7

Dark Phoenix

Simon Kinberg

Another try at the Dark Phoenix story from the X-Men comic books and an ending to the 20th Century Fox movie franchise.

9

Always Be My Maybe

Nahnatchka Khan

Randall Park’s man scruff is ready…to steal yo’ girl.

9

When They See Us

Ava DuVernay

Duvernay’s latest is hard to watch but only because you cannot look away from this true American tragedy and triumph.

8

Rocketman

Dexter Fletcher

A bright and colorful telling of a rock icon’s life that shows off the ups and downs in splendorific fashion.

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Ma

Tate Taylor

A group of kids party with the wrong woman and get involved in some serious sh*t.

9

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Michael Dougherty

A reimagining (of sorts) of ‘The Giant Monsters: Earth’s Greatest Battle (1964)’ where Godzilla fights a lot of monsters.

8

Barriers

Frank Iero and the Future Violents

Barriers is complex, messy, and, above all, therapeutic.

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Rim of the World

McG

Stranger Things meets Independence Day but with no Fourth of July fireworks.

7

Aladdin

Guy Ritchie

The expensive TV musical version of a classic Disney animated film.

8

Good Omens

Douglas Mackinnon

An angel and a demon team up to stop the Son of Satan from destroying the world…because they’ve grown rather fond of humanity (and its sushi bars).