Director Alex Garland blends high concept sci-fi with stunning visuals and a dash of horror for an exciting female-led film in Annihilation.
Despite some promising elements, Mute struggles to explore philosophical questions within a sci-fi setting in a way that feels innovative and fresh.
Early Man is technically-impressive and boasts strong visuals, but its simple story holds it back from reaching its full potential.
Black Panther is a great MCU superhero adventure that smoothly blends rich narrative substance with sheer popcorn entertainment.
Fifty Shades Freed brings the E.L. James' book-based trilogy to its climax with plenty of sex, overwrought drama, and unintentional humor.
The Cloverfield Paradox is a disjointed, but enjoyable sci-fi horror/thriller that has mixed success as a shared universe film.
Winchester is a bland horror film that avoids being altogether forgettable thanks to leads Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure provides a satisfactory concluding chapter to the YA dystopian trilogy, and little else beyond action spectacle.
12 Strong works as a tribute to the real-life American heroes who lived it, but is an overall generic war film without much substance.
Phantom Thread is another gorgeous fever dream of a film by Anderson, with Day-Lewis' powerhouse performance matched by his costar Vicky Krieps' here.
Hostiles is grim and slow-burn to a fault in its deconstruction of the American West's violent legacy, but strong performances keep the film on track.
I, Tonya is a wild and entertaining exploration of one of sport's most controversial figures, spearheaded by excellent performances from the cast.
Proud Mary is an entertaining enough thriller with some flare from director Babak Najafi, but works best as Taraji P. Henson's action vehicle.
Paddington 2 is a charming confection of a film that manages to exceed its predecessor in terms of both visual splendor and good-natured storytelling.
The Post is an expertly-crafted and compelling film brought to tantalizing life by a master director and an all-star ensemble cast.
The Commuter is a goofy and formulaic thriller, but also an entertaining one thanks to Neeson's action star chops and Collet-Serra's sense of style.
Molly's Game is an entertaining look at a fascinating true story, powered by an excellent script and captivating performances.
Insidious: The Last Key is a solid finale to the Insidious franchise that gives series lead Lin Shaye the chance to take a graceful final bow.
All the Money in the World makes for a solid dramatic thriller, but falls short when it comes to being an insightful biopic about John Paul Getty.