Blatantly manipulative, wildly inconsistent, and lacking much in the way of any point, A Dog’s Purpose is a bad pup.
B&B is a gay drama thriller that’s weirdly self-loathing about its homosexuality, dramatically inert, and lacking much in the way of thrills.
It may not fully work for everybody, but Neruda is an inventive and very entertaining approach to the mythmaking biopic.
At best, Smurfs: The Lost Village is passably diverting entertainment. At worst, it’s about a decade out of date.
At its best moments, Gleason provides a painfully intimate view into the lives of those living with ALS.
Free Fire is near-as-dammit the best possible version of the deliberately low-key movie that it’s aiming to be.
The Great Wall is, whilst not a bad film by any metric, a vastly more interesting film to unpack than it is to actually watch.
Intentionally quiet and slight arguably to a fault, Certain Women nonetheless is not without its charms.
John Wick: Chapter 2 is the kind of sequel that gives you more of everything from the original, sometimes to its detriment but mostly as a positive.
The most interesting thing about Fifty Shades Darker is how mercenary the whole film is.