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The Hitman's Bodyguard

The Hitman's Bodyguard is an ugly, repetitive, and nihilistic piece of supposed entertainment.


Logan Lucky

[T]he film is tightly constructed in its plotting, while also being loose enough in its focus to appreciate what clever and relatable characters it possesses.


Ingrid Goes West

Ingrid Goes West ... is an incisive satire of online obsession that falls short in one, vital regard: clarity of purpose.


Good Time

Good Time might be a secret morality test for its audience.


Patti Cake$

[W]riter/director Geremy Jasper (making his feature film debut) has made a warm, sympathetic film about outcasts...


The Trip to Spain

The previous entries suffered from a feeling of repetition as Steve and Rob passive-aggressively undermine each other, and this one is no exception to that trend.


In This Corner of the World

The film is somehow both comfortable and disquieting—haunting but hopeful—in its depiction of ordinary lives trapped in an unseen march toward a terrible event.


From the Land of the Moon

The mistakes of From the Land of the Moon are wide-ranging, but they all start with a character who's not worth our time.


Shot Caller

[T]he entire dynamic of the character's story [changes] in a way that is ... far too conventional...


Santoalla

[A]t no point do [directors Andrew] Becker and [Daniel] Mehrer convince us that there's any legitimate mystery to be found here.


Annabelle: Creation

This isn't a film about the jump-out-at-you scares. It's one that keeps us thinking that something could jump out at us at any given moment.


The Glass Castle

What should we think of the father in The Glass Castle? The film doesn't seem sure, and that is, perhaps, the right way to approach this material...

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