The fifth movie sticks to the formula and delivers the third-most entertaining entry into the series, which is probably about the best one can hope for at this stage of its existence.

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2017-05-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Violence, Drugs)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Seth Gordon
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, ...

This waterlogged product is an example of lazy writing and direction with a vague hope that perhaps the involvement of The Rock will attract viewers.

Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2017-05-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Horror
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, ...

"Alien: Covenant" has enough of what made Alien great to deliver two hours of big-budget sci-fi/horror entertainment.

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Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2017-05-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama
Director: Stella Meghie
Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reugera, Taylor Hickson, Danube R. Hermosillo

As YA romances go – and there are plenty to choose from – this is a lesser option.

This is the Origin of King Arthur According to Guy Ritchie and, if nothing else, it’s kinetic and attention-grabbing.

"Snatched" is a little like an Amy Schumer stand-up routine: sometimes edgy, occasionally hilarious, and lessened by the bits that fall flat.

Marvel’s mainline superheroes may have fallen into a rut but that ailment hasn’t afflicted this group of mismatched misfits.

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2017-04-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: James Ponsoldt
Cast: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Karen Gillan, Bill Paxton, Glenne Headly, Patton Oswalt, Ellar Coltrane

Has difficulty wedding its collage of ideas with a compelling narrative.

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2017-04-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Ben Wheatley
Cast: Armie Hammer, Sharlto Copley, Cillian Murphy, Brie Larson, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Jack Reynor, Noah Taylor, Babou Ceesay

A superior alternative to the big-name, bloated action films hogging the largest screens in most multiplexes.

With too much material to fit into a 141-minute movie, there are times when the approach feels superficial.