U.S. Release Date: 2018-07-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Scenes of Peril)
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, McKenna Roberts, Byron Mann, Hannah Quinlivan, Chin Han, Noah Taylor, Pablo Schreiber, Roland Moller, Neve Campbell, Noah Cottrell
A simple story with lots of visual pizzazz and little in the way of complexity or intelligence is a great way to lure viewers of all nationalities into theaters.
This superficial and lightweight approach might make for adequate TV viewing but it functions more as a clumsy tease than a satisfying motion picture.
The prioritization of highlighting moments of "Star Wars" lore over telling a compelling story makes "Solo" feel overlong and anticlimactic.
This more-dumb-than-funny stoner comedy has its moments, although not nearly enough of them.
What happens when a promising premise is betrayed by a dumbed-down, hackneyed screenplay.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-08-05
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: David Ayer
Cast: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Cara Delevigne, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Karen Fukuhara, Ben Affleck
Gets props for kinetic energy and a couple of bravura performances but pretty much everything else is either mediocre or substandard.
U.S. Release Date: 1983-05-25
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence)
Genre: Science Fiction/Adventure
Director: Richard Marquand
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Frank Oz (voice), Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones (voice)
A case can be made that "Return of the Jedi" is the worst installment of the entire Lucas-helmed "Star Wars" series.
More like an unnecessary retread than an organic extension of the original.
A remake of "Earthquake"? An orgy for disaster porn devotees? Or both?
Spare Parts tries too hard to be a based-on-a-true...