Logan Lucky is a forgettable caper, but its entertaining enough to serve as comfort food for hungry Soderbergh fans and offers a serviceable summer movie for the rest.
Embrace of the Serpent is a poignant yet transportive cinematic experience that gives a voice to lost civilizations and an insightful dissection of colonialism in the Colombian Amazon, thanks to its gorgeous monochrome cinematography, heartfelt narrative, atmospheric sound design, and stunning set-pieces.
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Neither book fans nor new audiences will find anything past mediocre here – The Dark Tower is a supposedly surrealist western turned into a generic blockbuster hero story with tepid thrills, by-the-numbers RPG plot, and negligible characters.
Kiko Boksinger is a simple, bittersweet and charming crowdpleaser, thanks to a nuanced script that doesn’t resort to cheap melodrama and great performances from its cast.