Star Trek Beyond (Sol)

In many ways, Star Trek Beyond is exactly what I asked for in our Star Trek episode. Unlike the previous two efforts, it really feels very much like a feature-length episode of the original series (albeit produced with a massive budget). That said, if this had been an episode of the original series, it certainly wouldn't be remembered as one of the classics.

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (Sol)

The film suffers from various shortcomings that largely seem to stem from the decision to use a veteran director of the show rather than someone who makes, you know... films. It's tonally schizophrenic, with sections that are poorly conveyed and general issues with the pacing and translation of the show into the language of cinema.

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