Latest 3.5 star movies

  • Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Review

    Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Review

    Captain Underpants makes the most of its silly and ridiculous premise by injecting high amounts of energy and laughter into the proceedings.

    (2) by Chris Agar
  • Alien: Covenant Review

    Alien: Covenant Review

    Alien: Covenant plays it safe by mashing together the best elements of previous Alien films, delivering a solid sci-fi horror/thriller in the process.

    (28) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 doubles-down on everything that audiences loved about its predecessor, to still-entertaining but diminished returns.

    (48) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Lost City of Z Review

    The Lost City of Z Review

    The Lost City of Z is a handsome and ambitious historical epic, if also one that’s more intellectually engaging than emotionally compelling.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Beauty and the Beast Review

    Beauty and the Beast Review

    Beauty and the Beast does right by its predecessor, delivering a musical experience that both dazzles the eyes and plucks the heartstrings.

    (17) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Kong: Skull Island Review

    Kong: Skull Island Review

    Kong: Skull Island is a shared universe launchpad that fulfills its promise of big, goofy, monster mayhem – setting up even bigger things to come.

    (21) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Get Out Review

    Get Out Review

    Get Out smartly balances its tones to provide viewers with an entertaining and clever satire that is equal parts funny and terrifying.

    (10) by Chris Agar
  • Split Review

    Split Review

    Split is the best M. Night Shyamalan creation in recent memory, as anchored by a great performance (or, rather, performances) by James McAvoy.

    (8) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Patriots Day Review

    Patriots Day Review

    Patriots Day is more effective as a suspense thriller than a stirring docudrama that explores the complexities of real-life heroism.

    (3) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Allied Review

    Allied Review

    Allied is most compelling as a dramatic spy thriller – less so as a sweeping romance that unfolds against the backdrop of WWII.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a solid Harry Potter series movie but often prioritizes setup over memorable drama or spellbinding action.

    (23) by Ben Kendrick
  • Hacksaw Ridge Review

    Hacksaw Ridge Review

    Hacksaw Ridge is a grisly WWII movie that excels as an action/thriller, but has mixed success in realizing its loftier thematic ambitions.

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

    Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

    Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children should provide moviegoers with an entertaining and emotional ride as well as nightmarish visuals to savor.

    (5) by Ben Kendrick
  • Deepwater Horizon Review

    Deepwater Horizon Review

    Deepwater Horizon effectively turns the real-world disaster into an action/drama that’s more disturbing than thrilling to watch.

    (2) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Storks Review

    Storks Review

    Storks is an entertaining family film fueled by a series of powerful messages for everyone in the audience.

    (1) by Chris Agar
  • Don’t Breathe Review

    Don’t Breathe Review

    Don’t Breathe cuts a fresh path, providing thrill-seeking moviegoers and horror die-hards with an inventive as well as terrifying movie experience.

    (8) by Ben Kendrick
  • Sausage Party Review

    Sausage Party Review

    Sausage Party is definitely not for everyone, but it offers an amusing blend of humor and substance, providing viewers with heady food for thought.

    (10) by Chris Agar
  • Ghostbusters Review

    Ghostbusters Review

    Ghostbusters won’t win-over pre-release haters but offers enough laughs and slick special effects to satisfy series fans and casual filmgoers alike.

    (151) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Secret Life of Pets Review

    The Secret Life of Pets Review

    The Secret Life of Pets isn’t a mold-breaker for animated movies, but it’s a consistently funny and inspired madcap romp nonetheless.

    (9) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The BFG Review

    The BFG Review

    Steven Spielberg’s The BFG is a technically impressive adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel – one with whimsy and heart to spare.

    (5) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Nice Guys Review

    The Nice Guys Review

    The Nice Guys is an entertainingly breezy buddy-detective romp that steadfast Shane Black fans ought to get additional mileage from.

    (10) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Keanu Review

    Keanu Review

    Keanu may be a glorified feature-length Key and Peele skit, but it’s also an entertaining and thematically-layered action/comedy parody.

    (11) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Eddie the Eagle Review

    Eddie the Eagle Review

    Eddie the Eagle is a light-hearted and thoroughly inspiring underdog tale – with lovable performances from Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton.

    (3) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Witch Review

    The Witch Review

    The Witch is effectively unpleasant and creepy, but it works better as a psychological thriller than a horror film.

    (26) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Hail, Caesar! Review

    Hail, Caesar! Review

    Hail, Caesar! is a funny and madcap, if unfocused, farcical salute to Golden Age Hollywood from the Coen Brothers.

    (15) by Sandy Schaefer