There's a great Tarzan adventure somewhere in Legend of Tarzan, but the movie is too overstuffed and rough around the edges to fly high.
Steven Spielberg's The BFG is a technically impressive adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel - one with whimsy and heart to spare.
The Shallows serves up plenty of thrills and scares, but it prioritizes taut storytelling over character building.
Free State of Jones is well-crafted and tells a worthwhile story, but makes for a better history lesson than moviegoing experience.
Independence Day: Resurgence is B-movie CGI disaster mayhem that is elevated, only slightly, by the few fan-favorite characters who return.
The Neon Demon is a stylishly surreal, but hollow, horror/thriller - and another Nicolas Winding Refn film bound to divide audiences.
Raiders! is a fascinating illustration of the power of film and why movies can be magical, making a statement about why the art form is important.
Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson's comedic chemistry save Central Intelligence from being a passable, yet forgettable, mainstream action/comedy.
Finding Dory isn't just a worthy sequel to Nemo, it also succeeds on its own - as a rousing tale of love and overcoming adversity.
Despite some entertaining moments, Now You See Me 2 is largely an exercise of style over substance when it's all said and done.
While The Conjuring 2 isn't as innovative a horror film throwback as its predecessor, it's an excellent ghost story in its own right.
Warcraft lays an enticing foundation for future installments in the fantasy-adventure series - at the expense of its current cast and story.
Me Before You's reliance on formula prevents it from being as compelling as it could have been.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a faithful adaptation of the fan-favorite 1987 animated series - for better and for worse.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is essentially a solid Lonely Island sketch over-stretched to fill a feature-length running time.
Alice Through the Looking Glass is more of a shiny, yet hollow, Disney product than meaningful continuation of Alice's story.
X-Men: Apocalypse is a decent follow-up to Days of Future Past - albeit one that will service longtime series fans more than casual filmgoers.
Despite fleeting moments of entertainment, The Angry Birds Movie comes across as a hollow viewing experience that doesn't have much to offer.
Stoller manages to justify his sequel but Sorority Rising's parade of R-rated gags aren't enough to hit the same highs (or longevity) as Neighbors.
The Nice Guys is an entertainingly breezy buddy-detective romp that steadfast Shane Black fans ought to get additional mileage from.