OSR: Colossal

One-Sentence Review: Colossal

Charming and dark, this monster comedy has a gargantuan performance from Hathaway and many laughs.

Rating: Full-Price Ticket (8/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Your Name.

One-Sentence Review: Your Name.

Stunningly beautiful and emotionally satisfying, Your Name. — the fourth biggest box office hit of all time in Japan — is one of the most compelling animated films to hit our shores since Spirited Away.

Rating: Full-Price Ticket (9/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Ghost in the Shell

One-Sentence Review: Ghost in the Shell

Missing some of its own ghost Ghost in the Shell doesn’t feel complete, but — thanks to its beautiful production design and Johansson’s physical acting — it’s an entertaining watch.

Rating: Matinee Ticket (6/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Hidden Figures

One-Sentence Review: Hidden Figures

Lovely docudrama full of sweetness, sass, and spirit made strong with outstanding performances and lots of feels.

Rating: Matinee Ticket (7/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)

OSR: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

One-Sentence Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

While not the best Star Wars, it certainly is the darkest yet it still entertains in its nodding knowingly at the original series and some beautiful special effects scenery.

Rating: Matinee Ticket (7/10)

Rating System: Splurge on IMAX (10), Full-Price Ticket (9-8), Matinee Ticket (7-6), Wait for Digital (5-4), Late-Night Cable Fodder (3-2), I’ve Made Better Films With My Ass Camera (1)