Grim, gritty and ultra-violent, "Dredd" reinstates the somber brutality missing from the U.K. comicbook icon's previous screen outing, the disappointing 1995 Sylvester Stallone starrer "Judge Dredd."
Were there not a good 35 years between them, Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford would make an excellent onscreen couple.
Pic doesn't reach beyond its smallscreen genotype as a disease-of-the-week telepic.
Not just fans of Francis Ford Coppola will be disappointed by the mishmash plotting and stilted script of "Youth Without Youth," the master's first helming effort in 10 years.
"Jesse James" is one of the best Westerns of the 1970s, which represents the highest possible praise