‘Thunder Force’ was set up to be smart but it ‘swung and missed at every single opportunity,’ says critic

Critics review “Voyagers,” about a group of genetically engineered teenagers in outer space; “Thunder Force,” a Netflix original comedy starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer as two friends who become a crime-fighting duo; “Our Towns,” an HBO documentary about small cities nationwide working hard to revitalize themselves, based on a 2018 book of the same name by journalists James and Deborah Fallows; “Moffie,” about a young man who must complete his military service in 1981 South Africa while hiding his homosexuality. 



  • Amy Nicholson - host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for the New York Times - @theAmyNicholson
  • Shawn Edwards - film critic at Fox 4 News and co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association