3 star movies
Lady and the Tramp excels as a fun and heartwarming film thanks to its cute dogs and voice cast, adapting the same beloved story for a new generation.
In Let It Snow, Netflix delivers a cute young adult holiday romance that's comforting in its cheesiness, even if it doesn't break new ground.
Midway works as a touching tribute to those who turned the tide in the Pacific, though it's hamstrung by an underwhelming script.
Last Christmas doesn’t have quite enough romance to be considered a true rom-com, but it's filled with a charming, heartwarming holiday spirit.
Although it's weighed down by its hackneyed biopic framework, Harriet has a spirit and heart befitting of its daring namesake and her legacy.
Jay and Silent Bob Reboot is an entertaining return to the View Askewniverse that celebrates the past while keeping an eye fixed on the future.
The Addams Family is a cute 3D animated reboot of the classic macabre family, with an important message at its heart about accepting others.
The True Don Quixote is an offbeat and entertaining spin on the famous story, bolstered by a dedicated Tim Blake Nelson performance.
Abominable is a kind-hearted family friendly fantasy adventure that offsets its cookie-cutter plotting with beautiful animation and playful humor.
Zellweger is successful enough in evoking Garland with her singing to elevate Judy, despite its struggles to break new ground for Hollywood memoirs.
Can You Keep A Secret? is a sweet and funny romantic comedy with an incredibly charming leading duo in Tyler Hoechlin and Alexandra Daddario.
IT Chapter Two is a compelling and satisfying ending to Stephen King's story, even if it's not quite as charming or scary and feels a bit overlong.
Often melodramatic and unapologetically goofy, Kingdom combines manga tropes with stylized fight scenes to make its subject matter entertaining.
Angry Birds Movie 2 has no delusions about it own slightness and makes up the difference with gleefully silly, yet unexpectedly clever cartoon mayhem.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold is a family-friendly romp through the jungle with all the heart, fun and singing of the original animated TV show.
The Red Sea Diving Resort blends war drama with spy thriller levity, making for an at times uneven, but enjoyable movie in which Chris Evans shines.
The Lion King is good because the original animated movie was great, though it does feature stunning CGI that Disney is clearly excited to show off.
Midsommar is a mixed bag that blends unsettling horror with bizarre comedy, resulting in a film that's equal parts fascinating and frustrating.