It toys with some interesting concepts, but Morgan ultimately favors generic action over developing its core ideas into something more fascinating.
Strong performances and beautiful cinematography elevate The Light Between Oceans, yet soap opera contrivances and uneven writing hold it back.
Don't Breathe cuts a fresh path, providing thrill-seeking moviegoers and horror die-hards with an inventive as well as terrifying movie experience.
Mechanic: Resurrection is a mindless B-movie with little substance of note, but those who enjoy Statham should have a fun time.
Kubo and the Two Strings is Laika's most poignant, entertaining, and beautiful film yet - and one of the best movies, animated or not, of 2016.
There is a timely message of tolerance and forgiveness, but Ben-Hur is a poorly-constructed historical epic that fails to leave an impact.
Wars Dogs is a solid movie, but only partly succeeds at blending Todd Phillips' brand of bro-comedy with social/political commentary.
Hell or High Water makes for a contemplative dramatic thriller that is fueled by great performances and strong direction.
Sausage Party is definitely not for everyone, but it offers an amusing blend of humor and substance, providing viewers with heady food for thought.
Blood Father offers solid genre film entertainment, but works better as a character piece than as a pulpy thrill ride.
Pete's Dragon succeeds as a dramatic reimagining of its predecessor - giving rise to a soulful modern fairy tale in the process.
Suicide Squad is a lively comic book movie - albeit one that is undermined by plot holes and uneven execution of action, character, and comedy.
Bad Moms deserves credit for mixing things up in the genre, but its reliance on caricatures prevents it from being as memorable as it could have been.
Jason Bourne is a serviceable Bourne franchise installment, but an uninventive and unnecessary epilogue to the original Bourne movie trilogy.
Lights Out makes for a lean and mean scare-delivering machine, but is less effective as a supernatural horror parable.
Star Trek Beyond is a highly entertaining summer blockbuster for fans and casual moviegoers that pays respect to the franchise legacy.
Ghostbusters won't win-over pre-release haters but offers enough laughs and slick special effects to satisfy series fans and casual filmgoers alike.
The Infiltrator is a stylishly crafted and well-acted dramatic thriller, but breaks little new ground despite fascinating subject matter.
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates hits the basic mandates of R-rated comedy but falls flat in its effort to be as insightful as it is funny.
The Secret Life of Pets isn't a mold-breaker for animated movies, but it's a consistently funny and inspired madcap romp nonetheless.