The interminable setup and unfocused ending bookend an otherwise engaging experience.
Despite being sold and marketed as a thriller, the most interesting aspects of "Shot Caller" are the dramatic ones.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-10-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: Jon Watts
Cast: Tom Holland, Bokeem Woodbine, Laura Harrier, Jacob Batalon, Donald Glover, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton, Chris Evans
Although this "Homecoming" serves its purpose, it’s just a forgettable waystation on the MCU map, where all roads lead to "Infinity War".
The film’s structure is suspect and its ability to develop a bond between the viewer and the characters is strained.
"Snowden" could have been an important film. Sadly, unlike its subject, it’s unremarkable and easily forgotten.
"Star Trek Beyond" is a Star Trek movie, although not an especially good one.
From a historical perspective, "Suffragette" is riddled with inaccuracies, but that's less of a problem than its questionable dramatic arc.
A 2015 re-visitation of the 1999 "Star Wars" movie, "The Phantom Menace." Not an attempt to expunge the original review but a new look at the oft-reviled film from a different perspective.
Disposable entertainment best investigated when it makes its way to a home viewing option.