LORD OF THE FLIES
Everything about the new musical origin story starring Timothée Chalamet is derivative and cloying.
The supernova solidifies herself as an expert filmmaker. “Renaissance” is a thrilling, moving, and generous ode not just to Queen B’s massive tour, but the work that inspires her.
Murphy’s new holiday film, “Candy Cane Lane,” is nearly bad enough to ruin Christmas.
Toho Studios’ sequel to 2016’s “Shin Godzilla” proves the Japanese know how to get the iconic radioactive behemoth right.
Almost 20 years after “13 Going on 30,” Jennifer Garner delivers an irresistible, hilarious performance in the charming new Netflix body-swap comedy.
TINKER TAILOR TOOTING SPY
The third season of the typically taut espionage series makes some stumbles, but the performance by the Oscar-winner having a ball is more than enough to keep things entertaining.
A GOOD BET
Sheen cameos in the pilot of this promising, surprisingly edgy new comedy from “Two and a Half Men” and “Big Bang Theory” creator Chuck Lorre.