Empire of Light boasts gorgeous, near-flawless technical merits, but they can’t save a messy, unfocused script that bites off way more than it can chew.
Through The Fabelmans, Steven Spielberg delivers a personal and heartfelt, if imperfect, tribute to his family and the formative power of film.
Though it doesn’t hit the same highs as X, Pearl is still a fitting prequel that solidly explores the origins of Mia Goth’s deranged, repressed slasher killer.
The Whale sees Brendan Fraser excel in Darren Aronofsky’s upsetting, heartbreaking tale of grief, physical struggles, and emotional neglect.
Glass Onion ups the twists and scale from Rian Johnson’s Knives Out, while delivering fresh, subversive layers that maintain what made it great to begin with.
Through its ambiguous and cold nature, Viking is a character study that constantly has you asking, “Who are the real characters we’re studying?”
The Woman King puts a shining Viola Davis in the center of a raw, emotional powerhouse that gives viewers everything they could want in an action epic.
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is a parody film that satirizes its subject matter, and the biopic formula in general, in hilariously off-the-rails fashion.
Kaepernick & America greatly captures the events before and after Kaepernick’s kneel and, more importantly, what they mean for the bigger picture of America.
Though it’s aged in a few areas, Predator holds up as an exciting action thriller with a subversive spin on masculinity that adds thought to its kills.