A more mainstream sequel, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome lacks the nuance and action pedigree of its predecessors, if still delivering on '80s era fantasy.
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Hopped up on wartime ambition and bravery, Guns of Navarone immortalizes British heroism in a glossy, expensive production.
Defining an entire punk era, Road Warrior also envisioned a world stuck in a cult due to their addiction to oil that's more prescient in each passing day.
Passably old fashioned while drenched in modern visual effects, Jungle Cruise is little more than acceptable, one-off escapism trying to recapture Disney's Pirates gold.
Rife in cliches and cross-generational pandering, Snake Eyes quickly becomes directionless.
Bizarrely discarding the series' norms, Underworld Awakening reverses the conflict, and messily introduces new concepts between numbing action scenes.
Slaves and uprisings fill in Underworld's lore somewhat needlessly, but Rise of the Lycans offers enough satisfying action to earn its keep.
Deepening the lore but dismissing the historical metaphor, Underworld Evolution provides more stable, coherent action if a dulled plotline.
Underworld isn't necessarily unique on its surface, but for a showy action series, it's at least trying to find depth.
Attempting to bring intelligence into the sarcastic action genre, The Protege has moments of success between a familiar revenge story.
Superficial nonsense in the extreme, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters takes morbidity of Grimm and has a total blast with it.
To space they go, and thankfully F9: The Fast Saga carries enough of a self-aware wink to make some of the absurdity tolerable - but not all.