Latest 3 star movies

  • Hector and the Search for Happiness

    Hector and the Search for Happiness includes laughs and relatable drama but struggles to find successful balance between engaging journeys and thought-provoking destinations.

    (3) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Boxtrolls

    While The Boxtrolls doesn’t represent the studio’s best work, it’s nonetheless another visually-inventive, witty, and energetic fairy tale adventure to add to Laika’s mantlepiece

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Equalizer

    The Equalizer is a slow-burn, B-movie hero origin story propped up by a great lead actor and some unique stylistic flourishes.

    (38) by Kofi Outlaw
  • The Maze Runner

    The Maze Runner leans heavily on its premise, to the detriment of individual characters, but still succeeds as one of Hollywood’s better young adult adaptations.

    (79) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Drop

    The Drop is ultimately a solid mood piece, with strong performances that help elevate it above its derivative story elements.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • As Above, So Below

    ‘As Above, So Below’ milks a surprising amount of richness from its premise and found-footage format, but is hampered by its inability to fully develop both.

    (11) by Kofi Outlaw
  • If I Stay

    If I Stay’s blend of teen romance and supernatural melodrama doesn’t break the YA mold, but it’s a decent addition to the genre nonetheless.

    (11) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ is a jumbled but still enjoyable followup that, for most moviegoers, arrives on the scene too late.

    (36) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    The Hundred-Foot Journey is a by the numbers, yet charming, handsome, and well-acted dramedy that the whole family can enjoy.

    (7) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Wish I Was Here

    Wish I Was Here definitely suffers from some sophomore stumbles but still possesses enough memorable performances, biting wit, and thought-provoking insights to be a worthwhile viewing.

    (6) by Ben Kendrick
  • Earth to Echo

    In the end, Earth to Echo is surprisingly more fun and heartfelt than the stigma it earned for being a found-footage knock-off.

    (28) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Deliver Us From Evil

    Horror movie fans that are looking for traditional paranormal suspense and jump scares will probably find that Deliver Us From Evil offers more drama than demonic thrills.

    (18) by Ben Kendrick
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Still, for audience members that enjoyed prior films in the series (even while acknowledging their faults), Transformers: Age of Extinction is the biggest Robots In Disguise movie yet.

    (249) by Ben Kendrick
  • Jersey Boys

    It’s a quality film – albeit one that doesn’t explore enough new ground (in the story or the musical film medium) to excite casual moviegoers looking for a fresh song and dance drama experience.

    (16) by Ben Kendrick
  • Edge of Tomorrow

    As it stands, the uniqueness of the time reset premise and sci-fi action distinguish the film from so many others in the genre, and it is at least worth a matinée viewing on the big screen.

    (101) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Chef

    At the end of the day, though, Chef is successful in fulfilling its ambitions – offering a pleasant cinematic road trip, which also works as a palate cleanser for Favreau the filmmaker.

    (13) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Belle

    Belle might be a little too polite, for those who prefer their period dramas to be more souped up; at the same time, though, it has an intelligence that should make it more appealing.

    (10) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Locke

    Locke has its flaws, but manages to satisfy as a minimalist work of social realism that is both dramatically-rich and often quite engaging.

    (11) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Million Dollar Arm

    Million Dollar Arm features a strong cast, an accomplished screenwriter, and a quality director – who ultimately deliver a solid but unremarkable sports drama.

    (14) by Ben Kendrick
  • Neighbors

    Neighbors is a smart blend of prior Stoller films – a likable mix of over-the-top comedy beats grounded with relatable characters and life scenarios.

    (25) by Ben Kendrick