Although "Belushi" doesn't provie new or groundbreaking information, it gets closer to bringing to life the late comedian, with all his demons, than any previous attempt.
As a piece of political satire, "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" is a hit-and-miss affair but, on those occasions when it draws blood, it does so with relish.
Ultimately feels like just another in a long line of disposable, unmemorable kid-in-danger PG-13 horror films, of which there are too many.
Kids will enjoy it and parents will be sufficiently diverted that they won’t be tempted to take a nap.
There are indications the filmmakers think they’re operating in the realm of satire but the movie gets lost in action/thriller territory that’s anything but thrilling.
Although the movie leaves a lot of stones unturned (both in the comedy and horror arenas), there’s enough spattered blood to satisfy fans.
An affecting story of a man’s conflicted relationship with family members who have bigger-than-life personalities.
Something of an old-fashioned courtroom melodrama, complete with impassioned speeches, a sneering prosecutor, an antagonistic judge, and a last-minute gotcha!
The second half, when the thriller elements kick into high gear, is considerably better than the dour, meandering first half.
This is either a tragedy or horror movie, depending on your point of view. Maybe, in truth, it’s both.
Revisits familiar themes and ideas from other, earlier films that were presented to far better effect the first time around.
Featuring a forceful central performance by Riz Ahmed, it achieves its life-affirming aim in such a way that it never feels cloying or preachy.