Stanley Kubrick's potent anti-war story Full Metal Jacket remains a classic in deconstructing western militarism.
Dated and not the forward-thinking parable it intended to be, Planet Earth comes across as high camp when viewed today.
Gene Roddenberry predicts a post-war future doomed to repeat lost history in Genesis II, but it's more ideas than sustained plotting.
Introducing a younger Superman making his way in Metropolis, Man of Tomorrow is a fresh origin story highlighted by crisp action and a compelling story.
Treating Sherlock Holmes as an intellectual action hero, the modern take is clever and carries a great villain, but it's overstuffed.
There's fun when watching Holmes and Moriarty dialog-duel their way through conflict in Game of Shadows, the rest is routine.
A film bridging American generations, Tim Burton uses Beetlejuice to preserve small rural living and... not living.
Tame but fun, The Goonies doesn't age despite the obvious '80s veneer because it's so cautiously patterned on Hollywood formula.
Preachy and bland, Deep Blue Sea 3 is at least competent (even occasionally unexpected) which is impressive against the current DTV shark movie slate.
Deathstroke's first solo movie earns its R-rating with visceral and bloody action, exploring the internal conflict in the killer as he attempts to save his son.
The colorfully animated space comedy/adventure Final Space introduces the goofy Gary and his comedic sidekicks, a group of bizarre aliens and aliens.
Cramming in an entire universe worth of cartoons into a slim frame, Scoob forgets it involves more than a talking dog and its hippie friend.