Hacksaw Ridge is a grisly WWII movie that excels as an action/thriller, but has mixed success in realizing its loftier thematic ambitions.
Inferno is unlikely to earn the Robert Langdon movie franchise any new fans - and isn't worth the long wait that it took to get made.
Despite a fun premise, Keeping Up with the Joneses is a mildly entertaining comedy that's very generic.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back does not offer enough high-octane action or clever mystery to stand out from the glut of so-so crime movies.
Thanks to the efforts of its talented cast and crew, Ouija: Origin of Evil is more solid horror film than soulless franchise continuation.
The Accountant makes for a solid, yet unremarkable, action flick that can't live up to its higher aspirations.
Despite a strong performance by Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train is a middling thriller without much to offer.
The Birth of a Nation is a work of passion-fueled filmmaking and messy storytelling that struggles to make the grand statement it aims for.
Queen of Katwe is a heavy-handed variation of the Disney inspirational sports drama formula, but a sincere and well-meaning one too.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children should provide moviegoers with an entertaining and emotional ride as well as nightmarish visuals to savor.
Although not a disaster, Masterminds is a disposable and middling off-kilter heist comedy that squanders its cast's talents on subpar material.
Deepwater Horizon effectively turns the real-world disaster into an action/drama that's more disturbing than thrilling to watch.
The Magnificent Seven (2016) isn't going to eclipse its predecessors but it is, nonetheless, an immensely entertaining and heartfelt action-western experience.
Storks is an entertaining family film fueled by a series of powerful messages for everyone in the audience.
Snowden is a solid, yet unremarkable, portrayal of an intriguing incident that asks the audience to contemplate serious questions.
Blair Witch (2016) is what The Blair Witch Project would be if the original had been made today - which is both a compliment and a concession.
Bridget Jones's Baby is a perfectly enjoyable addition to the Bridget Jones franchise, if not a particularly meaningful one.
The Prequels Strike Back won't change opinions about the prequel trilogy, but it makes for a fascinating deconstruction of the movies.
Sully amounts to a respectable yet unmemorable account of real-life heroism, despite fine performances and capable direction.
It toys with some interesting concepts, but Morgan ultimately favors generic action over developing its core ideas into something more fascinating.