The Las Vegas set action/heist/horror hybrid balances solid character work, delightful gore and welcome brains.
Michael B. Jordan plays a merciless avenger to great effect in a fascinatingly anti-Tom-Clancy Tom Clancy adaptation.
LeSean Thomas’ historical fantasy anime is aurally and visually beautiful and possesses a boatload of cool fights, but its macro-scale story is vexingly overstuffed.
Jeremy Saulnier’s brutal thriller feels even more urgent and frightening now than it did upon release.
The ambitious-as-hell, occasionally lovely superhero epic comes with a whole lot of baggage.
The Russo brothers’ Avengers: Endgame follow-up wastes the potential of a grown-up Tom Holland, and tries way too hard.
Watching the first cut of Richard Kelly’s ultra-ambitious Donnie Darko follow-up is like riding a wave of mutilation.
Nick Sasso’s martial-artist-meets-pop-star romance is a hollow, muted, shabbily made affair.
The 2011 adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s hit novel does right by its investigators but drags out the story around them.
The unlikely science fiction franchise changes pace with a lean and mean action thriller filled with economically effective visuals.
The action superstar has a little fun in this affectionate tribute to old-school beat-’em-ups, with big colors and tongue-in-cheek humor galore.
Chan’s latest collaboration with Supercop director Stanley Tong is an airless bore.
Swayze’s thrill-seeking bank-robber is a magnetic blast to hang out with. And he’s a blinkered, reckless fool who does a massive amount of harm.
Patrick Schwarzenegger leads a strong cast in an unbalanced, uneven, sometimes striking crime story.
One of the great modern action filmmaking teams is back at it, ably aided by the inimitable Mario Van Peebles.
Sam Raimi and Sharon Stone’s quickdraw revenger is stylish and skillfully crafted.
Abel Ferrara serves up a moving, fun ode to a moviegoing experience we all miss, even if it ironically needs some focus.
Gareth Evans and Matt Flannery’s crime saga wields both clean, effective character work & horrific, thrilling action with equal aplomb.