Better doesn’t mean good. So just because “Resident Evil: Extinction,” the third and purportedly last installment in the videogame film franchise, marks a major improvement upon the last outing, don’t go rushing to theaters just yet.
A suburbanite’s innermost fears — that the next door neighbor has something to hide and that someone, somewhere is watching — are realized in “Disturbia,” a deft, topical thriller that does a better than average job at delivering the goods.
Writer-director Andrea Arnold’s harrowing and provocative thriller “Red Road” does a sly job of subverting audience expectation and manipulating our identification with the picture’s principal players.
Actors Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling burn up the screen in their handful of scenes together as opponents in the courtroom, but otherwise the legal thriller “Fracture” fizzles more than sizzles.