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Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Adam McKay
Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill, Eddie Marsan, Lily Rabe, Tyler Perry

There’s nothing surprising or especially interesting - anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of politics will find the terrain familiar and a little stale.

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-07
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Violence, Disturbing Images)
Genre: Drama
Director: Brady Corbet
Cast: Natalie Portman, Raffey Cassidy, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle, Stacy Martin

A dead-on portrait of a lost soul who may never quite find herself but who makes an uneasy peace with what the world has made of her.

Run Time: 1:38
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-12-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Cast: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate

To the extent that "Venom" works, it’s as a comedy not an action/adventure superhero film.

Run Time: 1:35
U.S. Release Date: 2018-06-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Adult Themes, Drugs)
Genre: Drama
Director: Salia Kariat
Cast: Alyy Khan, Suchitra Pillai, Agneeta Thacker, Salma Khan, Jake T. Austin

With solid performances and a sensitive screenplay, "The Valley" offers a window overlooking a heartbreakingly common situation whose signs remain elusive.

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2015-06-15
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Javier Fuentes-Leon
Cast: Salvador del Solar, Lucho Caceres, Vanessa Saba, Angie Cepeda

The film’s nihilistic last act will leave some viewers cold but, from a pure storytelling perspective, the movie engages throughout.

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2017-09-29
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Adult Themes)
Genre: Drama
Director: Stephen Frears
Cast: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar

Frears hasn’t just made an historical recreation; he has made a movie containing a message with universal implications.

Run Time: 2:17
U.S. Release Date: 2017-07-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction
Director: Luc Besson
Cast: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna, Ethan Hawke

On a purely visual level, "Valerian" is a top contender, but as a complete motion picture experience, it falls considerably short.

Run Time: 1:49
U.S. Release Date: 2015-11-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Horror
Director: Paul McGuigan
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Andrew Scott, Jessica Brown Findlay, Freddie Fox

Screenwriter Max Landis has reduced Mary Shelly’s cautionary tale to a bad comic book, bereft of soul and intelligence.

Writer/director M. Night Shyamalan is his own worst enemy in the choices he makes bringing "The Visit" to the screen.

As with all episodic comedies, this one is hit-and-miss but there are enough "hits" to keep most viewers entertained.