Director John Carney infuses the familiar framework of the “coming of age” story with songs and whimsy and a touch of romance.
Its challenging content and well-crafted visuals more than counterbalance any narrative unevenness.
In "Silence", moments of brilliance punctuate an otherwise sluggish, self-indulgent narrative.
An ephemeral pleasure but a pleasure nonetheless.
"Snowden" could have been an important film. Sadly, unlike its subject, it’s unremarkable and easily forgotten.
Although not an Oscar-worthy endeavor, "Sully" proves to be by turns engaging, exhilarating, and nail-biting.
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.
"Star Trek Beyond" is a Star Trek movie, although not an especially good one.
An entertaining but inconsequential animated movie with a strong "Toy Story" influence.