What good intentions Jem and the Holograms has are weighed down by its cheap aesthetic and thinly-drawn storyline.
Dazzling visuals and fun supernatural brawls can't save The Last Witch Hunter from a cliché plot and uneven Vin Diesel performance.
Pan falls short at being either an imaginative origin story for Peter Pan and/or a satisfying standalone big-budget fantasy adventure.
Despite a lot of shortcomings and undercooked elements, The Transporter Refueled is a mildly entertaining action film.
We Are Your Friends is a beautifully absurd millennial angst fantasy, as shallow yet infectiously catchy as an EDM song.
There are elements of a decent horror parable here, but Sinister 2 lacks the restrained direction and eery mythos of its predecessor.
All the pieces were in place for a refreshing entry in the superhero genre, but Fantastic Four completely unravels at the halfway point.
Despite a solid premise and talented supporting cast, Pixels is another shallow addition to Adam Sandler's product line.
Self/less is an average science-fiction drama that pulls heavily from prior filmic explorations of immortality - and passes familiar plot beats off as fresh ideas.
Aloha has elements of Cameron Crowe's best work, but poor storytelling results in a film that's more perplexing than charming.
Poltergeist is a forgettable diversion - one that may satisfy casual viewers looking for a mildly eerie (and sometimes humorous) ghost story.
Those hoping for the next 'Taken' will be disappointed by the slow-burn character piece that is 'The Gunman'.
'The Lazarus Effect' is one of those horror films where lack of character logic makes it hard to root for the bodies that are inevitably going to pile on the floor.
Unfortunately for the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie, a solid cast, good director and unique premise only help to expose the inherent weaknesses of the source novel.
Seventh Son would be utterly forgettable, were it not for some decent directorial elements and the performances of Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.
Strange Magic may be a pretty picture that the kids can sing along to, but within the larger spectrum of animated features it is pretty forgettable.
'The Gambler' is pretty much a misfire of concept - even if it makes the admirable move of going for a different thematic angle on the original material.
'VHS: Viral' manages to improve upon its predecessors in terms of structure and format; however, in terms of actual scares, 'Viral' is more 'tales of intrigue' than 'tales of horror.'
Dumb and Dumber To is not required viewing but, with Carrey and Daniels back in the starring roles, the sequel delivers a fair number of enjoyable (though moronic) laughs.