Director Kormákur seems to have a knack for draining all of the energy out of life’s most epic stories.
This unquestionably fun film would have been so much better with a shift in focus to generate Lando Calrissian: A Star Wars Story.
Delivers the goods as an irreverently hilarious and literally side-splitting comedy.
This doomed liner not only makes it to port, but entertains us even as we’re predicting its nearly-certain demise.
Reitman taps into the same invigorating emotional reservoir as his brilliant 2007 film Juno.
Feels like a never-ending supply of sweet moments with a better plot probably saved for its sequel.
Makes us wish that all of the characters would end up dead in a grand Darwinian gesture of goodwill.
The Rock pulls off the truly impossible by salvaging this wreck from the surrounding rubble.
A slow burn of political chess across a white-hot board where every move comes from the shadows.
This creative and often intense film serves up captivating novelty through surprising, deafening silence.
Hits upon familiar themes and dresses them up in splashy visuals for an ambitious but ordinary adventure.