Kingsman: The Golden Circle

NEW YORK — Stylish but wayward, director and co-writer Matthew Vaughn’s action sequel “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (Fox) spoils its own fun by refusing all hint of … Read More

Home Again

NEW YORK — Genteel decorum prevails in the romantic comedy “Home Again” (Open Road). At least, it does so everywhere beyond the confines of its protagonist’s bedroom. … Read More

It

NEW YORK  — Moviegoers looking for nothing more than to be unsettled will likely be satisfied with the horror adaptation “It” (Warner Bros.). However, while director Andy … Read More

Logan Lucky

NEW YORK — Director Steven Soderbergh reinvents his “Ocean’s Eleven” trilogy with a backwoods twist in “Logan Lucky” (Bleecker Street), a zany heist caper. Instead of suave … Read More

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

NEW YORK — Morality is never allowed to get in the way of style as Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds find creative ways to dispatch a … Read More

Annabelle: Creation

NEW YORK — Most of the mayhem wreaked by the figurine-haunting demon at the center of the horror prequel “Annabelle: Creation” (Warner Bros.) is restrained. Yet, as … Read More

Detroit

NEW YORK — A dark chapter of the Motor City’s history is revisited in “Detroit” (Annapurna), a searing period drama. The setting is the summer of 1967, … Read More

Kidnap

NEW YORK  — The compact thriller “Kidnap” (Aviron) has Halle Berry’s expressive face going for it, but not a whole lot else. The film is less a … Read More

The Emoji Movie

NEW YORK  — Tech savvy viewers will especially enjoy the wacky proceedings of “The Emoji Movie” (Columbia). But patrons of all stripes will appreciate the film’s themes … Read More

Girls Trip

NEW YORK  — Buried underneath several layers of crass gags, “Girls Trip” (Universal) has a substantial story about loyalty and moral decisions. But libidinous raunch is the … Read More