Zellweger inhabits Garland so fully that we quickly forget that there’s just an actor behind the makeup.
Returning director Andy Muschietti draws every ounce of stress out of every nail-biting sequence.
Picks itself up from a trash heap of clichés and ill-conceived casting to overcome its flawed foundation.
There’s just one major problem with the whole affair: it’s morbid.
Mixes high school romance and ho-hum heroics for a movie that’s still fun but leaves you wanting something better.
A summer feel-good romantic comedy that reminds you that love and music are essential to life every day.
Takes a stab at rebooting the horror franchise, but it misses the mark and only leaves flesh wounds in its feeble attempt.
The fourth installment of this venerable franchise returns with a surprisingly touching tale.
Comes off as lifeless and perfunctory despite two strong casting choices and a taste of the franchise’s comedy.
Feels like a stand-alone story with little connection to the franchise other than some of the actors/characters and a country that still doesn’t trust mutants.
Starts off with a dramatic opening scene that’s vintage Elton, but soon bogs down under the weight of an unmistakable identity crisis.