U.S. Release Date: 2017-09-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Cast: Taron Egerton, Bruce Greenwood, Edward Holcroft, Jeff Bridges, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Pedro Pascal, Julianne Moore, Hanna Alstrom, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, Elton John
Although there are individual moments that snap, crackle, and pop, the production as a whole is bloated and at times even a little tedious.
A 90-second toy commercial is generally innocuous but stretch it out to 90 minutes and it can be a challenge to endure.
When "Polina" works, it captivates. When it doesn’t, it’s sufficiently well-made to advance the story.
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At times it feels a little amateurish, especially in terms of its comedy, but there’s also a deep-rooted sense of sincerity.
The movie may be marketed to art house audiences but it has something to say to (and about) us all.
An inspirational story based on a true event with long-shot Oscar aspirations.
"American Assassin" is as generic an espionage thriller as you’re likely to find.
With "mother!", director Darren Aronofsky seems determined to baffle, infuriate, and divide his audience.
"Rebel in the Rye" falls into the trap that ensnares many a bio-pic: trying to present too broad a chronology in too limited a time.
There’s always a place for good acting, clever dialogue, and a sense of humor, even if the narrative teeters between incidental and irrelevant.