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.
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.