Your Movies (cleveland.com)
Borg Vs. McEnroe (2018)
"In the hands of director Brad Anderson, whose own recent successes have been on the small screen after helming "The Machinist" almost 15 years ago, "Beirut" really does unravel like a well-made TV movie. "
Isle of Dogs (2018)
The Leisure Seeker (2018)
The Miracle Season (2018)
A Quiet Place (2018)
Ready Player One (2018)
The Death of Stalin (2018)
""Veep" creator Armando Iannucci and his remarkably comedic cast produce some very big laughs, particularly in the early going."
Sherlock Gnomes (2018)
""Sherlock" is Johnny Depp, quite possibly voicing one of the most obnoxious heroes in cartoon history. Thank heavens his less self-serving sidekick, Dr. Watson (Chiwetel Ejiofor), saves the day. (But, alas, not the movie!) "
Pacific Rim Uprising (2018)
"Foy, herself, does remain in control of a role that quickly - and believably - gets her committed to a mental unit, yet somehow easily rides the tricky line that keeps the audience guessing about her sanity. "
7 Days in Entebbe (2018)
Tomb Raider (2018)
Love, Simon (2018)
"Just what we need: Another convoluted caper that's more comic book than true comedy, with a low-end performance from Charlize Theron to boot. Even the steady David Oyelowo can't redeem it all."
"This is one aptly named drama, and international superstar-in-the-making Daniela Vega easily becomes the reason why."
Black Panther (2018)
"Director Scott Cooper ("Crazy Heart," "Black Mass") once again stays closer to good than great, this time with a well-acted Western that dismisses its violence with a head-scratching whimper at the end."
12 Strong (2018)
"A likable and fittingly strong cast carries this remarkable story, which is not exactly remarkably told. Let's call it more trigger happy than memorable."
Phantom Thread (2018)
"Writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson weaves an elegant and often humorous treatise on manipulation and manners in the high-end province of fashion design. It also features one last onscreen performance by the intense Daniel Day Lewis. "
I, Tonya (2018)
"Margot Robbie just about lands a triple Axel in a dazzling performance as maligned skater Tonya Harding. Mom (Allison Janney) glides easily into some dark places, too."
Call Me by Your Name (2018)
"There's just so much to discover in director Luca Guadagnino's take on a 2007 novel of the same name: Some beautiful Italian images, a few simply smart exchanges, and an '80s love story pertinent to our times, to name just a few. "
The Post (2018)
"Though director Steven Spielberg gets most of the newspaper stuff right, some clunkiness remains, including Tom Hanks' shaky performance as executive editor Ben Bradlee."
Molly's Game (2018)
"No one talks the way Aaron Sorkin writes it, anyway, and now his first movie as a director rings with self-importance, too. Add Jessica Chastain as the same kind of tough cookie she played in last year's barely seen 'Miss Sloane,' and this 'Game' is over."
All the Money in the World (2017)
"The sensational Michelle Williams and grand Christopher Plummer, replacing the disgraced Kevin Spacey, bring gravitas to Ridley Scott's already crafty kidnap thriller. "
Darkest Hour (2017)
"Comparisons with the powerful 'Dunkirk' are inevitable, but Gary Oldman soars as a bigger-than-life Winston Churchill in a first-rate, historical film. "
"'Downsizing' suffers from more mood changes than a holiday dinner with ornery relatives, not to mention a third straight Matt Damon performance to leave fans scratching their heads. "
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
The Shape of Water (2017)
"Guillermo del Toro has given us a movie lover's dream in a romantic fantasy/thriller that finds a mute cleaning woman (the brilliant Sally Hawkins) becoming infatuated with the mysterious subject of a top-secret (and mean-spirited) experiment. "
Wonder Wheel (2017)
The Disaster Artist (2017)
"Director and star James Franco simply gets how to make a good film in equal measure to the ineptitude of Tommy Wiseau, whose classically bad movie becomes the subject of this very funny one."
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017)
"The City of Angels stays more interesting throughout than a couple of other characters do, including a wishy-washy, hotshot lawyer (Colin Farrell) and a rights activist (Carmen Ejogo), popping in and out again as a possible love interest for Denzel. "
Last Flag Flying (2017)
Justice League (2017)
The Square (2017)
Lady Bird (2017)
Murder On The Orient Express (2017)