Just because a movie uses the word “intelligence” doesn’t mean it has any.

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-17
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane
Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Idris Elba, Sloane Murray, ...

"Finding Dory" is enjoyable in its own right even if its powerful sense of déjà vu keeps it from approaching the pinnacle of the Disney/Pixar collaborations.

Run Time: 2:03
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-10
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Duncan Jones
Cast: Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, ...

As a commercial for the game, "Warcraft" works and maybe that’s the yardstick of success against which this film should be measured.

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Whether or not audiences pull a disappearing act, "Now You See Me 2" doesn’t bring magic back to the multiplex.

"The Conjuring 2" proves that, with a sufficient investment of time and energy, sequels don’t have to be unsatisfying cash-grabs.

It’s difficult to recommend something that, despite offering a few solid laughs, is instantly forgettable.

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-03
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content, Adult Themes)
Genre: Drama
Director: Thea Sharrock
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer, Charles Dance, Stephen Peacocke, Matthew Lewis, Jenna Coleman

Fans of the genre will be pleased, and everyone is advised to bring a package of Kleenexes to the theater.

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2016-05-27
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: James Bobin
Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Lindsay Duncan

The movie is frequently incomprehensible and, on those occasions when it makes sense, the viewer may wish it didn’t.

It should satisfy fans - both die-hard and casual - but there’s nothing special about this production and many will (rightly) see it as “just another comic book movie.”

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2016-05-20
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Clay Kaytis, Fergal Reilly
Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Peter Dinklage, Sean Penn

"The Angry Birds Movie" is like the game - an opportunistic attempt to “strike while the iron is hot” that’s devoid of elements that would give it an extended life.