With a paint-by-numbers storyline and lackluster villain, the chief pleasures come from Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, and David Harbour.
Represents a showcase for Aubrey Plaza, allowing viewers to see the breadth of her talent.
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.
Geraldine Viswanathan is the reason to see this by-the-numbers rom-com.
Silly, dumb, and completely nonsensical – exactly what one could reasonably expect from the movie and what the fans (given a choice) would demand.
A brand of exploitation that feels surprisingly fresh considering how many tropes it recycles.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-03-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Drugs, Sexual Content)
Director: Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy
Cast: Sophie Lowe, Morgan Saylor, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Margo Martindale, June Squibb, Marceline Hugot, Annette O’Toole, Will Brittain, Gayle Rankin
Relies on old-fashioned movie elements like atmosphere, character development, and narrative arc without needing crutches like fast editing, frenetic action sequences, and visual clutter.
With too little emphasis placed on and exploring the rich possibilities of the milieu, the movie turns into a ho-hum Vin Diesel action film.