Ocean’s 8 has a talented cast, unfortunately its fierce female ensemble can’t overcome a lifeless script and a dull director as they get trapped in a hacky imitation of Soderbergh’s remake.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a tired, contrived and strenuous imitation of the original that whatever new ideas it comes up with is buried underneath grand scale mediocrity, ludicrous plot and stale chemistry.
Fahrenheit 451 is a dull simplified husk of its source material, sinking underneath one characters, lackluster dystopia, and generic storytelling.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is a serviceable popcorn flick, but offers a forgettable lead in a superficial origins story that doesn’t provide a compelling reason why it needs to exist when there are better stories to be told in its universe.
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Love, Simon is weighed down by an unconvincing love story and the cliched predictability of its genre, but its earnest script endows this coming of age and coming out story with specificity and honesty that makes it a heartfelt teen rom com for LGBT youth.