Failed Movie Magic: Five films to avoid in theaters this week

It sucks to waste your money and your time on bad movies. Of course, your individual enjoyment is subjective, but here are five films in theaters this week that were panned by critics — either our own or reviewers from elsewhere on the internet.

Justice League

OK, look, DC Comics fans will still get something out of Justice League. Some of them may even love it. But broadly speaking, it is a flawed and disappointing movie. Read my full review.

Daddy's Home 2

Alonso Duralde at TheWrap says, "I laughed a total of three times during this witless trudge as it went through its predetermined part-two paces and found myself wishing I was re-watching A Bad Moms Christmas."

A Bad Moms Christmas

The Los Angeles Times calls this holiday sequel "a poorly gift-wrapped Pinterest fail of a movie."

Suburbicon

The Los Angeles Times says, "In filtering a ripped-from-the-headlines story through the prism of satire, Suburbicon winds up squandering much of its power. For all that the movie borrows from history, it conveys little in the way of truth."

Geostorm

Entertainment Weekly says of this one, "Geostorm in a nutshell: a bunch of supposedly connected scenes that don't seem to even know each other and were maybe shot years apart."

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