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What the film fails to deliver in adrenaline, it makes up for with testosterone-flavored laughter.

With a dose of comedy, a dash of romance, and some CGI-heavy battles, the film accomplishes what it needs to do.

Run Time: 2:24
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-08-04
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Drama
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast: Shotaro Hanayagi, Kakuko Mori, Kokichi Takada, Gonjuro Kawarazaki

The characters feel real and their circumstances are less an attempt to manipulate a viewer’s emotions than to offer a commentary on the social and cultural standards of the day.

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-08-20
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Romance
Director: Ry Russo-Young
Cast: Yara Shahidi, Charles Melton, John Leguizamo

Although devoid of sophistication, the frothy love story may win over viewers who are predisposed to enjoy this sort of entertainment.

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-08-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (War Violence)
Genre: Drama
Director: Dome Karukoski
Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Derek Jacobi, Colm Meaney, Harry Gilby, Patrick Gibson, Anthony Boyle, Tom Glynn-Carney

More like the dramatization of an Encyclopedia Britannica entry than a fully rendered movie, "Tolkien" loses sight of the character.

A respectable afterthought sequel that is paradoxically welcome and unnecessary.

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-10-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Dev Patel, Radhika Apte, Jim Sarbh

An intriguing blend of globetrotting neo-noir and road trip plot elements, it often seems on the cusp of greatness without ever getting there.

Run Time: 1:56
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-09-24
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Romantic/Fantasy
Director: Danny Boyle
Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Joel Fry, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon, Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Alexander Arnold

Weaknesses aside, it’s a feel-good experience with more to recommend it than the obligatory nostalgia trip associated with half-century old songs.