Latest 4 star movies

  • ‘Noah’ Review

    ‘Noah’ Review

    Viewers that are willing to give Noah a chance might find that, despite differences of opinion and belief, there’s plenty of universal value in Aronofsky’s gripping tale of good overcoming evil.

    (200) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Review

    ‘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’ 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.

    (78) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Her’ Review

    ‘Her’ Review

    Her is further proof that the outlandish imagination of Spike Jonze may be one of the most accurate and insightful lenses for observing the great human saga.

    (48) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Lone Survivor’ Review

    ‘Lone Survivor’ Review

    Lone Survivor succeeds at paying honor to all the men and women who have died in military service (not just SEAL Team 10) by shining a spotlight on the horror and the bravery of war.

    (59) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘American Hustle’ Review

    ‘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

    ‘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
  • ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review

    ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review

    This is a solid bet for that feel-good family film, despite the fact that it contains some heavier (but worthwhile) dramatic elements.

    (23) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Review

    ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ Review

    The director has once again delivered a humorous and enthralling (read: downright entertaining) adventure in Middle-earth with rich characters, sharp visuals, and an epic storyline.

    (143) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Frozen’ Review

    ‘Frozen’ Review

    Frozen is another fine addition to the Disney animated feature pantheon, offering a witty and heartfelt princess fairly tale with creative musical elements and some visual panache.

    (34) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘An Adventure in Space and Time’ Review

    ‘An Adventure in Space and Time’ Review

    The docudrama won’t appeal to everyone but it’s hard to find much fault in the final product – which excels as a thoughtful, evocative, and beautifully shot look back at the early days of Doctor Who.

    (16) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Review

    ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Review

    Lawrence and Lawrence prove to be winning team, and like Panem itself, this franchise is just now catching fire.

    (97) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Afflicted’ Review

    ‘Afflicted’ Review

    Afflicted is a major achievement in a wide variety of respects and will undoubtedly open doors for Prowse and Lee.

    (9) by Perri Nemiroff
  • ‘Nebraska’ Review

    ‘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
  • ‘Little Favour’ Review

    ‘Little Favour’ Review

    Little Favour is a film definitely worth it if you’re a fan of espionage action, Cumberbatch, slick stylistic indie shorts – or all three.

    (18) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Captain Phillips’ Review

    ‘Captain Phillips’ Review

    Greengrass and Hanks succeed in Captain Phillips with an astute and exciting action-thriller/biopic.

    (30) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Don Jon’ Review

    ‘Don Jon’ Review

    Gordon-Levitt offers something that is funny, witty, honest and eventually heartfelt, without having to pander to the saccharine fantasies or gross-out raunch humor.

    (37) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Prisoners’ Review

    ‘Prisoners’ Review

    Thriller and drama enthusiasts should find plenty of powerful performances and rich story material to make Prisoners an exhilarating and penetrating theater experience.

    (91) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Spectacular Now’ Review

    ‘The Spectacular Now’ Review

    The Spectacular Now is still a strong addition to the adolescent coming of age sub-genre – one that forgoes easy wistfulness in favor of untidy human emotion.

    (9) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘The Conjuring’ Review

    ‘The Conjuring’ Review

    The Conjuring is a very satisfying horror movie outing, but when it’s done – beyond the trauma of a freaky moviegoing experience – there is little to ponder or reflect upon.

    (71) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Man of Steel Review

    Man of Steel Review

    Man of Steel has more than earned its keep, and deserves to be THE iconic Superman movie for a whole new generation.

    (667) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Review

    ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Review

    Much Ado About Nothing is a faithful, pleasant and enjoyable small-scale production of Shakespeare’s classic. If you are in for the experiment, you’ll likely be charmed by the result.

    (16) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Review

    ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Review

    The result is another bold voyage for the Starship Enterprise – one that will likely wow most moviegoers (even if it irks a few die-hard Trekkies).

    (163) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Great Gatsby’ Review

    ‘The Great Gatsby’ Review

    Those looking for something more sophisticated (but no less visually entertaining ) than the average summer blockbuster, Great Gatsby 3D offers a mix of old Hollywood grandeur and new Hollywood edge.

    (51) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Disconnect’ Review

    ‘Disconnect’ Review

    If the stresses of the real world (and start-to-finish emotional turmoil) are not what you prefer to spend your ticket money on, then best seek a connection elsewhere.

    (9) by Kofi Outlaw