Movie Reviews

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REVIEW: Corner Office is a Tedious Workplace Satire

Despite a noble effort from Jon Hamm, the workplace comedy Corner Office is neither funny nor insightful. Here's CBR's review.

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REVIEW: Shortcomings Delivers a Satisfying Adaptation of Adrian Tomine's Comic

Director Randall Park's Shortcomings retains the acerbic wit of Adrian Tomine's graphic novel. Here's CBR's review.

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REVIEW: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem's Style Is the Substance

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem marks the latest in a long line of franchise entries, and it's a visual feast. Here's CBR's review.

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REVIEW: Haunted Mansion: The Theme Park Ride: The Movie

Disney's latest Haunted Mansion adaptation puts LaKeith Stanfield's formidable talents in an effects-driven adaptation of a theme park ride.

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REVIEW: Talk To Me is the Best Horror Film of 2023

In their stunning feature debut, Talk To Me, the RackaRacka brothers, Danny and Michael Philippou, offer grief and terror in equal measure.

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REVIEW: Justice League - Warworld Is an Ambitious Mixed Bag

Justice League: Warworld serves as the culmination of the Tomorrowverse when it remembers to progress its own story. Here's CBR's review.

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REVIEW: A Fully Committed Nicolas Cage Carries Sympathy for the Devil

Even when Sympathy for the Devil's narrative falters, Nicolas Cage's enjoyably bonkers turn as a mysterious carjacker is always mesmerizing to watch.

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REVIEW: They Cloned Tyrone Gives John Boyega the Showcase He Deserves

Juel Taylor's directorial debut, They Cloned Tyrone, has trouble marrying its ideas, but offers a phenomenal performance.

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REVIEW: Barbie is Campy, Colorful, and Delightfully Charming

Greta Gerwig's Barbie delivers on the sweetness, satire, and fun performances of its main cast as Mattel's beloved, yet controversial doll lineup.

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REVIEW: Oppenheimer is Christopher Nolan's Melancholic Masterpiece of a Biopic

With Oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan's sprawling biopic delivers thanks to its impeccable performances, direction, and haunting spectacle.

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REVIEW: Lionsgate's Cobweb Is a Twisty, Creepy Delight

Samuel Bodin's Cobweb scares in the shadows before electrifying audiences with a wild third act.

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REVIEW: Shudder's Quicksand is Run-of-the-Mill Survival Horror Fare

Quicksand fails to offer anything new to a familiar subgenre of horror.

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REVIEW: Final Cut Offers a Redundant Remake of a Zombie Sensation

Final Cut director Michel Hazanavicius faithfully replicates the original movie's plot and characters, but the result is fairly bland.

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REVIEW: Biosphere Takes Big Thematic Swings with a Strong Central Duo

Biosphere is an interesting but imperfect sci-fi dramedy with a lot to say that's elevated by a strong central duo and direction. Here's CBR's review.

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REVIEW: Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One is a Fun Character-Driven Adventure

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part 1 is more focused on being enjoyable than needlessly heavy. Here's CBR's review.

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REVIEW: Joy Ride is a Raunchy Blast Bolstered by a Killer Cast

Joy Ride is raunchy and hilarious, boasting a talented cast and pitch-perfect script to produce one of the best comedies of the year.

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REVIEW: Netflix's Run Rabbit Run Is a Dull Exercise in Exploring Trauma Through Horror

The Australian psychological thriller Run Rabbit Run is all about trauma, but it doesn't offer any rewarding new approach to familiar themes.

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REVIEW: Confidential Informant's All-Star Cast Can't Save This Uneven Crime Thriller

Mel Gibson, Dominic Purcell, and Nick Stahl give their all, but they cannot help Confidential Informant from succumbing to mediocrity.

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REVIEW: Sheroes is a Mediocre Action Comedy That Settles For the Bare Minimum

Sheroes has committed performers and a frenetic style, but the story is derivative and goes nowhere fast. Here's CBR's Review.

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REVIEW: Netflix's Hilarious & Heartbreaking Nimona is Truly Special

Expanding the idiosyncratic ND Stevenson story of the same name into a feature-length story, Netflix's Nimona is a phenomenal achievement.