Ratings & One Sentence Reviews of New Releases - January 2020
The Grudge - D
Horror film reboot is anything but scary, mostly a waste of time and a crashing bore.
Like a Boss - D+
Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne are wasted in this cheap, unfunny comedy about two entrepreneurs who do all the wrong things to try to grow their business.
Just Mercy - B+
A well-worn and lofty true story, Just Mercy is powerful and superbly acted - particularly from Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx - with hope that there still is true justice.
The Last Full Measure - B
This familiar yet uplifting true story about a war hero who finally receives his full due pulls few surprises but still manages to be satisfying.
The Rhythm Section - C
The Rhythm Section is mediocre, off-key Le Femme Nikita knockoff helped by an appealing lead in Blake Lively but hurt by a dull, unoriginal story.