts over-staged and underwhelming. There's likely a great Bruce Lee biopic to be made, but it doesn't look like this is it.

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