Garrett Hedlund has one of the year's best supporting performances in Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, the first film shot in 4K 3D at 120 frames per second.
Newt Scamander does not have the charm or gravitas of Harry Potter, but Fantastic Beasts still proves to be an enthralling experience.
A story about courage and perseverance against impossible odds, Miles Teller delivers a powerhouse performance in Bleed For This.
Director Denis Villenueve has made the anti-Independence Day with Arrival. Amy Adams delivers a bravura performance.
Director Mel Gibson and Andrew Garfield both deserve Oscars for their enthralling true-life war drama Hacksaw Ridge.
Marvel Studios raises its own bar with Doctor Strange, a rousing adventure with stunning visual effects and a perfect Benedict Cumberbatch.
Ron Howard's Inferno is an entirely illogical thriller that at no point managed to hold my interest, the worst of the Da Vinci Code sequels.
In a Valley of Violence is steeped in classic archetypes, with fantastic performances from Taissa Farmiga and John Travolta.
Ben Affleck's gun-toting CPA is painfully boring in The Accountant, lugging through a labyrinthine plot that is too obvious.
From Director Park Chan-wook, The Handmaiden is a sumptuously artistic tale, exquisitely shot, that will leave you breathless.
In a time when race relations have become the hot button subject in an election year, The Birth of a Nation is a timely reminder of a deplorable shared history.
The Girl on the Train is a sensual ride worth taking, and features an outstanding Emily Blunt.
From the director of Napoleon Dynamite, Masterminds plays like a weak SNL sketch that goes on for a very long 90 minutes.
Pierce Brosnan has more than a few network issues in the techno-thriller I.T., delivering a parable for the modern age.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is a delightfully sinister fantasy from Tim Burton, but it looses steam near the end.
Director Peter Berg captures hell with technical precision in Deepwater Horizon, reminding us of the heavy price paid in blood and tears.
The raw, leading man star power of Denzel Washington provides a mighty lift when needed in the otherwise underwhelming Magnificent Seven remake.
Snowden never views Edward Snowden in any critical light, telling his story only the way Oliver Stone wants it to be told.
Renee Zellweger returns in top form for her third outing as a singleton trying to deal with an unexpected pregnancy in Bridet Jones's Baby.
Clint Eastwood's adaptation of the Miracle on the Hudson has its moments, but Sully never quite reach the stratosphere.