“The Adam Project”: One-Sentence Review

All concept, no execution, The Adam Project is a hodgepodge of sci-fi films and father-son dramas that came before and did it better.

5 out of 12 Tamales

“Free Guy”: One-Sentence Review

The conundrum, this year’s most inventive film is also its most derivative—yet—despite Free Guy openly borrowing elements from Grand Theft Auto, Fortnite, Truman Show, and Wreck it Ralph, among others, it bustles with considerable originality and humor.

11 out of 12 Tamales

“Pokemon: Detective Pikachu”: One-Sentence Review

Ryan Reynolds’ voiced Detective Pikachu’s cuteness and biting wit, plus some nicely rendered CGI Pokémon, can only distract the audience for so long before the evidence makes it clear that this movie’s only worth catching on TV.

6.5 out of 12 Tamales