Although sporadically amusing, it feels like a 20-minute short that was expanded to feature length to its considerable detriment.
Rewards lazy, inattentive viewing...another example of why chilling, thoughtful horror is an endangered species.
The adventure/survival aspectsare presented with workmanlike efficiency but the secondary story elements are at times cringe-worthy.
A mediocre remake of a mediocre original – not exactly must-see cinema. "Flatliners" is dead on arrival.
Disappointingly shallow and superficial, recreating events from an earlier era as the Hollywood of today would like them to be remembered.
A 90-second toy commercial is generally innocuous but stretch it out to 90 minutes and it can be a challenge to endure.
"American Assassin" is as generic an espionage thriller as you’re likely to find.
Whatever small pleasures it may offer are wiped out by the frustrating sense of incompleteness that accompanies the arrival of the end credits.
Undone by a litany of bad decisions and the underlying weakness of the core material.