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Under Lester’s aegis, "Superman III" loses its identity, never emerging as a true superhero adventure or a full-blown parody.

Run Time: 2:12
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-11-30
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence)
Genre: Action/Fantasy
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Cast: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Meng’er Zhang, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Fala Chen, Ben Kingsley, Benedict Wong, Florian Munteanu

For the most part, this movie features a different way of doing things even if it eventually loses some of that originality in order to conform to the comic book aesthetic.

From a pure entertainment perspective, "The Suicide Squad" is one of the most entertaining comic book movies in recent years.

Feels more like a two-hour commercial for the entire Warner Brothers catalog and a means of stroking LeBron James' ego.

Run Time: 1:27
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-08-31
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Elaine Bogan, Ennio Torresan
Cast: Isabela Merced, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marsai Martin, McKenna Grace, Julianne Moore, Walton Goggins, Eiza Gonzalez, Andre Braugher

As generic, made-for-quick-consumption animated productions go, there’s nothing especially bad about "Spirit Untamed." Unfortunately, there’s nothing especially good, either.

Run Time: 1:33
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-07-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Darren Lynn Bousman
Cast: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols

The "plot" is just an excuse to present long, lovingly-filmed instances of sadism and torture.

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Release Date: 2021-04-23
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Documentary
Director: Marily Agrelo
Cast: Joan Ganz Cooney, Jon Stone, Jim Henson, Joe Raposo, Norman Stiles

By employing nostalgia but not relying exclusively on its effects, the filmmakers are able to tell the story of how the TV program "Sesame Street" started.

Run Time: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 1983-10-23
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: 1:40
U.S. Release Date: 2020-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Pete Docter
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House, Alice Braga, Richard Ayoade, Phylicia Rashad, Angela Bassett

This movie seeks to expand the mind and touch the heart without much concern about how many toys it will sell or whether there’s sequel potential.

Run Time: 2:00
U.S. Release Date: 2020-12-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Darius Marder
Cast: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Mathieu Amalric

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.