"American Assassin" is as generic an espionage thriller as you’re likely to find.
The lack of a clear direction and vision leads to something haphazard, sloppy, and not remotely viscerally compelling.
Its greater ambitions don’t make it a better movie - just a longer and more pretentious one.
Don’t bother venturing out to see the movie; stay home and play the game instead.
Despite a strong cast, gorgeous cinematography, and a suffocating sense of sexual tension, this movie takes far too long to get off the ground.
"Allegiant" exemplifies what happens when a book or movie exists solely for the purposes of placating fans and maintaining a revenue stream.
The movie is replete with bloody encounters, sly asides, and one-liners, but the tone is awkward and uneven.
It's hard to find a level on which "Aloha" works. It's a murky, muddled mess.
The movie takes a detour into Nicholas Sparks territory and never fully recovers.