In the universality of its message and the lucidity with which it is presented, "The Battle of Algiers" shows its true power.
The film has stood the test of time remarkably well, seemingly as fresh and relevant today as when it was first released.
By adding cumbersome elements to the narrative, it ultimately detracts from the core human story.
What saves "Bohemian Rhapsody" from being an historically inaccurate train wreck is the strength of the musical sequences, which are electric.
Reports about what goes on behind the closed doors of Conversion Therapy camps have been in the press for years and the film’s vivid presentation engages the viewer on a visceral level.
A well-paced science fiction action thriller with elements of drama, whimsy, and a strong inter-species buddy movie element.
McCarthy plays it straight, allowing her talent as an actress – often hidden under the dreck for which she draws big paychecks – to shine through.
A kluge of bad science and worse science fiction clichés, it tries to be atmospheric and scary but succeeds only at being frustrating and tedious.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-03-05
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Steven Caple Jr.
Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Florian Munteanu, Russell Hornsby, Phylicia Rashad, Brigitte Nielsen
Mired in clichés with a narrative constrained by a bland and generic structure.
Does an excellent job assembling pieces and preparing viewers for the larger picture but disappoints in its ability to tell a stand-alone story.