Latest 4 star movies

  • The Edge of Seventeen Review

    The Edge of Seventeen Review

    The Edge of Seventeen captures the spirit of classic John Hughes comedies – at the same time, refining and innovating Hughes’ storytelling approach.

    (2) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Moonlight Review

    Moonlight Review

    Moonlight is one of the most poignant, poetic and beautiful movies of the year.

    (6) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Arrival Review

    Arrival Review

    Arrival is a smart tale of alien contact that boasts great visuals and performances, if also more brains than heart.

    (34) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Doctor Strange Review

    Doctor Strange Review

    Doctor Strange manages to expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe while also telling a satisfying story in its own isolated corner.

    (134) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Magnificent Seven Review

    The Magnificent Seven Review

    The Magnificent Seven (2016) isn’t going to eclipse its predecessors but it is, nonetheless, an immensely entertaining and heartfelt action-western experience.

    (46) by Ben Kendrick
  • Kubo and the Two Strings Review

    Kubo and the Two Strings Review

    Kubo and the Two Strings is Laika’s most poignant, entertaining, and beautiful film yet – and one of the best movies, animated or not, of 2016.

    (16) by Ben Kendrick
  • Hell or High Water Review

    Hell or High Water Review

    Hell or High Water makes for a contemplative dramatic thriller that is fueled by great performances and strong direction.

    (10) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Pete’s Dragon Review

    Pete’s Dragon Review

    Pete’s Dragon succeeds as a dramatic reimagining of its predecessor – giving rise to a soulful modern fairy tale in the process.

    (11) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Star Trek Beyond Review

    Star Trek Beyond Review

    Star Trek Beyond is a highly entertaining summer blockbuster for fans and casual moviegoers that pays respect to the franchise legacy.

    (44) by Chris Agar
  • Finding Dory Review

    Finding Dory Review

    Finding Dory isn’t just a worthy sequel to Nemo, it also succeeds on its own – as a rousing tale of love and overcoming adversity.

    (6) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Conjuring 2 Review

    The Conjuring 2 Review

    While The Conjuring 2 isn’t as innovative a horror film throwback as its predecessor, it’s an excellent ghost story in its own right.

    (15) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Captain America: Civil War Review

    Captain America: Civil War Review

    Captain America: Civil War is a great superhero blockbuster that lays the groundwork for even bigger and better things to come in Phase 3 of the MCU.

    (150) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Jungle Book Review

    The Jungle Book Review

    The Jungle Book is magnificent – honoring its literary and animated roots with thrilling action, groundbreaking effects, and heart-warming drama.

    (46) by Ben Kendrick
  • 10 Cloverfield Lane Review

    10 Cloverfield Lane Review

    10 Cloverfield Lane has little in common with Cloverfield but is, nevertheless, a clever, thrilling, and downright fun movie experience.

    (49) by Ben Kendrick
  • Zootopia Review

    Zootopia Review

    Zootopia is filled with lovable characters and a heartfelt message for kids, along with a layered subtext for adults, that is both timely and moving.

    (14) by Ben Kendrick
  • Deadpool Review

    Deadpool Review

    Deadpool, much like its source material, is an irreverent, bloody, and riotous twist on the superhero genre – a must-see comic book movie experience.

    (98) by Ben Kendrick
  • Carol Review

    Carol Review

    Carol is a visually rich period drama that boasts strong performances and refined direction, though some may find it easier to admire than love.

    (7) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Hateful Eight Review

    The Hateful Eight Review

    As a realization of Tarantino’s vision, The Hateful Eight is one of 2015’s best movies – and a standout in the director’s filmography.

    (90) by Ben Kendrick
  • Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens Review

    Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens Review

    Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens is a welcome comeback movie for the franchise, and fan love will be enough to propel most viewers past its flaws.

    (232) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Brooklyn Review

    Brooklyn Review

    Brooklyn is a beautiful period drama and rich piece of romantic storytelling that boasts great performances.

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Creed Review

    Creed Review

    The name on the title card may have changed, but the Rocky legacy is alive and thriving in Creed.

    (61) by Kofi Outlaw
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Review

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Review

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is a thrilling and powerful ending to the Hunger Games movie saga.

    (13) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Spotlight Review

    Spotlight Review

    Spotlight is a well-crafted and thoughtful investigative journalism docudrama that is buoyed by great performances.

    (5) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Peanuts Movie Review

    The Peanuts Movie Review

    The Peanuts Movie succeeds at giving the Peanuts property a shiny fresh coat of paint, while keeping its heart and humanist spirit intact.

    (8) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Steve Jobs Review

    Steve Jobs Review

    Steve Jobs is a quality portrait of Apple’s co-founder, with a gripping turn from Fassbender, even if the film plays fast and loose with history.

    (19) by Ben Kendrick