"American Made" is breezy and fun and makes its points without subjecting the viewer to a browbeating.
"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.
Brash, energetic, and exhilarating, any points it loses because of a lack of originality are gained back as a result of Theron’s dedication.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-08-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Horror
Director: Ridley Scott
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Callie Hernandez, Amy Siemetz
"Alien: Covenant" has enough of what made Alien great to deliver two hours of big-budget sci-fi/horror entertainment.
Its greater ambitions don’t make it a better movie - just a longer and more pretentious one.