Cruise is infinitely marketable and in his wheelhouse as the violent detective in the background of these media-enthralled cases.
Texas Chainsaw will eventually reveal its goal: Humanizing Leatherface
So much of the film is unrelentingly vile and sadistic as to be wholly unappealing.
This is too often fan service and less of a film for it, over eager like an excited child.
That is what we have the medium for, a visual platform of expression that can exist on an existential plane or one based on reality.
Creativity is on display, and the film is quite beautiful, but it smacks of tired scripting that follows a direct path into the arms of cliches.
The film invalidates everything that came before it, as if Twilight ever had anything to offer in the first place.
Jay was a real person who inspired countless others, yet here is saddled with mid-tier dramatic impact of little consequence.
Peter Pan is a story about staying young and never growing up, sort of like those people who sit at home reviewing Blu-rays.
Frankenweenie takes some challenging swings at the kids, asking them to handle heavy material between all of the laughs.
Whatever fun the film is having fails to have a trickle down effect to the audience.
The film turns its brain off so you can do the same to yours.