Can't decide what to see this weekend?

Bowling Green Daily News film critic Micheal Compton is here to tell you the best - and worst - now playing at your local cineplex.

Aladdin (C+)

Disney continues to empty the vault with the latest live-action adaptation of a beloved animated film.

While this is better than Disney’s last attempt to update an animated film with “Dumbo” and is not nearly as bad as the disastrous trailer suggests, it is still a film that doesn’t really bring anything new to the source material. (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas, Franklin Drive-In)

Avengers: End Game (A-)

It's been 22 films over more than a decade in the making, but we've finally reached the culmination of the first phase of the Marvel Comics cinematic universe with "Avengers: End Game."

It seems appropriate to have a film chock full of finality less than a year after the master mind behind it all Stan Lee passed away. This is a swan song that Lee would appreciate - full of bittersweet resolutions and optimistic hints at what lies ahead. It will surely satisfy the fan base in ways that blockbusters of this magnitude rarely do. (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

Booksmart (A)

Actress Olivia Wilde, in her directorial debut, has crafted a coming-of-age film for the ages that’s anchored by two fantastic lead performances from Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein and a rich and deep supporting cast that includes Carrie Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd.

It’s John Hughes meets “Superbad” meets “Dazed and Confused” – a smart and funny experience that’s one of my favorite films of 2019. (Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

Brightburn (C)

A horrific spin on the super hero story that takes an interesting premise - exploring the darker side of super powers - and turns it into a pretty basic splatter fest. (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12)

A Dog's Journey (not reviewed at this time)

(Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

Dumbo (D+)

Walt Disney once again reaches into its animated vault for a live-action reboot with its latest film, “Dumbo.”

With Tim Burton behind the camera and a star-studded cast that includes Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton and Danny Devito, the ingredients seemed to be there for a successful transition. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case as the updated “Dumbo” is a soulless, dull and dreary endeavor that never quite soars to the heights to which it aims. (Franklin Drive-In)

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (not reviewed at this time)

(Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

The Hustle (D+)

This update of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” (which was a remake of the 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven film “Bedtime Story”) is a lazy rehash of its much better predecessor – with the only real twist being male leads Michael Caine and Steve Martin are replaced by female leads Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10)

John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum (A-)

The latest chapter in the John Wick franchise is a ballet of bloodshed, full of exquisite set pieces that rival the best of the Hong Kong action cinema genre. (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

Ma (not reviewed at this time)

(Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Highland Cinemas)

Pokeman Detective Pikachu (C)

Ryan Reynolds can only do so much in this would be franchise film that suffers from an unbearably inept live action cast. (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

Poms (D)

Diane Keaton heads an all-star cast about a group of senior citizens who form a cheerleading club. It's a film that struggles with tone - a weird mix of sappy melodrama and forced laughs. (Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10)

Rocketman (B)

This musical bio chronicling the rise and struggles of Elton John is anchored by an outstanding performance by Taron Egerton - who channels John in ways that Romi Malek never approached in his Academy Award winning turn as Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody." (Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12, Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10, Highland Cinemas)

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