U.S. Release Date: 2017-04-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Drama
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Austin Stowell, Tim Blake Nelson, Dan Stevens
Deserves to be seen for all that’s good and original about it and for the distinctive way it uses monster movies and monster movie conventions.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-12-16
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Adult Themes)
Director: David Frankel
Cast: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Pena, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley, Jacob Latimore
Unable to generate an honest emotional response, the filmmakers resort to cheap trickery and heart-string rending music.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-07-22
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Director: Matt Ross
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Kathryn Hahn, Steve Zahn, Frank Langella, Ann Dowd, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso, Nicholas Hamilton, Shree Crooks, Charlie Shotwell
Director/writer Matt Ross offers moments of genuine power and pathos that make it easy to forgive the missteps.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity)
Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Aaron Paul
Just because a movie uses the word “intelligence” doesn’t mean it has any.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-06-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Intense Horror)
Director: James Wan
Cast: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O’Connor, Lauren Esposito, Benjamin Haigh, Patrick McAuley, Simon McBurney, Franka Potente
"The Conjuring 2" proves that, with a sufficient investment of time and energy, sequels don’t have to be unsatisfying cash-grabs.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-05-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, William Hurt, Martin Freeman, Daniel Bruhl, Emily VanCamp
Those who attend this movie expecting to see a superhero smack-down won’t be disappointed, but anyone partial to Captain America’s saga may feel shortchanged.
U.S. Release Date: 2016-04-15
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Thriller
Director: Ariel Vromen
Cast: Kevin Costner, Gal Gadot, Gary Oldman, Jordi Molla, Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones, Michael Pitt, Antje Traue
As a race-against-time, Jason Bourne-inspired adrenaline cocktail, "Criminal" offers a couple of hours of popcorn-munching entertainment.