Under the direction of Tom Hooper, Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical translates poorly to the big screen.
Martin Scorsese gives Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci another terrific actor's showcase.
Go see the talented cast's other movies instead of this would-be comedy.
The lighthearted tone, quippy dialogue, outlandish gore and other assets from the 2009 original return for the sequel.
Joaquin Phoenix is impressive as the iconic DC Comics villain, but the surrounding film only occasionally matches his hard work.
Gerard Butler returns for another noisy, bloody spin as Secret Service agent Mike Banning.
The documentary on Leonard Cohen's muse starts off promisingly but turns increasingly conventional.
Likable characters make this creepy doll sequel surprisingly fun.
One's senses will be exhausted at the end of this noisy action sequel.
Critics: Assemble! Ian "Snackeye" Casselberry offers his take on the Marvel spectacle.
Cheap gimmicks and questionable character behavior undercut this film's horror potential.
In-house comic book expert Ian Casselberry and Shazam novice Edwin Arnaudin discuss DC's new superhero comedy.
Dev Patel ("The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel") continues to avoid typecasting, playing a mercenary kidnapper in Michael Winterbottom's India-set thriller.
Tyler Perry's 10th Madea film earns the occasional laugh, but watching the cast try too hard for those results often gets tiresome.