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‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’: A disjointed plot sends the film to the dogs

2 out of 4 stars The biggest problem with “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is its name. It’s misleading — it should be called “The Secret Life of Pets 2 and 3 and 4,” because basically, that’s what it […]

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’: A disjointed plot sends the film to the dogs

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2 out of 4 stars The biggest problem with “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is its name. It’s misleading — it should be called “The Secret Life of Pets 2 and 3 and 4,” because basically, that’s what it […]

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‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ lives up to its name

3 ½ out of 4 stars Somewhere, in the deep blue sea, Godzilla is smiling: Hollywood, after years of lackluster efforts, finally made him proud. “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is

‘Us’: Definitely worth taking a stab at seeing

3.5 stars out of 4 Maybe they are in the sewer, or maybe they’re residing in an underground tunnel or maybe, they are plotting your demise from the basement of

‘Happy Death Day 2U’: A sad, dead sequel

1.5 out of 4 stars Consider yourself warned: The first 10 minutes of the sequel to one of one of the biggest surprise hits of 2017 is so good you’ll

‘Alita: Battle Angel’: Visual spectacle not to be missed

3.5 stars out of 4 Call them the ultimate movie-producing super team: James Cameron, Peter Jackson and Robert Rodriguez. Three of Hollywood’s biggest names have combined forces to create one of

‘What Men Want’: A comedy you’ll want to see

3 out of 4 stars Taraji P. Henson has displayed her power as a music tycoon in “Empire,” as a scientist in “Hidden Figures” and as an assassin in “Proud

‘The Upside’: A feel-good tale of a billionaire and his buddy

2.5 out of 4 stars It really doesn’t matter that “The Upside” is based on a true story or is a remake of the 2012 French film “The Intouchables.” What does matter

‘Bumblebee’: A Transformers film in which more than meets the eye

3 out of 4 stars Leave it to a Volkswagen Beetle to return the power to a Transformers story that had gotten worse with every chapter after an explosive start

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’: A sequel worth seeing  

3 out of 4 stars It’s official: Ralph has become too big for his 8-bit or 16-bit arcade world. Ralph, the hulking, big-fisted villain from the 1980s video game who rose

‘The Grinch’: An early Christmas gift worth taking

3 out of 4 stars You’re a good one, Mr. Grinch! The holiday season’s favorite green creature is back, and while he may not be better than ever, he’s still pretty

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