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Illustrates what happens when filmmakers take a moderately interesting premise and surround it with witless writing, cringe-inducing acting, stagnant action, humor-deprived comedy, and feckless drama.

Although it might seem odd to call a disaster film “low-key,” the label applies in this case.

What works as a sizzle reel totaling three minutes shows its inherent shallowness when expanded to nearly two hours.

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-03-25
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Ishiro Honda
Cast: Tadao Takashima, Keji Sahaka, Ichiro Arishama, Yu Fujiki, Mie Hama, Michael Keith

This titanic smackdown, the first of the kaiju cage matches, represents cheese at its ripest.

Never takes itself too seriously, delivers all the goods one expects from this sort of action-thriller, and doesn’t overstay its welcome.

The flaws of "Justice League" were rooted too deeply for even a complete reworking to solve them.

Run Time: 1:18
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-03-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Animated/Adventure
Director: Sam Liu
Cast: Bruce Greenwood, Jennifer Carpenter, Anthony Head, Scott Patterson, Kari Wuhrer

Untethered to Batman’s established continuity, this animated excursion allows the filmmakers to explore different facets of the familiar hero.

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2021-03-19
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Angus Wright, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley

A sometimes-riveting old-fashioned spy thriller that is occasionally reminiscent of the fictional works of John Le Carre and Len Deighton.

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-03-14
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Nudity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Documentary
Director: Chris Marker
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Although one could argue that the movie is loosely about memory and time, that would be ascribing order to a random series of stream-of-consciousness philosophical ramblings.

Run Time: 2:31
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-03-08
MPAA Rating: "NR"
Genre: Thriller
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Masayuki Mori, Kyoko Kagawa, Tatsuya Mihashi, Takashi Shimura, Ko Nishimura, Takeshi Kato, Kamatari Fujiwara, Chishu Ryu

A film noir critique of corruption in postwar Japanese business practices that uses elements of Shakespeare’s "Hamlet" to generate plot points.