Nerve's promising premise is enjoyably set-up and executed, while Dave Franco and Emma Roberts delight, but, despite some impressive set pieces, it ultimately loses steam as it twists to its underwhelming conclusion.
If plot beats such as "It was his father all along," "vengeful assassins," and "corruptible social media" read to you as low-hanging fruit utilized to unnecessarily perpetuate a franchise, then you already basically get the Jason Bourne experience.
Lights Out is drenched in cliché and threatens to be completely drab until it's saved by its frightening finale. That doesn't forgive its earlier flaws, though, but it has a juicy enough premise to just about satisfy.
With nothing new or interesting to speak of in its entirety, Ice Age: Collision Course proves once and for all that this dying franchise is but a fossil in the more evolved world of animated cinema.
Star Trek Beyond is a refreshing and exciting sci-fi feature with a classic feel, brought to life with a funny, engaging script and thrilling direction.