Latest 4 star movies

  • 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
  • The Martian Review

    The Martian Review

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

    (41) by Ben Kendrick
  • Sicario Review

    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.

    (51) by Kofi Outlaw
  • The Walk Review

    The Walk Review

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

    (13) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Black Mass Review

    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 Review

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

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

    ‘The Gift’ Review

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

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

    ‘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’ Review

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

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

    ‘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’ Review

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

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

    ‘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’ Review

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

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

    ‘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’ 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

    ‘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’ 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

    ‘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