On a purely visual level, "Valerian" is a top contender, but as a complete motion picture experience, it falls considerably short.
An ensemble of solid performances with some affecting moments is ultimately undone by a storyline that treads too-common ground for American indie films.
"The Midwife" has two things (and only two things) going for it: Catherine Frot and Catherine Deneuve.
This accomplished, exceptional piece of cinema delivers summer-scale spectacle.
This is a vital, original, and emotionally potent chapter to one of the longest-running movie series out there.
The film works primarily because of its big heart and ability to engage our emotions while not turning off our brains.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-10-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: Jon Watts
Cast: Tom Holland, Bokeem Woodbine, Laura Harrier, Jacob Batalon, Donald Glover, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Chris Evans
Although this "Homecoming" serves its purpose, it’s just a forgettable waystation on the MCU map, where all roads lead to "Infinity War".
An example of how even the most promising animated franchises can hit a wall if allowed to continue too long.
Despite having been feted at Cannes 2017, Coppola isn’t working at the level where she once toiled.