Alicia Vikander in "Tomb Raider"

Only rarely could such baseline mediocrity be something to be celebrated, but that’s the state of the video game movie genre.

The star of "Benji"

The mixture of pity and hope that moviegoers experience simply is not enough to sustain attention-spans for the duration of the film.

"I Can Only Imagine"

“I Can Only Imagine” is designed to be appealing to people who have fond memories and a love of Millard and his band’s famous song. But for everyone else, the film will probably just be a bore.

"Take Your Pills"

“Take Your Pills” creates a sometimes chilling — all-the-time intriguing — depiction of how Adderall may be changing the concept of modern human performance.

Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy in "Thoroughbreds"

Apart from the penultimate scene, it isn’t worth the watch.

Eddie Redmayne in "Fantastic Beasts"

The one thing you won’t find much of in this trailer is the titular villain, Grindelwald.

Entertainment Column

College kids like to play video games, but what a lot of college kids like to do more than play video games is play old video games.


“Rudderless” is a film that will draw audience members under with sorrow, while still managing to entrance them with the marvelous and curative powers of music.

Jennifer Lawrence in "Red Sparrow"

“Red Sparrow” probably aimed to be something akin to the Bond films, but the ultimate presentation was more of a disappointing, melodramatic “ugly step-sister” to a legitimate spy movie.

Michael Stuhlbarg in "Call Me By Your Name"

Remember the name Michael Stuhlbarg.