No matter your political stance, “Just Mercy” makes a powerful argument against the death penalty.
When it comes to comedies, it’s never a good sign when the blooper reel at the end of the credits is the highlight of the film.
Why praise a movie that panders, with a symbolic pat on the head, to the audience it is supposed to empower?
Familial dysfunction hits its peak in “The Glass Castle,” a sprawling tale of growing up poverty-stricken in the rural West Virginia mountains.
Wheatley does bring some heavy ammunition, but his film fails to measure up as either an action tour de force, genre thriller, or a commentary on gun culture.
All of this dazzling spectacle serves as a flashy distraction from the thin story and flat acting, but this is a wildly entertaining movie that breathes life into the Kong franchise.