The 46-year old Hollywood starlet took a major gamble with this Chinese American war epic and while there are some stunning visuals, it falls well short of excellence in the critics eyes.
While the action blockbuster has been released across most countries globally, the consensus is that the franchise has worn out it's welcome after 6 attempts
Despite his calls on Jimmy Kimmel for fans to get more excited about his gangster drama project, it appears the filmmakers plea has fallen on deaf ears.
Having won over the critics with Danny Boyle's long awaited follow up, talk is already underway to make the third installment a much shorter wait
The filmmaker appears to have found his movie-making mojo again, overcoming xXx: Return of Xander Cage at cinemas as some features surprisingly flop.
12 years after the last of the action franchise, Vin Diesel has suited up again in the blockbuster and while the spectacle is big, the substance is lacking according to the critics.
For a feature that has a tagline "Don't think it. Don't Say it," this STX Entertainment production should have followed their own advice if the critics are to be believed.
The Michael Fassbender video game adaptation looked the part on the trailers, but the real thing has been anything but satisfying for those that have seen it.
Despite an all-star ensemble cast that features such names as Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren and Edward Norton, the new flick has been slated by reviewers who see it as a cynical attempt to win over the Academy.
After 12 months of build up, posters, teasers, Q&A's, social media posts, trailers and ticket pre-sales, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story finally arrives to the big screen and the latest reports suggests it has been well worth the wait.
Taking a few by surprise, the biopic has received two thumbs up as the actress appears in line for another tilt at the Oscars.
The veteran actor refuses to stop performing his craft and while he attempted something ambitious playing a stand-up, it has failed to impress those tasked with writing reviews.