“The Way Back” is a showcase for its leading man, with Affleck throwing raw emotion onto the screen. It’s a film that borders on greatness thanks to this inspired story and Affleck’s powerful performance.
The early months of any year often mean a slow start at the box office, but getting out of the dreary winter months means a new slew of potential box office hits is coming.
In “The Invisible Man,” writer-director Leigh Whannell has crafted a smart, satisfying and flat-out terrifying modern twist on H.G. Wells’ classic tale.
“The Call of the Wild” is a film aimed to entertain children, and it will accomplish its goal just fine. But for the parents stuck accompanying their kids to the theater, there isn’t much to enjoy.
While the story doesn’t do anything to reinvent the wheel, it’s still everything you could ask for from the first ever live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film. Sonic is beautifully brought to life with the rejuvenated effects and the film does enough to entertain and engage both children and adults.
Harley Quinn has returned, and this time there’s no tacky Joker or sloppy writing to hold her back. In “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn,” DC has righted its wrongs and paved the way for an utterly fantabulous future.
Well… it’s January, folks. That means it’s time to struggle through a slew of mediocre movies until the exciting ones show up, and director William Eubank’s “Underwater” is here to get things started.
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With the 2010s coming to a close, Inside The Film Room is awarding End of the Decade Awards to the very best elements of film and entertainment over the past 10 years. Today, Johnny Sobczak is handing out the award for Director of the Decade.
Despite being overwhelmed by two films worth of exposition and plot condensed into one, “The Rise of Skywalker” provides enough satisfying moments to pass as an acceptable finale to the Skywalker Saga. It’s sure to be controversial, revealing rewritten answers to some of the franchise’s biggest questions, and perhaps raising more than it answers – but there’s enough fan service and nostalgia inside to make it work, as long as you don’t think too hard about what actually happens.
Each year, a handful of newcomers step into the spotlight and truly blow audiences away. Whether it’s on the big screen, in a Netflix series, or in some cases, maybe even both, these rising stars quickly cement themselves as some of the best in the business.
Just like the video game at its core, “Jumanji: The Next Level,” is even more expansive, entertaining and ridiculous this time around.
The biggest problem facing “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” comes when Hanks is offscreen. During his limited time, he’s absolutely magnetic, but without him, things tend to drag.
In “Knives Out,” Johnson has crafted a brilliant, fast-paced comedy-thriller capable of perfectly modernizing the classic murder mystery.
When it comes to carrying on the tale of Anna and Elsa, “Frozen II” is fine, however, it does so in a way that’s devoid of any of the heart or purpose that made audiences fall for the story in the first place.