Thanks to Aja's confident direction and Kaya Scodelario's warrior performance, Crawl makes for a terse and otherwise exhilarating viewing experience.
Point Blank throws a lot of ideas at the wall without ever committing to any one of them, resulting in a thriller that's more confusing than exciting.
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.
Spider-Man: Far From Home pulls off an exciting, ambitious, if messy, superhero romp thanks to notable performances by Tom Holland & Jake Gyllenhaal.
Yesterday is a fluffy and ultimately half-baked 'What if?' fantasy that partially gets by on its zestful storytelling and endearing performances.
Annabelle Comes Home offers enough thrills, jolts, and even heartfelt storytelling to compensate for the lack of depth to its horror elements.
Despite its mixed success as a satire of the Digital Age, Child's Play is an otherwise entertainingly bloodthirsty re-imagining of the slasher brand.
Pixar's Toy Story 4 has heart and humor to spare in one more adventure with Woody and the gang, exploring tough themes through toys new and old.
Murder Mystery is a bland crime-comedy that features Sandler on autopilot and struggles to deliver enough thrills to make it a worthwhile endeavor.
Men in Black: International has some modern tweaks to the franchise's premise, but thankfully puts more focus on the comedic chemistry of its leads.
Late Night works as a gently funny (if somewhat toothless) dramedy, thanks to a combination of authentic performances and Kaling's sincere writing.
Plus One is a charming, grounded romantic comedy that's equal parts laugh out loud funny and genuinely sweet, with strong performances from its leads.
Shaft is a bland requel that sacrifices the qualities that make this franchise relevant, in order to crack tired jokes about millennials instead.
The Dead Don't Die's premise simply isn't developed enough to sustain the entire film, even with a great cast and Jarmusch's dark wit at its disposal.
Dark Phoenix provides an unsatisfying ending to the X-Men film franchise, with a storyline that's neither character-driven nor well-developed.
Though The Secret Life of Pets 2 features plenty of cutesy animal shenanigans, this only does so much to compensate for its flimsy and episodic story.