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Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

By the third movie in any kid vid franchise, you’re likely to be more The Land Before Time than Toy Story. Yet, DreamWorks’ delightful Kung Fu Panda series Read More

The 5th Wave

The 5th Wave

The title says it all. After the success of Twilight and The Hunger Games–and the failure of film after film trying to capture the same YA Read More

The Boy

The Boy

It sounds like an incredibly creepy concept. An American nanny (Lauren Cohan, of The Walking Dead fame), moves to rural England to look after the boy Read More

The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur

For years now, the “P” in Pixar stood for perfect. Each one of its films, including the frequently dismissed A Bug’s Life, showed a studio that was Read More

Spectre

Spectre

Purists are going to hate Spectre. It messes with the James Bond mythos is such significant, post-millennial ways that it is bound to make those who’ve Read More

The Peanuts Movie

The Peanuts Movie

Is there was a near perfect between baby boomer nostalgia and new era kiddy appreciation, The Peanuts Movie may be it. It tells a tale familiar Read More

The Last Witch Hunter

The Last Witch Hunter

The title alone suggest something spectacular, and we’ve been down this path before with both a certain teen vampire slayer and a collection of comic ghost Read More

Jem and the Holograms

Jem and the Holograms

She’s truly outrageous. She’s an ’80s icon who turned many a little girl (and the occasional boy) into a self-loving example of overcoming obstacles and believing Read More

Crimson Peak

Crimson Peak

Are you a fan of Dark Shadows? No, not the Johnny Depp disaster from a few years back, but the original ABC soap opera from the Read More

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Goosebumps is the kind of kid’s movie they just don’t make anymore. Parents are too overly protective of their children to let them experience the giddy Read More

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs is the perfect film for the people who made it. Oscar winning director Danny Boyle loves dreamers and people who think big. His films Read More

Pan

Pan

Pan‘s problems all stem from one undeniable reality — the rest of the world loves this kind of cloying eye candy a whole lot more than Read More

The Martian

The Martian

We critics love to throw around the cliched review adage “the thinking man’s (blank)” as a means of differentiating between pure entertainment and something with a Read More

Hotel Transylvania 2

Hotel Transylvania 2

The misunderstood monsters of Hotel Transylvania are back — though it’s not like anyone was really asking for a return. But after the international box office Read More

The Green Inferno

The Green Inferno

The Green Inferno is actually two movies. It’s two distinct ideas that don’t mesh well together, and as a result, detract from each other’s potential. One Read More

Black Mass

Black Mass

If Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton were not present, if their roles had been cast with actors of lesser stature, ability, and charisma, Black Mass would Read More