It’s cheesy in the way many older films are cheesy, but the strong sense of atmosphere helps to redeem some of the dated elements.
Although the film’s heart is in the right place, there are times when it misses the mark as a fully fleshed-out biography.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Director: David Leitch
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Fred Savage, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Zazie Beetz, Brianna Hildebrand, T.J. Miller, Karan Soni, Stefan Kapicic, Julian Dennison, Leslie Uggams
As an alternative version of "Deadpool 2", "Once Upon a Deadpool" is more unfortunate than bad.
With the exception of a few slow spots, this "Braveheart" quasi-sequel flows briskly and is one of the better “Netflix originals” the service has provided.
If there’s a reason to see the movie, it’s Redford, whose charismatic, mature presence argues that age has done nothing to diminish his ability to command the screen.
Mixes factual elements with a few “Hollywood touches” to provide a compelling thriller.
An alien invasion film that makes "Independence Day" look smart.
An offbeat and strangely engaging motion picture, "Once Upon a Time, Cinema" is worth a look for those with an interest in the history of Iranian cinema.
A poorly-designed heist leads to a surprisingly lackluster experience, unless you’re on hand primarily for the fun of seeing eight talented actresses interacting.
Invested in audiences buying these two as a mismatched couple but the lack of a connection between Faris and Derbez makes it an unwise venture.