“Free State of Jones” is typical disappointing Hollywood History fare, complete with a Robin Hood-esque savior and the sidelining of stories that really matter.
"The Neon Demon" is a horror movie whose substance is found more in the telling than its tale.
Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.
If "The Shallows" seems like an excuse to get Blake Lively in a bikini for 87 minutes and scare us with a CGI shark, you'd be right.
The Palme d'Or winner at Cannes is a sensitive and probing tale of Sri Lankan refugees who try to make a new life in Paris under the burden of a haunting lie.
Though it can't hold a candle to its predecessor — a rather bright flame to be held against — "Finding Dory" is nonetheless an agreeable and welcome follow-up.
Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson have winning screen presence, but "Central Intelligence" just isn't nearly as funny as it thinks it is.