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Run Time: 1:45
U.S. Release Date: 2019-02-01
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Cristina Rodlo, ...

Although the lead character’s arc is troubled and conflicted, the ending makes her seem more like a superhero than the material warrants.

Run Time: 1:34
U.S. Release Date: 2019-01-18
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Extreme Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Vicky Jewson
Cast: Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nelisse, Indira Varma

Disposable action entertainment – a throw-away title that’s not bad enough to turn off but not good enough to seek out.

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Travis Knight
Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, ...

A well-paced science fiction action thriller with elements of drama, whimsy, and a strong inter-species buddy movie element.

Run Time: 2:23
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: James Wan
Cast: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, ...

Devoid of complex plotting, comprehensive world-building, and narrative twists, "Aquaman" seems strangely out-of-step with where the genre is going.

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: David Leitch
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Fred Savage, Josh Brolin, ...

As an alternative version of "Deadpool 2", "Once Upon a Deadpool" is more unfortunate than bad.

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2018-11-21
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Drama/Action
Director: Steven Caple Jr.
Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, ...

Mired in clichés with a narrative constrained by a bland and generic structure.

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, ...

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

Run Time: 1:44
U.S. Release Date: 2018-09-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Scott Mann
Cast: Dave Bautista, Ray Stevenson, Pierce Brosnan, ...

A fully disengaged brain is probably the key to enjoyment. Even basic logic engenders a recognition of how truly stupid this screenplay is.

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-12-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Shane Black
Cast: Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Trevante Rhodes, ...

Exemplifies the lackluster result of exhuming played-out franchises that are better left buried.

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2018-08-31
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: Jonathan Baker, Josh Baker
Cast: Myles Truitt, Jack Raynor, Zoe Kravitz, ...

At times dull and plodding and at other times cartoonishly silly, "Kin" rarely works and, when it does, it’s often for the wrong reasons.