Latest 2 star movies

  • Roman J. Israel, Esq. Review: Denzel Shines in Muddled Legal Drama

    Roman J. Israel, Esq. Review: Denzel Shines in Muddled Legal Drama

    Roman J. Israel, Esq. features another standout performance by Washington, but the story around him is mundane and fails to leave an impression.

    (1) by Chris Agar
  • Suburbicon Review: George Clooney’s Tonally-Confused Misfire

    Suburbicon Review: George Clooney’s Tonally-Confused Misfire

    Suburbicon is a confused mishmash of a movie that attempts to blend two different storylines and fails to fully develop either in an engaging fashion.

    (2) by Chris Agar
  • The Snowman Review

    The Snowman Review

    While there are elements of a riveting Noir thriller here, The Snowman proves to be more of a pulpy mess than a chilling crime tale.

    (6) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Mountain Between Us Review

    The Mountain Between Us Review

    Winslet and Elba give it their all, but The Mountain Between Us is an absurd and forgettable affair that leaves little impact with viewers.

    by Chris Agar
  • The LEGO Ninjago Movie Review

    The LEGO Ninjago Movie Review

    The LEGO Ninjago Movie is an underwhelming series installment hamstrung by a thin script and weak characters that don’t leave much of an impact.

    (8) by Chris Agar
  • mother! Review

    mother! Review

    mother! is an ambitious work that bucks traditional storytelling techniques with its aspirations, but its approach will not be for all moviegoers.

    (22) by Chris Agar
  • American Assassin Review

    American Assassin Review

    American Assassin is a preposterous, but lean and mean Mitch Rapp thriller adaptation elevated by Michael Keaton’s turn as Rapp’s grizzled mentor.

    (18) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Dark Tower Review

    The Dark Tower Review

    The Dark Tower is a mixed bag of abridged mythology from King’s book series, fun performances from Elba and McConaughey, and uninspired action.

    (24) by Molly Freeman
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Review

    Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets Review

    Luc Besson’s Valerian is a visually stunning, if overlong, sci-fi romp that’s weighed down by an uncharming dynamic between its two leads.

    (12) by Molly Freeman
  • The House Review

    The House Review

    The House is a solid, if unremarkable, big studio comedy with fleeting moments of humor peppered throughout its runtime.

    (4) by Chris Agar
  • Transformers: The Last Knight Review

    Transformers: The Last Knight Review

    Transformers: The Last Knight has a deeper mythos and bigger spectacle than its predecessors, yet still ends up being mostly hollow and cacophonous.

    (23) by Sandy Schaefer
  • 47 Meters Down Review

    47 Meters Down Review

    47 Meters Down is a decent, yet unremarkable, survival thriller that’s little more than disposable summer entertainment.

    (3) by Chris Agar
  • The Book of Henry Review

    The Book of Henry Review

    The Book of Henry awkwardly mashes together compelling individual elements, giving rise to a jarring and otherwise confounding viewing experience.

    (5) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Mummy Review

    The Mummy Review

    The Mummy tries a fresh spin on the classic monster with a gender-swapped villain and Dark Universe connections but winds up a stale action reboot.

    (29) by Molly Freeman
  • Baywatch Review

    Baywatch Review

    Despite the charm of Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, Baywatch is an overlong buddy cop (or, lifeguard) comedy with more notable action than humor.

    (11) by Molly Freeman
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is an adequate series sequel, but fails to leave any lasting impression on the audience.

    (19) by Chris Agar
  • The Circle Review

    The Circle Review

    The Circle is bolstered by a fascinating premise and solid performances, but doesn’t bring anything new to the table in regard to its discussions.

    (18) by Chris Agar
  • Free Fire Review

    Free Fire Review

    Free Fire is a stronger concept than film, hamstrung by poor storytelling and execution, despite the best efforts of the cast.

    (4) by Chris Agar
  • Going in Style Review

    Going in Style Review

    Going in Style is a baffling blend of tones that ultimately plays as a harmless piece of fluff devoid of any significant stakes.

    (2) by Chris Agar
  • Smurfs: The Lost Village Review

    Smurfs: The Lost Village Review

    The Lost Village is standard, kid-friendly entertainment, but it succeeds at bringing the colorful Smurfs universe to playfully-animated life.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • Ghost in the Shell Review

    Ghost in the Shell Review

    Ghost in the Shell struggles to dig below the surface of its thought-provoking concepts and bring real depth to its striking visuals.

    (83) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Life Review

    Life Review

    Despite some promising elements, Life amounts to a middling (and derivative) sci-fi horror/thriller that never fully realizes its potential.

    (21) by Sandy Schaefer
  • CHIPS Review

    CHIPS Review

    CHIPS is a generic buddy cop comedy that will leave both longtime fans and newcomers alienated with a weak story and thin characters.

    (15) by Chris Agar
  • The Belko Experiment Review

    The Belko Experiment Review

    The Belko Experiment makes for a truly fascinating concept, but is dragged down by mundane execution that doesn’t always engage the viewer.

    (9) by Chris Agar
  • A Cure for Wellness Review

    A Cure for Wellness Review

    A Cure for Wellness is a visually-stunning work, but the abundance of style adds up to an overall hollow experience that fails to connect.

    (3) by Chris Agar