Now that we've hit Labor Day weekend, the summer season is coming to a close. It's the last gasp of beaches, barbecues, and, classically, big tentpole movies. But the end of the season just means that we have to start getting ready for the fall, and on Friday things kick off with Jennifer Garner getting revenge, and a woman of the cloth getting all creepy. Get ready for Peppermint and The Nun.

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
52%

You can give me a lead with a "very particular set of skills" any day, and twice on Sunday. Put a little chip on their shoulder and a criminal organization that needs to be mowed through violently, and you've got a movie I'll sit down and watch. In Peppermint we have Jennifer Garner, whose family is gunned down by members of a drug cartel. She goes into hiding and trains herself to be a killing machine all for the opportunity to waste the baddies when she resurfaces five years later.

If it has something of a familiar ring it's because director Pierre Morel also helmed Taken (53%) and other similarly styled action flicks like From Paris With Love (37%) and Gunman (17%). The critical returns diminished with each movie, though I think there's some reason to expect a bounce back with his latest. Jennifer Garner looks the part of an ass-kicker in Peppermint, and the action appears tight. I don't think it completely wows anyone, but for sure will be watchable.

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