Off the mark

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

"Hunger Games, I don’t know you anymore."
To catch a priest


Drama Rated R

"...defined by Keaton’s blah button-down shirts and McAdams’ grown-out roots."
Chink in the armor


Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

"...the exhausted entry in the James Bond franchise, certainly the most exhausted of the Daniel Craig era."
View to a kill

The Assassin

Action/Adventure Rated NR

"Hou Hsiao-hsien wields cinematic tools with such delicate precision, it’s as if he’s working with a paintbrush."
Spyin’ in the rain

Bridge of Spies

Drama Rated PG-13

"...mostly effective because of what it keeps in check."

Crimson Peak

Horror Rated R

“There are creepy old houses, and then there is Crimson Peak.”

Steve Jobs

Drama Rated R

“A screenplay in a movie’s clothing…”

The Martian

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“… light on wondering about our place in the universe and heavy on working out a way to get duct tape to seal an air leak.”

The Walk

Drama Rated PG

“…in its reenactment of a miraculous feat, the movie achieves a tender sort of transcendence.”


Drama Rated R

“…the law may be casting something of a shadow, but it’s the harsh landscape – wild lawlessness – that dominates the frame.”

Black Mass

Drama Rated R

“…Depp enters each scene as if he’s just come from a costume party, and won.”

The Visit

Horror Rated PG-13

“…generates enough low-key creepiness to make Shyamalan once more worthy of discussion.”

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“The 52-year-old Cruise doesn’t look ridiculous at any point, which in itself is ridiculous.”