Latest 3.5 star movies

  • The Expendables 2

    ‘The Expendables 2′ Review

    Those hoping for a deeper, smarter, or more polished piece of action cinema: Sorry, but this franchise has pretty much established it isn’t about that. Best to look elsewhere.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago68 Comments

  • Killer Joe

    ‘Killer Joe’ Review

    Watching the oddity that unfolds onscreen is enough to carry one from start to finish – and despite some truly disturbing scenes, this black-as-night comedy delivers quite a bit of off-beat humor.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago12 Comments

  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Review

    As a film seeking to justify its own new beginning, Amazing Spider-Man ends up being a solid relaunch, rather than a good or (wait for it) amazing one.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago250 Comments

  • People Like Us

    ‘People Like Us’ Review

    Kurtzman may need a little more experience before he can match his writing talents with his behind the camera work but People Like Us serves as an encouraging inaugural step.

    by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago7 Comments

  • Ted

    ‘Ted’ Review

    While it’s not going to be for everyone, moviegoers who are onboard with Ted’s campy premise and crude antics will likely find that MacFarlane has delivered an entertaining live-action comedy debut.

    by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago41 Comments

  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

    ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ Review

    For those looking for counter-programming to the summer blockbuster season: this would be an enjoyable (if not spectacular) selection.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago30 Comments

  • Brave

    ‘Brave’ Review

    Even though Brave is solid from beginning to end, the experience might be a little underwhelming for older viewers who expect Pixar to continue pushing the boundaries of animated film storytelling.

    by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago41 Comments

  • Men in Black 3

    ‘Men in Black 3′ Review

    The Men in Black are back to save the day once again – this time from a dangerous (time traveling) alien threat. Does ‘Men in Black 3′ deliver or is the film just another uninspired sequel? Read our review.

    by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago60 Comments

  • Get the Gringo

    ‘Get the Gringo’ Review

    Mel Gibson returns to the screen for ‘Get the Gringo’, a hard-boiled crime-thriller set in Mexico. Available exclusively on Video On Demand services (not in theaters).

    by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago21 Comments

  • The Five-Year Engagement

    ‘The Five-Year Engagement’ Review

    Judd Apatow is back in the producer’s seat for another romantic comedy but is ‘The Five-Year Engagement,’ worthy of your time and commitment? Read our review.

    by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago6 Comments

  • Think Like a Man

    ‘Think Like a Man’ Review

    Is ‘Think Like a Man’ another superficial ensemble rom-com? Or does it manage to offer a lighthearted look at the 21st century battlefield of love? Read our review.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago10 Comments

  • Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

    ‘Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope’ Review

    Is Morgan Spurlock’s (Super-Size Me) new documentary, ‘Comic-Con Episdoe IV: A Fan’s Hope’ an insightful look at the strange and wonderful mecca of geek culture? Read our review.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago9 Comments

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ Review

    Is the intriguing setup for Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard’s long-delayed horror film ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ enough to warrant a trip to the theater? Read our review.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago132 Comments

  • Friends with Kids

    ‘Friends with Kids’ Review

    Is ‘Friend With Kids’ a refreshingly modern day story of love and family – or just a slight spin on the same old rom-com formula? Read our review.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago5 Comments

  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home

    ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’ Review

    Does ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home,’ the latest indie dramedy from the Duplass Brothers (Cyrus), offer compelling onscreen drama and present star Jason Segel as more than just a funny man? Read our review.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago4 Comments

  • John Carter

    ‘John Carter’ Review

    Is ‘John Carter’ a worthwhile blockbuster movie experience? Or is this century-old sci-fi adventure a bit too dated for modern audiences? Read our review.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago132 Comments

  • The Lorax

    ‘The Lorax’ Review

    Would Dr. Seuss approve of this ‘Lorax’ flick? Or is it bad enough to make him say ‘Ick’? Read our review and you’ll know which.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago61 Comments

  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

    ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’ Review

    Is ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’ a fun family-friendly adventure? Or a sequel that wasn’t worth a second trip? Read our review to find out.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago28 Comments

  • The Grey

    ‘The Grey’ Review

    Writer/director Joe Carnahan (‘The A-Team’) reteams with Liam Neeson for the survival thriller, ‘The Grey.’ Find out if the film is a gripping and substantive man vs. nature movie experience.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago58 Comments

  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ Review

    Is ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ a worthy sequel to Guy Ritchie’s hit reboot of the character? Or is it a pale imitation of the first film? Read our review to find out.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago80 Comments

  • My Week with Marilyn

    ‘My Week With Marilyn’ Review

    Does Michelle Williams channel the star power of Marilyn Monroe in ‘My Week with Marilyn’? Or is the film just another by-the-numbers movie memoir? Read our review.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago45 Comments

  • Immortals

    ‘Immortals’ Review

    Does director Tarsem Singh’s ‘Immortals’ succeed in delivering a compelling story and impressive visuals? Or is the film mostly 3D style over narrative substance? Read our review.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago45 Comments

  • Tower Heist

    ‘Tower Heist’ Review

    Is Brett Ratner’s ‘Tower Heist’ a fun and funny caper flick, or just another stumble for Eddie Murphy? Find out the answer in our review.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago16 Comments

  • Puss in Boots

    ‘Puss in Boots’ Review

    Is Shrek sidekick ‘Puss in Boots’ capable of headlining his own feature film? Or is DreamWorks’ latest animated flick a hollow last-ditch franchise cash-grab? Read our review to find out.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago10 Comments

  • Real Steel

    ‘Real Steel’ Review

    Is ‘Real Steel’ a first round knock-out film experience – or a boring, drawn out string of weak punches? Read our review to find out.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago39 Comments

  • Contagion

    ‘Contagion’ Review

    With ‘Contagion’, director Steven Soderbergh uses the threat of pandemic to examine just how interconnected and vulnerable humanity truly is – but does that examination make for thrilling cinema?

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago46 Comments

  • Bellflower

    ‘Bellflower’ Review

    ‘Bellflower’, from writer, director, actor Evan Glodell, offers a chaotic and intense look at human relationships. But does the film manage to tell a competent story? Read our review to find out.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago2 Comments

  • Fright Night

    ‘Fright Night’ Review

    Does the remake of ‘Fright Night’ manage to put a fresh spin on an old idea and still retain the fun and campy atmosphere of the original? Read our Review to find out.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago29 Comments

  • Final Destination 5

    ‘Final Destination 5′ Review

    Has the ‘Final Destination’ series cheated death one more time with ‘Final Destination 5′ (in 3D) or is the film the final nail in the franchise’s coffin? Read our review to find out.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago32 Comments

  • X-Men: First Class

    ‘X-Men: First Class’ Review

    Is ‘X-Men: First Class’ the disaster a lot of fans predicted, or the surprise hit of the summer? Read our review to find out.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago248 Comments

  • Kung Fu Panda 2

    ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Review

    While not as epic and awesome as its predecessor, ‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ is still a pretty good sequel from DreamWorks Animation. Find out what works, what doesn’t, and if it’s worth the 3D ticket price.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 3 years ago25 Comments

  • Thor

    ‘Thor’ Review

    While not perfect, ‘Thor’ is most definitely a worthy addition to the pantheon of superhero movies.

    by Vic Holtreman | 3 years ago234 Comments

  • Fast Five

    Fast Five Review

    Director Justin Lin speeds into theaters with another Fast and Furious installment, ‘Fast Five.’ Does the film race to victory or is it an uninspired lemon? Read our review to find out.

    by Ben Kendrick | 3 years ago62 Comments

  • Scream 4

    ‘Scream 4′ Review

    Is ‘Scream 4′ a worthy return for Ghostface and director Wes Craven? Or will the fourth installment in the meta-horror franchise make you want to scream for your money back?

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago27 Comments

  • Limitless

    ‘Limitless’ Review

    ‘Limitless’ has an intriguing concept – and while it’s not explored as deeply as it could have been, the film still delivers a satisfying ride.

    by Vic Holtreman | 4 years ago38 Comments

  • Unknown

    ‘Unknown’ Review

    Liam Neeson returns to the international thriller genre with a fractured memory for director Jaume Collet-Serra – but is ‘Unknown’ a film worth remembering?

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago43 Comments

  • TRON: Legacy

    ‘TRON: Legacy’ Review

    ‘TRON: Legacy’ is all about the eye candy, and not much else. For the full effect try to get to an IMAX screening of the film, or at the very least, see it in 3D.

    by Vic Holtreman | 4 years ago172 Comments

  • Black Swan

    Black Swan Review

    Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ is a technical masterpiece featuring some great performances – unfortunately a cliched story and uneven patchwork of styles keep it from being great.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 4 years ago201 Comments

  • Faster

    ‘Faster’ Review

    Dwayne Johnson finally back as a badass, a classic, hot rod Chevy SS with a Hurst 5-speed, a big honking revolver – all brought together in a revenge flick… What’s not to like?

    by Vic Holtreman | 4 years ago38 Comments

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

    ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1′ Review

    For Harry Potter fans, ‘Deathly: Hallows: Part 1′ will be an enjoyable beginning of the end, but casual movie goers may walk away unfulfilled by the experience of only seeing half a story.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 4 years ago145 Comments

  • Due Date

    Due Date Review

    Director Todd Phillips’ ‘Due Date’ is an outrageous comedy that capitalizes on the oddball pairing of Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis. But is it too much of a good thing?

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago9 Comments

  • Welcome to the Rileys

    ‘Welcome to the Rileys’ Review

    ‘Welcome to the Rileys’ is a competent indie drama that offers great performances and an intriguing premise – but still feels a bit too familiar.

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago4 Comments

  • Hereafter

    ‘Hereafter’ Review

    ‘Hereafter’ may not be the sci-fi drama that some moviegoers were expecting – but it’s a worthy character drama with great performances that address life’s greatest mystery.

    by Ben Kendrick | 4 years ago94 Comments

  • Conviction

    ‘Conviction’ Review

    ‘Conviction’ is an Oscar hopeful tearjerker that is based on an inspiring true story, but plays out like a conventional melodrama – thanks to the lead actors, it’s actually a pretty decent film.

    by Sandy Schaefer | 4 years ago1 Comment

  • Tamara Drewe

    ‘Tamara Drewe’ Review

    Stephen Frears’ ‘Tamara Drewe’ stars Gemma Arterton and a wonderful supporting cast in an ensemble film that straddles the line between tragedy and comedy.

    by Mike Eisenberg | 4 years ago8 Comments

  • Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole

    ‘Legend of the Guardians’ Review

    While ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’ has a story that manages to be both overly familiar and convoluted, it is visually stunning – gorgeous in color and texture, and effective in its use of 3D.

    by Vic Holtreman | 4 years ago57 Comments

  • Devil

    ‘Devil’ Review

    ‘Devil’ is a clever and creepy story about good, evil, fate and faith. It also suggests that M. Night Shyamalan’s true talent has always been creative storytelling, not actual filmmaking.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 4 years ago63 Comments

  • Scott Pilgrim vs the World

    Scott Pilgrim vs the World Review

    If you’re under 30 you’ll probably like ‘Scott Pilgrim vs the World’ – if you’re over 40 you might think ‘like, whatever.’

    by Vic Holtreman | 4 years ago80 Comments

  • Salt

    Salt Review

    Salt is a decent spy-thriller that once again proves Angelina Jolie can out-punch, kick, and shoot just about any male action star out there.

    by Kofi Outlaw | 4 years ago61 Comments

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Review

    If you’re looking for a family-friendly film filled with magic, action, humor and impressive visual effects, then you should check out ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’.

    by Paul Young | 4 years ago38 Comments

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