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.
Blockers takes the classic raunch comedy premise of teens losing their virginity and gives it a hilariously entertaining update for modern audiences.
A Quiet Place lives up to the ambitious challenge that it sets for itself, taking audiences on a compelling and suspenseful journey along the way.
An impressive work of technical showmanship, Ready Player One nevertheless falls short of recapturing that old-school Spielberg blockbuster magic.
I Kill Giants faithfully adapts the graphic novel for a striking coming-of-age movie that blends magical realism with heartbreaking drama.
Although it bites off more than it can chew, Unsane makes for an effectively creepy and visually experimental B movie psycho-thriller.
Isle of Dogs infuses writer-director Wes Anderson's signature humor in an offbeat, but still heartwarming story about a boy and his dog(s).
Pacific Rim Uprising builds out the universe for a bigger, more fun fight between giant robots and monsters, but loses sight of del Toro's vision.