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By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.
Vin Diesel's latest falls into the same trap as many attempted fantasy-action franchises: too much darkness, not enough fun and not nearly enough imagination.
An ornate, bittersweet slice of life that hits a few grace notes but meanders too much to reach greatness.
One of the year's brashest, daffiest hits, "Kingsman" is a send-up of the spy genre that nevertheless embraces its 007 action.
Christopher Nolan's ruminative space odyssey falls short of lofty goals, but it's still an oft-mesmerizing journey — even if you can't always hear the dialogue.
"Interstellar" never failed to engage me, but it also never fully satisfied me, either. The film's sheer grandiosity underscores its plot shortcomings.
Virtually forgotten on American shores, "A Bridge Too Far" is perhaps the last of the great World War II epics made.
A preposterous movie based on an absurd premise, "The Eagle Has Landed" nonetheless boasts a fine cast and direction by John Sturges.
A serviceable if unremarkable WWII war film, "Battle of Britain" exists mostly as a marker of great deeds rather than truly capturing them.
If a trick really is something a whore does for money, "Now You See Me" is a cut-above illusion that plays fanciful, fast and loose, but more or less fair.
The final chapter of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy ends not with a bang but an allegory.
Saying goodbye to a brilliant British actor that brought warmth and comedy to all his roles, big and small.
The Batman saga ends not with a bang but an allegory. It's a darker, bolder superhero flick that often tries to do too much.
Things get a little awkward/steamy/awkward with a series of movies involving the invention of the strip tease, the sixth dimension and, well, pirates.