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The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021)
Two and Half Stars

When the original Boss Baby film debuted in 2017, it received fairly middling reviews from…

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

When the topic of great sequels comes up, I’m always shocked that Hellboy II rarely…

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Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
Two and Half Stars

Space Jam: A New Legacy is actually the same legacy, just grafted onto a different superstar…

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Batman Returns (1992)

In Batman Returns, Tim Burton delivers the most audaciously eccentric blockbuster ever made.  After the mammoth…

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Black Widow (2021)

If the MCU’s cultural phenomenon were a swimming pool, then Black Widow requires a doggy paddle…

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The Tomorrow War (2021)

The Tomorrow War is a film of frustrating contrasts:  Its intriguing sci-fi premise gets squandered in…

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A Quiet Place Part II (2021)

Writer-director John Krasinski builds on and up, expanding his story without dampening the magic that made it good in the first place.

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F9: The Fast Saga (2021)
Two and Half Stars

These recent Fast and Furious movies don’t so much jump the shark as rocket over it and into the stratosphere, all while bedecked in a spangly outfit and a jetpack.

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The Misfits (2021)

It only took 125 years of moviemaking, but The Misfits has finally given us the cinematic equivalent of a wet willie. That might sound a smidge dramatic, but after 94 miserable minutes of this sweaty, obnoxious action bonanza, I wanted to scrub out both my ears with soap.

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Luca (2021)

It may not be great, but this film is definitely worth the stream. Luca is beautiful and never boring. Beyond that, I love how it deals with the notion of being different.

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