Contains all of the elements for a wonderful sequel yet wrecks them with some questionable decisions and a silly finale.
Attempts to walk a very fine line between campy and creepy, between reality and dystopia.
It’s too long where it should be shorter and too short where it should be longer.
Skillfully mixes playfulness and humanity for a touching look at motherhood.
This is one flat Ocean. That might make for smooth sailing, but not so smooth for a film.
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.
A farcical mixed bag that will work for some and land with a dull thud for others.