Richard Phippen

‘Mortal Kombat’ review: gory video game romp fails at the first level

A total lack of story makes this martial arts reboot pretty pointless

‘Shadow and Bone’ review: complex teen fantasy requires extra reading

Google's your best weapon in the world of Ravka, or a pal who knows the books

‘Bad Trip’ is a ‘Borat’ and ‘Jackass’ mashup for the Netflix era

Hollywood's premier punk prankster, Eric Andre, takes on America

‘Cherry’ review: Marvel team-up takes Tom Holland to new heights

The young actor's reunion with the Russo Brothers is a far cry from the MCU

‘Vanguard’ review: Jackie Chan’s second-rate survival thriller is a bizarre flop

In one scene, an airborne agent fires a custard pie shotgun – but it doesn't make a mess bigger than this film

‘Don’t Let The Devil Take Another Day’ review: Kelly Jones doc offers a glimpse behind the curtain

The film excels as a biography, offering glimpses into a man who is notoriously unwilling to open up in public

‘Finding Agnes’ review: unfussy Filipino drama buried by the Netflix algorithm

You won't find Marla Ancheta's charming debut in the Top 10, but indie fans should seek it out

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ review: death, drugs and the American Dream

Ron Howard's ode to the forgotten working class fails to acknowledge the legitimate problems they face

7 essential documentaries to stream on Election Day

Don't know your popular vote from your Electoral College? These films will help

‘The Forty-Year-Old Version’ review: life begins with middle age for Radha Blank’s stunning debut

The native New Yorker kicks of her career with a witty thinkpiece about knowing your worth