Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw

NEW YORK — In keeping with a tested formula, barbs are traded, vehicles are raced and both fists and bullets fly in “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs … Read More

Child’s Play

NEW YORK  — The nicest thing that can be said about the reimagined horror film “Child’s Play” (Orion), it that is just 88 minutes long. Any longer … Read More

Men in Black: International

NEW YORK — With “Men in Black: International” (Columbia), director F. Gary Gray serves up an amusing and stylish reboot of the sci-fi comedy franchise that kicked … Read More

The Secret Life of Pets 2

NEW YORK — Lessons about overcoming fear and helping those in need are featured in “The Secret Life of Pets 2” (Universal). Given that they come amid … Read More

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

NEW YORK — If there were an Academy Award for the most aurally annoying film of the year, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (Warner Bros.) would certainly … Read More


NEW YORK — There are more laughs than chills to be garnered from the horror tale “Ma” (Universal). But the potential for campy fun in director Tate … Read More


NEW YORK — Though the magical tale of Aladdin is centuries old, it’s probably best known to contemporary audiences through two relatively recent products of pop culture: … Read More

A Dog’s Journey

NEW YORK — Bailey (voiced by Josh Gad), the beloved pet featured in 2017’s “A Dog’s Purpose,” returns for another adventure in “A Dog’s Journey” (Universal). The … Read More

The Hustle

NEW YORK  — “The Hustle” (MGM) suffers from being a mechanical ride, punctuated by occasional attempts at crass humor, through a plot based on outdated notions of … Read More

Pokemon Detective Pikachu

NEW YORK  — Devotees of the global media juggernaut that takes its name from the Japanese for pocket monsters will no doubt welcome “Pokemon Detective Pikachu” (Warner … Read More