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‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Is More Whimper Than Roar

‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Is More Whimper Than Roar

Calling the plot of Godzilla: King of the Monsters stale would be an insult to the fossilized potato chips hiding between your sofa cushions.

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Satisfies on Every Level

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Satisfies on Every Level

Big budget action filmmaking doesn't get much better than the Russo Brothers' Avengers: Endgame.

Is Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt Ready to Let It Go? ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

Is Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt Ready to Let It Go? ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

Hasn't Ethan Hunt saved the world enough to earn a lifetime of couch surfing?

‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ Is a Lean, Mean, and Troublesome Thriller

‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ Is a Lean, Mean, and Troublesome Thriller

Stefano Sollima's hyper-violent thriller is a manly movie about hard men doing hard things.

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Is Fun But Fails to Remedy Marvel’s Most Egregious Convention

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Is Fun But Fails to Remedy Marvel’s Most Egregious Convention

Paul Rudd is at the top of his game in Ant-Man and the Wasp, but Evangeline Lilly isn't given an equal platform, despite what the title suggests.

Marvel Wisely Goes Small with ‘Ant-Man and Wasp’

Marvel Wisely Goes Small with ‘Ant-Man and Wasp’

Peyton Reed's campy follow-up to the epic Avengers: Infinity War serves as a welcome breather from saving the world.

‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Is a Downer

‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Is a Downer

By the time Steven S. DeKnight's monster v. robot slugfest starts to get fun, it's too late to forget all the boredom that preceded it.

Defining Spiritual Sequel in ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’

Defining Spiritual Sequel in ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’

The powerful timing of Richard Linklater’s take on '80s competitiveness in Everybody Wants Some!!

‘Flint and Silver’ Is a Swashbuckling Prequel to Treasure Island

The Widows of Eastwick by John Updike