Unlike so many of the bloated, disappointing entries into the 2016 big budget sweepstakes, this is good escapist entertainment.

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-01
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance, Penelope Wilton, ...

Unlikely to excite the imagination (or the box office) in the way many of Spielberg’s classics have.

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-01
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: James DeMonaco
Cast: Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, ...

Follows the mandate of delivering more of the same to keep the franchise going and attempts to expand the canvas aren’t successful.

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This is a clear example of a story being thrown together to serve the special effects, not the other way around.

Beneath the pulsating music and strobe-lit fluorescent visuals, this is as pernicious and invidious a motion picture as one is likely to discover in a multiplex

Run Time: 1:26
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller/Adventure
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Cast: Blake Lively

It’s a disappointment when a film ends on a sour note if it’s the only part of the experience that doesn’t work.

Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Aaron Paul

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

"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.

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

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