‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ Review Haiku: When the Kid’s Away, the Pets Will Play

We all really enjoyed it as the first official summer family film.

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ Review Haiku: Soaring Above the Clouds

This is a fantastic film about family, friends, sacrifice, and finding yourself as well as your place in the world.

‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ Review Haiku: Everything is Still Awesome

This is a movie with very high expectations, and it manages to meet most or all of them.

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Review Haiku: The Power of Attorney

I enjoyed it and felt inspired, to be certain, but I had hoped it would somehow challenge me the way Ginsburg challenged…everything.

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Review Haiku: Love Conquers All

This is one of the year’s best films, a standout of artistic quality and social commentary that showcases all the powers of cinema.