Latest 4.5 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.

    (42) by Ben Kendrick
  • Sicario Review

    Sicario is a solid piece of crime genre fiction elevated into a haunting and powerful cinematic experience by impeccable filmmakers and a talented cast.

    (49) 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.

    (101) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘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
  • ‘Birdman’ Review

    Birdman provides a thought-provoking and inventive exploration of artistry, family, and the difference between power, popularity, and prestige.

    (182) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Fury’ Review

    ‘Fury’ impresses as both a good piece of cinematic art – and a great piece of action-thriller filmmaking.

    (60) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Batman: Assault on Arkham’ Review

    Batman: Assault on Arkham may not be suitable for children, but for adult fans of DC animated movies it is a dirty good time.

    (75) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Boyhood’ Review

    Richard Linklater’s ambitious project comes with a few hurdles that might put-off casual moviegoers who were expecting a straightforward coming-of-age tale.

    (53) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Review

    A third installment is a must, as it (literally) looks like these Apes are only getting better (and smarter) with each new installment.

    (113) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Snowpiercer’ Review

    All in all, Snowpiercer is definitive proof that there is a growing market for moderately-budgeted blockbuster films – that is, if you approach things from a global market perspective.

    (125) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ Review

    How to Train Your Dragon 2 is the rare sequel that improves upon its predecessor in nearly every single way imaginable.

    (22) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review

    X-Men: Days of Future Past succeeds at being a thrilling and fun superhero movie, balanced by well-earned dramatic weight.

    (196) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review

    Having the Wes Anderson meter cranked up to 10 in Grand Budapest Hotel makes the movie a wondrous celebration of everything that the filmmaker stands for and holds dear to his heart.

    (13) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘The LEGO Movie’ Review

    The LEGO Movie is a fun adventure with heart and originality that everyone (regardless of age) should experience in full, big-screen 3D grandeur.

    (77) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘American Hustle’ Review

    Russell is far more interested in character than plot development, and that allows American Hustle to offer a real crowd-pleasing experience – one with profound social commentary.

    (37) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Review

    If you’ve ever, for a second, envisioned a career pursuing your creative interests (or worse, if you’ve actually taken that plunge), then the film will touch something deep and important inside you.

    (8) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Nebraska’ Review

    Payne’s film (taken as a whole) is really an elegant work of storytelling, which manages to make a thoughtful statement about the current demographic of older Americans.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer