Incredibly boring and uninteresting, Downhill is a gigantic missed opportunity due to its bland screenplay, even if the two lead performances are strong.
There's Something in the Water greatly succeeds at being an important and deeply powerful documentary with plenty to say.
Quiet, impressively funny and dramatic, Emma is a period-piece done right, even if its story takes a little bit to get going.
Although its story can oftentimes feel predictable and familiar, Stargirl's cheery and uplifting style mixed with its terrific performances from Grace VanderWaal and Graham Verchere make it a delight to watch.
Lost Girls' storytelling may be a bit rocky at times, but its emotionally heartwrenching plot elements and terrific performances save the film from being forgettable.
The Postcard Killings offers a great cast that gives their all, but the story is too generic and uninteresting to make this thriller worth seeing.
The Hunt's comedic aspect may be a bit hit or miss, but when it comes to the intense, hard-hitting action and thrills, it delivers in spades.
Ride Like a Girl may fall into typical genre tropes, but the performances across the board and the heart-warming story are too excellent to ignore.
Although Bloodshot has some fun and entertaining action on display, its poorly paced story and incredibly weak villains make it an underwhelming dud.
The Mimic isn't as amusing and funny as it could have been, but it makes up for the lack of laughs with terrific performances and stellar technical elements.
Onward may not be the most emotionally riveting Pixar film to date, but it's still a highly entertaining and beautifully animated blast.
Spenser Confidential is an admirable, but heavily sloppy effort, with its tonally inconsistent screenplay and unfunny humor, even if its action set pieces are fun.
Big Time Adolescence may not be the most original outing, but it's still a deeply funny and surprisingly heartfelt coming-of-age story.
Charming, sweet, and often deeply gripping and emotional, All the Bright Places is a mesmerizing coming-of-age story told with immense skill.
Run This Town ultimately doesn't go anywhere with its underwhelming and bland script that doesn't quite handle its ideas in a satisfying way.
Inventive and brilliantly suspenseful, The Invisible Man is a masterclass of horror, and further cements Leigh Whannell as one of the genre's most exciting voices.
Disappearance at Clifton Hill suffers from an incoherent and uninspired script even if it boasts great performances and stellar technical achievements.
Brahms: The Boy II is a colossal disappointment due to its severely dull screenplay and awful character development, weak scares, and its disregarding of the original.
The Call of the Wild tells a story that, while incredibly familiar and unsurprising, is still greatly inspiring and heartwarming, and is a great display of Harrison Ford at his charming best.
The Last Thing He Wanted has an incoherent screenplay with poor character development and lacks in entertainment value. It's a thriller with no thrills.
Black Christmas ends up being a lump of coal with its poor screenplay and weak character development, even if it has some fun moments.
Although there are great performances and camerawork on display, The Boy ultimately feels like a lazy attempt at reinvigorating the creepy doll trend of the horror genre.
Sonic the Hedgehog manages to delightfully impress with some truly entertaining action sequences, and contains yet another wildly fun Jim Carrey performance.
Fantasy Island is no tropical horror adventure. It contains a drastically dull script, unlikable characters, and doesn't offer enough scares for its target audience.
To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You doesn't offer a lot of greatness with its bland script, even if it still contains great performances from Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before is an immensely sweet and charming film with great performances and chemistry from Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.
Greed's satirical and wacky script feels bizarre in the first act, but it improves later on and offers some humorous moments and an entertaining performance from Steve Coogan.
VFW's strengths lie in its unforgiving brutality and intense action sequences, but it does lack in its character and story department.
Horse Girl takes a while for its story to get going, but once it gets into gear, it excels in its beautifully bizarre and thought-provoking themes.
Birds of Prey is an unapologetically bonkers and beautifully colorful comic book adventure and is one of the genre's all-time best. It also boasts stellar performances all across the board, namely from Margot Robbie who perfectly encapsulates Harley Quinn.
The Last Full Measure fumbles at telling a remarkably powerful story with its bland screenplay that often feels like style over substance.
High Fidelity is a remarkably strong effort that contains a stellar performance from Zoë Kravitz and a deeply comedic and emotional script.
The Rhythm Section struggles to tell a cohesive and thrilling story with a weak screenplay, bizarre editing and off-putting stylistic choices.
Miss Americana is an emotionally powerful and raw look at Taylor Swift, and is an incredibly inspiring story of finding and using your voice.
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis may not offer a gripping story or a great villain, but it does offer fun superhero action with a good sense of humor.
While its story is familiar, Son of Batman manages to thrill and excite with great action stunning animation.
Justice League: War is an incredibly fun and fast-paced superhero animation with terrific action and excellent character development.
Although Justice League Dark has a muddled story, it saves itself with tons of fun action sequences and great animation.
The Gentlemen offers a bold and stylish story with fun performances, great twists and turns, and humor that works for the most part.
The Turning drastically fails at adapting a beloved horror tale, as it is filled with tropes, weak acting, and has a story that ultimately leads nowhere.
Ford v Ferrari's long running time is certainly evident, but it is still a remarkably fun and inspiring tale with tons of exciting sequences.
Jojo Rabbit manages to blend comedy and drama perfectly thanks to a brilliant script from Taika Waititi and a phenomenal cast.
Bad Boys for Life may not contain a gripping or dramatic story, but it does contain exactly what it should; exciting action sequences, great humor, and fun performances.
Uncut Gems is a stress-inducing tension-filled thrill ride that has an extremely powerful script, astounding sound and costume design, and a career-best performance from Adam Sandler.
Robert Downey Jr. gives a fun performance in Dolittle, an otherwise tragically boring and uninteresting mess that has shoddy visuals and mindless adventure sequences.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is an incredibly impressive and uplifting film with a touching message and a heartwarming performance from Tom Hanks.
Completely devoid of entertainment value or fun scares, Countdown has a drastically weak script, annoying characters, and a concept gone to waste.
Bombshell is a terrific showcase for Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie's acting abilities and is great in its technical efforts, but often lacks in its storytelling.
1917 is an uncomfortably tense and suspenseful thrill-ride that is boosted with its masterful editing and cinematography that makes you feel like you're really there.
With one of the most unfunny scripts in film in quite some time, Like a Boss is a painfully unfunny mess with cringe-worthy humor that wastes its director and cast.
Ringu is an utterly riveting, deeply atmospheric psychological thrill-ride that contains interesting characters and is wildly suspenseful.
King Lear is a great showcase of incredible performances all across the board and utilizes unique filmmaking techniques, but has a story that took a while to get interesting.
Outlaw King is a remarkably told story with excellent performances, awe-inspiring cinematography and impressively filmed action sequences.
Although The Falling can drag occasionally and has some technical flaws, it excels with its characters and beautifully strange and emotional story.
Lady Macbeth is a suspenseful and wisely quiet film that boasts breathtaking cinematography, excellent costume design, and terrific performances across the board.
The Grudge is a massive disappointment and a drastically dull horror film that has a recycled story, a wasted cast, and weak scares.
Florence Pugh delivers a strong performance in Malevolent; an otherwise drastically dull and boring horror feature with little to no substance.
Although The Grudge boasts great performances from Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryo Ishibashi, it lacks an interesting story and doesn't deliver the thrills.
Fighting with My Family excels with its hilarious script, touching character moments, and a terrific performance from Florence Pugh.
Little Women is a modern day masterpiece that further cements Greta Gerwig as a skilled filmmaker. It has euphoric music, excellent cinematography, and powerhouse performances from Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is a non-stop laugh riot, with extremely memorable moments, beautiful cinematography, and a heartwarming story at its core.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is an absolute revelation. Filled with gripping performances, awe-inspiring action and visuals, an emotional core, and beautiful technical elements, this is a beautiful way to end such a beloved saga.
6 Underground certainly has fun, over-the-top action that Michael Bay fans are used to, but its story is ridiculously bland and incompetent.
Jumanji: The Next Level is yet another wacky and greatly funny movie with a big heart and boasts tons of fun action and adventure.
Daniel Isn't Real is strong in its technical efforts, but it suffers greatly from a messy script and a story that isn't sure of what it wants to be.
Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story is a heartbreaking and painfully real picture that boasts two powerhouse performances from Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson.
Although Klaus takes a while for its story to get interesting, it is saved by its breathtaking animation and emotional message at its core.
Knives Out is a wild and exhilarating thrill-ride with an incredibly talented cast and solidifies Rian Johnson as a highly skillful writer/director.
The Irishman is yet another jaw-droppingly intense and profoundly exhilarating picture from Martin Scorsese that is boosted by its three lead performances.
Frozen II is a sequel well worth the wait, as it contains an interesting and emotional story, has breathtaking animation, and even more catchy and fun songs.
Notes from Melanie is a highly effective short film that boasts great acting, a clever and witty script, and is a great display of Chris Stuckmann's writing/directing talent.
Despite a bumpy first act, and an occasionally dull script, there's no denying Charlie's Angels is a highly entertaining, adventurous, and funny time at the movies.
Noelle's fun and likeable leads in Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader, plus its charming and heartwarming message gratefully save it from being a lump of coal.
Last Christmas makes up for its flaws with a deeply funny script, a sense of great fun and holiday charm, and a terrific performance from Emilia Clarke.
Doctor Sleep is an utterly bone-chilling, skillfully acted, tension filled masterpiece that serves as an incredible sequel to The Shining.
Dickinson's first season is a mesmerizing, emotionally powerful, and brilliantly told story that boasts incredible performances, and touching character beats.
Parasite is a wholly riveting experience with an astonishingly gripping story that is rich with complex themes, developed characters, and brilliant direction.
Terminator: Dark Fate offers thrilling action and terrific performances. What prevents it from being good, sadly, is its recycled plot and messy script.
The Lighthouse is an utterly mesmerizing piece of horror cinema. Its shot gorgeously, expertly acted, and will linger with you long after the credits roll.