They're baaaaack. Just when you thought humanity's future was already dimmed with tough problems like climate change, terrorism and reality TV, bad guys from a distant planet show up to ruin everyone's whole summer. It's "Independence Day: Resurgence."
I felt like I was crossing the virtual picket lines when I went to see Me Before You. After seeing so many people with disabilities protesting the movie as an affront to our "community," I decided to see it for myself.
Finding Dory is all about celebrating differences, and differently abled people fish. Dory's short-term memory loss fuels the arc of the story. But two other characters are differently abled, too... and yet they're not given a voice.
While I eventually became uninterested in the original X-Men movies, X-Men: Apocalypse now has me excited and curious to see where this franchise might go, how screenwriters will weave the storyline into recent history, and how its talented cast might reinvent and deepen their characters.
Like most documentaries, Weiner won't blow you away with its cinematography or production value. But it's packed full of the most important currency documentaries can possess that scripted films can't provide: access.
Summer movie season is only a few weeks old, but somehow it already feels interminable. As such, the arrival of writer-director Shane Black's The Nice Guys couldn't be a more perfectly-timed tonic to the usual onslaught of CGI mayhem we've come to expect between now and August.
Somewhere in this raunchy, bawdy comedy of errors is a young feminist story trying to get out. By the time this follow-up to Neighbors worms through 92 minutes of belly laughs and sight gags, the die is cast.
It's the best of the bunch. In a season of crime fighter against crime fighter, super power vs. super power films, this mutant-on-mutant spectacular has the most depth, innovation, majesty and visual wonder.