Latest 4 star movies

  • The Martian Review

    The Martian hits a powerful sweet spot: blending tense action, captivating science, and beautiful 3D cinematography into an emotional character story.

    (36) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Walk Review

    The Walk is an entertaining and often thrilling piece of storytelling, in addition to being an impressive display of 3D filmmaking.

    (12) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Black Mass Review

    Black Mass is an intriguing blend of classic gangster movie drama under the umbrella of an intimate Bulger biopic.

    (14) by Ben Kendrick
  • Everest Review

    Everest is a sobering character story packed with bravery, horror, and humility – as well as thrilling tension.

    (10) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Gift’ Review

    The Gift is a haunting character drama that successfully incorporates elements of the thriller and psychological horror genres

    (20) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ Review

    Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is a smart and exciting blockbuster, as well as another strong installment in the Tom Cruise action franchise.

    (68) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Dope’ Review

    Dope is a smart urban homage to the legacy of John Hughes films, but still manages to distinguish itself as something uniquely special.

    (12) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ Review

    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is a must-see for moviegoers who aren’t afraid to find joy and self-reflection in the story of a dying girl.

    (8) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Inside Out’ Review

    Inside Out is an important reflection on the power of emotion and proof that Pixar is still king of imaginative CG animated storytelling.

    (21) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Review

    ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ is a beautifully strange, violent and thrilling cinematic composition that proves George Miller is a more brilliant maestro than ever.

    (200) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Ex Machina’ Review

    Ex Machina is memorable and downright challenging, full of sharp performances that blur the lines between humanity and programming.

    (100) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Review

    Smart genre riffs and hyper-stylized action, Kingsman: The Secret Service manages to provide a clever twist on the spy movie format.

    (81) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘American Sniper’ Review

    ‘American Sniper’ may not be the strongest biopic in the genre, but it is on par with other acclaimed military action-thrillers like Black Hawk Down or The Hurt Locker.

    (97) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Paddington’ Review

    Thanks to its playfully idiosyncratic, yet thoughtful nature, Paddington maintains the innocence and charm of the Paddington character for a new generation.

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Selma’ Review

    ‘Selma’ manages to beautifully articulate a pivotal moment in history – one that is hauntingly ironic in how it echoes our current times and society.

    (44) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Inherent Vice’ Review

    While the film will have very limited appeal for casual moviegoers, ‘Inherent Vice’ is great genre entertainment for intellectual and/or cinephile types.

    (74) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Unbroken’ Review

    ‘Unbroken’ is every bit the Oscar-bait movie one would expect, but is elevated by offering viewers several different types of great drama in one tightly-woven narrative.

    (36) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Babadook’ Review

    While The Babadook is a well-crafted, insightful, and overall excellent film, it’s not going to be for everyone.

    (89) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Wild’ Review

    Wild is more than a showcase for Reese Witherspoon’s performance, it’s a meditative journey that is refreshingly funny, insightful, and poignant .

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Top Five’ Review

    ‘Top Five’ is Chris Rock’s greatest accomplishment yet, mixing his signature brand of comedy with a hip and savvy filmmaking technique borrowed from some of cinema’s finest.

    (17) by Kofi Outlaw