Transcendence boasts some of Wally Pfister's beautiful cinematography, but flat (and unlikable) characters, emotionless acting and a predictable, dull plot that never bothers to answer any of its questions makes it more forgettable than meaningful.
Yes, I may have chuckled once or twice and perhaps I may had more if I had been under the influence of alcohol. But the scariest thing about A Haunted House 2 is that movies like this are somehow given theatrical releases.
While it doesn't lack in action and Chris Evans proves once again that he may just be the only actor in the world capable or portraying the titular hero, Captain America: The Winter Solider is brought down a bit from a more-convoluted-than-necessary plot (I guess Hydra has never heard of the "snipe the guy while he's getting groceries" method of assassination) and eye-rolling repetition of Marvel's familiar tropes like black sidekicks and laughably predictable "he's not really dead" moments that rob all major deaths of any emotional weight.
The Lego Movie won't appeal to kids as much as it will adults, but that's because it boasts a smarter script, better visuals, more laughs and more heart than almost every big budget blockbuster ever made.