“The Matrix Resurrections”: One-Sentence Review

If The Matrix Resurrections is any indication of where the metaverse is headed, it’s a hard pass.

4 out of 12 Tamales

“Bill & Ted Face the Music”: One-Sentence Review

The days of excellency are long past in this second sequel to the 1989 original, but some noteworthy cameos and a half-way okay subplot keep it from being completely tone-deaf.

6 out of 12 Tamales

“Toy Story 4”: One-Sentence Review

Pixar’s most complete work, as far as computer animation goes, Toy Story 4 borrows elements from 1, 2, and 3 without feeling redundant and delivers a more than satisfying add-on to this enchanting series.

10.5 out of 12 Tamales

“John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum”: One-Sentence Review

Parabellum’s greatest strength, non-stop action, becomes a glaring weakness once the monotony sets in and the stakes drop to zero, but there’s credit to be given to the choreography of the jaw-dropping stunts.

7.5 out of 12 Tamales