Day of the Soldado is a competent thriller but, without the original Sicario's artistic flourishes and substance, it's somewhat forgettable.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a fun ride full of adventure - and scares - that builds on the mythology of Jurassic Park in very interesting ways.
Incredibles 2 captures most of the fun of Pixar's The Incredibles, but feels somewhat outdated in the modern Hollywood landscape of superhero movies.
Hereditary has more spooky ideas than it knows what to do with, but enough of what it throws at the wall sticks to make for one twisted horror movie.
Ocean's 8 offers a fun female-fronted summer movie experience as it returns to the world of Ocean's 11, but falls short of elevating the franchise.
Hotel Artemis makes for an intriguing exercise in pulpy sci-fi noir, even though the film's story leaves something to be desired.
Leigh Whannell's Upgrade is rooted in classic sci-fi, but with healthy doses of horror and slick action, it's a surprisingly fresh and thrilling ride.
A solid dramatization of real world events, Adrift is nevertheless more compelling as a grisly survival drama than a love story.
Solo: A Star Wars Story hits all the expected Han Solo origin story beats, delivering a solidly entertaining experience with few surprises.
Cold November forgoes convention in order to explore a young woman's experience growing up in a way that packs a subtle, yet lasting punch.
Deadpool 2 is far more ambitious than the first film, elevating the action, humor and overall scope for an even more fun experience in the sequel.
Cargo is a slow burn zombpocalypse drama that hits some familiar beats, yet there's a rich humanism at its core that makes the journey meaningful.
McCarthy and Falcone stay firmly within their comfort zone on Life of the Party, but their take on the college comedy sub-genre is good natured fun.
Theron's performance keeps Tully's warts and all portrayal of motherhood on course, even when the film's plot mechanics threaten to derail it.
Avengers: Infinity War delivers an exciting culmination of the MCU, though it's overstuffed and suffers from certain typical Marvel movie problems.
You Were Never Really Here has less success breaking the mold for its genre, but explores the often ignored corners in thoughtful and intriguing ways.
Rampage doesn't blend action, comedy, and heart as well as The Rock's best tentpoles, but there's good dunderheaded fun to be had here.