Shazam is a disposable superhero popcorn flick weighed down by DC’s identity crisis, underwritten characters, and disjointed script.
The live-action remake of Dumbo is a cash grab about run-the-mill human greed, transforming a charming tale of a flying elephant into a hollow spectacle and a dark parable about its corporate overseer.
Close is a tediously predictable and dull action thriller whose only redeeming quality is weighed down by a low production value and dead-on-arrival script.
Blessed with a director capable of combining political allegories with popcorn thrills, Us is an entertaining blend of horror and comedy about duality with story-driven visuals and great performances.
Thanks to an intelligent and layered script, Burning is an engrossing film that starts as a minimalistic character study and transforms into a thought-provoking thriller with grand statements about class, poverty, and toxic masculinity.
Captain Marvel is a faux-feminist bare minimum MCU entry that’s nowhere near as awesome as the trailers promise it to be with a box-standard origins story, lackluster plot, perfunctory action scenes, missing visual style, and patina of social importance.