An overwritten, overlong message film that ignores its hypocrisy to a smug degree, Wonder Woman 1984 collapses on itself.
Inventive in execution, Tenet tells a classic story filled with familiar themes, but visually dressing them in wild sci-fi theories.
While basing itself on endless tropes, Wolf of Snow Hollow finds a clever way to use standard horror for comedy and reality.
Blade's smart approach to vampires uses engaging martial arts and splashy visual effects to show an allegory about race and generational division.
An overlong slog through exposition territory, Desolation of Smaug leaves characters dangling on the way to a spectacular finish.
Frodo's heroism succeeds among Return of the King's endless fighting - and yet he never kills anything himself, a true pacifist's fable.
The Two Towers is an unusually optimistic middle chapter, imperfect, if ensuring Frodo is a notable, memorable hero.
While time sapped the visual effect's prowess, at its heart, The Fellowship of the Ring maintains its raw fantasy, and works in the now as it did when first …
Another Saturday morning delight with silly musical fun, Josie and the Pussycats comes from Hanna-Barbera's peak in the late '60s and early '70s.
Bill and Ted Face the Music for a goofy but enjoyable last ride into the sunset, this time helped out by daughters that take after their dads.
V for Vendetta's world only gained in relevance over time, but its centrist, even fatalistic perspective never finds a solution.
While still a routine slasher in formula, reinventing Friday the 13th's Jason Vorhees as a plausible survivalist killer works.