2010s

Savages (2012); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Savages (2012); Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Ultra-violent tale of people reduced to their worst selves by competition in the drug trade.

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Suicide Squad; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Suicide Squad; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Not the epic disaster I expected, for what that’s worth.

Love & Mercy; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Love & Mercy; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Standard biopic elevated by performances.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Over-faithful adaptation will please fans of the books but few others.

Magic Mike XXL; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Magic Mike XXL; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

All in good fun.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A new director elevates the franchise.

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Weaknesses in screenplay and direction stymie success of third movie in Twilight Saga, but stunning visuals, well-choreographed action, and a renewed focus on the Cullens elevate it.