Review: THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD, An Incoherent, Unfunny Action-Comedy

If there was an Academy Award for Best Skincare Routine And/Or Genetics (All Ages Category), Salma Hayek undoubtedly would take the award going away. There isn't, unfortunately. Hayek, though, is practically flawless every time she makes a welcome appearance in...

Review: AWAKE, An Insomniac's Worst Nightmare to the Nth Power

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez and Ariana Greenblatt star in a sci-fi thriller, directed by Mark Raso, debuting on Netflix.

Review: SWEET TOOTH, Fairy Tale Dystopia Delivers on Its Post-Apocalyptic Promises

We might be closer to the end than the beginning of a global pandemic, but that won’t stop the steady stream of post-apocalyptic stories set in post-pandemic worlds like Sweet Tooth, a better-than-good, possibly great comic book panel to streaming...

Review: FLASHBACK, Aka, 2021: A Space-Time Odyssey

Dylan O'Brien, Maika Monroe and Amanda Brugel star in a dramatic thriller, written and directed by Christopher MacBride.

Review: THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT, A Floundering Franchise Missing the Wan Touch

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprise their roles in the horror thriller series, directed by Michael Chaves, in theaters and also streaming on HBO Max.

Review: A QUIET PLACE PART II, More of the Same and Different Too

Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Cillian Murphy star in a horror-thriller, written and directed by John Krasinski.

Review: THE DRY, Small Bushfires Everywhere

Eric Bana stars in a crime drama, directed by Robert Connolly.

Review: THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD, Angelina Jolie, Eternal Movie Star

Angelina Jolie stars in an action-thriller, directed by Taylor Sheridan, now in theaters and streaming on HBO Max in the U.S.

Review: THE DJINN, A Boy and His Genie

Ezra Dewey, Rob Brownstein and Tevy Poe star in the horror thriller, directed by David Charbonier and Justin Powell.

Review: SPIRAL, Saw Series Returns, Bores With a Middling Entry

Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson star in the horror thriller, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.

Review: JUPITER'S LEGACY, Every Superhero Wants To Rule The World

Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels and Leslie Bibb star in the action-adventure series, now streaming on Netflix.

Review: THE VIRTUOSO, An Empty Exercise in Faux-Noir

Anthony Hopkins, Abbie Cornish and Diora Baird star in an action-crime thriller, directed by Nick Stagliano.

Review: THINGS HEARD AND SEEN, A Failure As Domestic Drama and Supernatural Thriller

Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s (The Extra Man, The Nanny Diaries, American Splendor) no-thrills, no-chills, ultimately shrug-worthy adaptation of Elizabeth Brundage’s 2016 well-regarded, literary novel, Things Heard & Seen, works hard to turn tired, overused tropes into a compelling,...

Review: WITHOUT REMORSE, Michael B. Jordan Gets an Action Franchise To Call His Own

In Hollywood, a performer’s longevity is directly proportional to their connection to a long-running series or franchise (the more, the better), an immutable fact Michael B. Jordan, an actor with Oscar-worthy talent, has known for quite a while, hitching his...

Review: SHADOW AND BONE, the Next Great YA Adaptation Has Arrived

Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes and Archie Renaux star in the dramatic action-fantasy, now streaming on Netflix.

Review: MORTAL KOMBAT, Reborn Franchise Delivers Fan-Friendly Fatalities, Gore, and Thrills

Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee and Josh Lawson star in an action-adventure for adults, directed by Simon McQuoid, now in theaters worldwide and streaming on HBO Max.

Review: THE BANISHING, Period Supernatural Horror Delivers Slow-Burn Chills

There’s an intriguing moment in director Christopher Smith’s (Black Death, Triangle, Severance, Creep) latest contribution to the supernatural horror sub-genre, The Banishing: Harry Price (Sean Harris, committed in every sense of the word), a seedy, small-town occultist with a bad...

Review: THE ROOKIES, Absurdist Action-Comedy Confounds, Disappoints, Underuses Star

“Truth in advertising” awards are few and far between. Assuming someone somewhere is still giving out “truth in advertising” awards, The Rookies (Su ren te gong), an international co-production co-written and directed by Alan Yuen (Monster Hunt, Firestorm, New Police...

Review: IN THE EARTH, Provocative, Disturbing Horror

Ben Wheatley wrote and directed; Joel Fry, Reece Shearsmith and Hayley Squires star in a horror-thriller that opens in theaters on April 16.

Review: THE NEVERS, Don't Call It a Comeback, They've Been Here For Years

Joss Whedon’s (Avengers, Firefly, Angel, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) banishment from public life has been as swift as it has been brutal. By all accounts, Whedon’s fall from professional grace was well-deserved. After the box-office failure and critical drubbing of...