This is another quarter-billion-dollar installment in the world’s longest and most expensive screensaver.
Ron Howard’s adaptation retains the essential inanity of author Dan Brown’s source material.
The narrative is helplessly adrift, a yarn that extols vague grit and determination with no discernible through line.
What could have been a spirited dissection of Jay-Z’s optimistic enterprise is instead merely an advertisement for it.
A collection of comments about winning, losing, perseverance, discipline, violence, compassion, exploitation, responsibility, and ambition.
Baggage Claim, the other(ed) wide release this week, will likely be marginalized because of these “higher profile,” male-driven openers.
Ron Howard’s by-the-seat-of-your-pants aesthetic makes the slower, darker sequences feel hurried and bland, especially when stacked up next to the racing sequences.
It’s easy to see what displeased critics and audiences alike at the time of the film’s release.
Transformation is a major theme at the heart of the new season, and this looks and feels like a different show.
Ron Howard’s faux-Tolkienian epic of burdensome adventuring gets a royal treatment from Fox with an excellent A/V transfer and a solid bundle of extras.
A geriatric summer adventure in which the appearance of action takes the place of the real thing.
Dear AMPAS directors’ branch, we’re done now.