James Gray's Ad Astra is a hypnotic and philosophical space epic with terrific performances throughout, and explores heavy themes in a deep, moving way.
While the cast is great and it has terrific cinematography from Roger Deakins, The Goldfinch is a disappointingly boring, slow, and uninspired film.
It Chapter Two is a rare sequel that improves upon its predecessor with an invigorating cast, a compelling story, hair-raising scares and heart-wrenching emotion.
47 Meters Down: Uncaged follows the same trope-ridden plotlines of the first, with yet another batch of annoying characters, nonsensical moments, and weak cinematography.
With a terrific cast full of young and funny stars, a ton of heart, and some pure craziness sprinkled in, Good Boys is a highly entertaining time.
Blinded by the Light is an incredibly raw and powerful picture with an inspiring story, outstanding performances, and deeply emotional moments.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a fun and creepy horror flick, especially for younger viewers, even if it does suffer from pacing and familiarity issues.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold is an incredibly fun adventure with a ton of heart and humor, and a truly moving and charming performance from Isabela Moner.
Playmobil: The Movie is an unexciting and disappointingly unfunny tale that only the youngest of children will get a kick out of.
Hobbs & Shaw is an absolutely absurd film, but that's why its so much fun. It is a blast of a blockbuster with a bunch of action, over-the-top moments and some great comedic banter from Johnson and Statham.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is yet another home run for Quentin Tarantino due to its incredible performances, gorgeous cinematography, and its exciting story.
Although The Lion King boasts incredible visuals and has beautiful musical numbers, it is a film that ultimately feels soulless and is much weaker than the original.
Crawl can be a bit of a goofy ride, but it luckily manages to stay fun and entertaining due to its great creature elements and a great performance from Kaya Scodelario.
Just like Ari Aster’s previous effort, Midsommar is a beautifully haunting and deliciously evil tale about grief and relationships, and will go down as one of the all-time best horror films.
Yesterday boasts great performances all across the board and is exceptionally comedic, but falls flat due to its underexplored premise.
Those looking for an absolutely exhilarating and tension-filled extravaganza with lots of real human emotion, breathtaking action scenes, a good Spider-Man film, or just a good film, are in luck.
Luc Besson’s Anna is dull and lifeless with a tonally inconsistent script, lazy direction, and is unsure of what type of film it wants to be.
Toy Story 4 is a worthy sequel with tons of emotionally powerful moments, great characters, a moving story, and plenty of laughs to be had along the way.
Great chemistry from Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson isn't enough to save Men in Black: International from being a bland, forgettable and predictable entry in the franchise.
Dark Phoenix manages to find its wings with stunning performances from Sophie Turner and James McAvoy, great action sequences, and well crafted character moments.
Although Aladdin does suffer from a weak villain, poor dialogue and a bloated running time, it makes up for it with its characters, music, and its sense of childlike wonder.
Brightburn is a thrilling and delightfully creepy experience with lots of fun to be had, but often lacks in the department of character development and world building.
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum is yet another exhilarating addition to the franchise, with Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry being true standout action stars.
Filled with cringe-worthy, weak humor and drastically wasted performances, The Hustle is one of the most forgettable comedies in years.
This era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes to an emotionally exciting, shocking, and nail-biting end with Avengers: Endgame.
The Curse of La Llorona is a bland and unoriginal horror story that often resorts to cheap jump scares and suffers from a weak story.
Missing Link manages to impress with its gorgeous animation style, terrific voice performances, and exciting action sequences.
Zachary Levi is electrifying in Shazam!, a lighthearted superhero tale infused with terrific action, great humor, and a ton of emotional beats.
Us boasts incredible performances from the entire cast, contains a thematically rich story, and further cements Jordan Peele as a fresh and exciting voice in the horror genre.
While its animation is undeniably great, Wonder Park is an extremely forgettable experience that does not have any of the thrill that one may hope for. What could have been an emotionally impactful story ends up traversing familiar beats and suffers from a lack of direction.
Division 19 fails drastically due to a lazy screenplay, a bizarre style of directing from Halewood and jarring editing and visuals.
Captain Marvel is yet another win for Marvel Studios, proving that even a relatively unknown and bizarre superhero can be highly intriguing.
Happy Death Day 2U is a rare sequel that improves upon the first that contains a groundbreaking performance by Jessica Rothe, brilliant writing and character explorations, and truly emotional moments.
Velvet Buzzsaw is an unfortunate misfire with a slow first and second act, and a severe lack of thrill and intrigue. Not even excellent actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Toni Collette can save this from being a big missed opportunity.
Paul Schrader's First Reformed is an astonishingly grounded and unsettling look at the steady decline of a man losing hope with incredible writing and exceptional performances, notably by Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried.
M. Night Shyamalan delivers an immensely thrilling and emotionally rich conclusion to the Eastrail 177 trilogy with Glass - a film that takes its time with its characters and has an intriguing story to tell that definitely pays off.
Even with some thrilling sequences and good entertainment value, Escape Room is bogged down with hugely unlikeable characters and unintentionally comical moments that are hard to take seriously.
Even with a messy script and weak villain, Aquaman has enough fun and humor to stay afloat.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a breath of fresh air for the superhero genre, with an emotional story, brilliant voice acting and animation, and an abundance of humor and fun.
Mary Poppins Returns has great musical numbers, a charming performance from Emily Blunt, but is quite forgettable in the long run.
Ralph Breaks the Internet proves to be better than its predecessor with an emotional storyline, excellent character development, and gorgeous animation.
The Grinch offers terrific animation and a great voice cast, but rehashes the same story and does not offer anything fresh and new to the table.
Bohemian Rhapsody manages to have just enough thrill and energy with a charismatic performance from Malek to make up for some of its flaws.
Halloween is a much welcomed sequel that has genuinely chilling moments, an amazing performance by Jamie Lee Curtis, and intriguing characters.
A film with raw performances and a gripping story even if some of its pacing is too slow.
Venom is an extremely forgettable film with under-developed characters, cringe-worthy dialogue, and a story that severely lacks in many regards.
Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born is an enthralling film that boasts beautifully written music, and contains a gritty story propelled by amazing performances.
Eighth Grade delivers a remarkable lead performance from Elsie Fisher, and one of the most realistic coming-of-age stories in years.