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Ghost in the Shell

A lifeless movie about a lifeless robot trying to figure out how to avoid having a life.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (DVD Review)

A great design and middling story make this a watchable but unimpressive expansion of the Harry Potter franchise.

Power Rangers

Surprisingly, it's the angst and teen adventure element of “Power Rangers” that works, that sets it above other similar franchise reboots


A stirring, blood-soaked deep dive into the character of Wolverine that doubles as one of comic-book cinema's finest entries.

The Founder

Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions — and the American Nightmare.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

A lesser entry in the franchise that nonetheless serves as a solid ending for fans of the ongoing story ... but will probably leave casual audiences wanting.

Movie Jibber Jabber Vol. 2, No. 1: Silence

"Movie Jibber Jabber" returns with a long musing on Scorsese's "Silence."

Underworld: Blood Wars

"Underworld: Blood Wars" is the kind of entry in a franchise that you're likely to enjoy if you already enjoy the franchise. If not, why else would you see it?