“Rogue One” is, if nothing else, a chip off the old “Star Wars” block, which works both to its strengths and its weaknesses.
In the end, it isn’t so much the clash between Superman and Batman as it is the clash between production value and lost potential for a greater, more wholesome story, resulting in a middle ground that’s guaranteed to polarize audiences for “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”
There would have been a suitable audience for “Gods of Egypt” had it managed not to bury its crowd-pleasing production design in a mess of a story. But the film’s ultimate destination is undoubtedly the burial chamber or underneath the sands of the ceaseless desert wind.
“How to Be Single” feels like a lengthy, expensive sitcom. Although it has an amusing, rom-com vibe, the movie as a whole is just the lackluster story of a journey into the world of New York City through the eyes of a bachelorette’s morning hangover glasses.
“He Named Me Malala” is a true coming-of-age story for all women, especially those who have ever been socially misrepresented and have grown up without the courage to speak out against society’s wrongdoings.
After the quick escalation of a house search into a full-on riot, young British soldier Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) is stranded in enemy streets to fend for himself against the Irish Republican Army.
Written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, “Still Alice” follows the life of a renowned linguistics professor after she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.