A typical sports underdog story with an exotic African backdrop, "Queen of Katwe" feels like a lot of random moves instead of a comprehensive narrative.
A multimillion-dollar movie about mistakes made to hold onto one-millionth of a profit percentage, but it mostly finds value in the right places.
"The Magnificent Seven" is a well-built summer blockbuster that doesn't supplant the original but certainly doesn't shit in its bed.
The Disney classic kicked off a golden age of animation, and 25 years later it looks better than ever.
You can't recapture lightning in a bottle, but "Blair Witch" is thematically and aesthetically a true inheritor to the original game-changing film.
"Captain America: Civil War" is the sort of super-hero movie that hits its marks and gives you everything you expected but offers no surprises or boldness.
Though it chooses to cut its story thread in strange places, "Sully" is still an engrossing tale of an unremarkable man who did an extraordinary thing.
Susan Sarandon anchors this funny/romantic story about a neurotic mother who blasts past all boundaries.
A beautiful and tender story of romance and tragedy that takes its time to build the emotional world of its characters.
A pleasing mix of old and new, "The Jungle Book" is a fine family film with CGI action and just enough musical numbers.
Strong performances, including Usher Raymond & Robert De Niro, buoy this Roberto Duran biopic, but it dances around the ring of the fighter’s life too much.
A smart and sharp comedy with a streak of insightful social commentary, “Maggie’s Plan” is about the conflicting choices young women face these days.
Feels like a Martin Scorsese LEGO set, down to a Jonah Hill minifig with articulated middle fingers you can raise. Without him, "War Dogs" would be useless.