Latest 3 star movies

  • Wonder Review: A Heartwarming Story of Family Love

    Wonder Review: A Heartwarming Story of Family Love

    Wonder is a touching tale of love and friendship, buoyed by strong performances from Jacob Tremblay and the rest of the cast.

    by Chris Agar
  • Justice League Review: DC Films Rebirth Has Begun

    Justice League Review: DC Films Rebirth Has Begun

    Justice League successfully ushers in a new era for DC Films and delivers lots of superhero fun – at the expense of a richer and more layered movie.

    (51) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Thelma Review: The Perks of Being a Supernatural Wallflower

    Thelma Review: The Perks of Being a Supernatural Wallflower

    Thelma makes for an effectively moody and evocative piece of Norwegian-flavored filmmaking, even as it brings more groundbreaking stories to mind.

    (2) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Murder on the Orient Express Review: An Old Fashioned Stylish Mystery

    Murder on the Orient Express Review: An Old Fashioned Stylish Mystery

    Murder on the Orient Express is well-crafted entertainment whose flaws are covered up by great work from Branagh in multiple facets.

    (4) by Chris Agar
  • Blade of the Immortal Review: Takashi Miike Presents Logan

    Blade of the Immortal Review: Takashi Miike Presents Logan

    Blade of the Immortal lacks depth as a quest for redemption narrative, but makes for good (and very bloody) pulpy fun in Miike’s skillful hands.

    (3) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Thor: Ragnarok Review – Thor & Hulk Versus The MCU Formula

    Thor: Ragnarok Review – Thor & Hulk Versus The MCU Formula

    Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok is a breath of fresh air in the MCU, but still feels very much like a Marvel movie – for better or worse.

    (77) by Molly Freeman
  • Thank You for Your Service Review: Life After War is Hell

    Thank You for Your Service Review: Life After War is Hell

    Thank You for Your Service isn’t a great piece of filmmaking, but good intentions and sincere performances make it a solid drama about life after war.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Goodbye Christopher Robin Review: A Bear of Very Little Happiness

    Goodbye Christopher Robin Review: A Bear of Very Little Happiness

    Goodbye Christopher Robin is handsome and well acted, but has mixed success when it comes to presenting Milne’s life story in a neat and tidy package.

    (5) by Sandy Schaefer
  • 1922 Review

    1922 Review

    1922 is a fascinating exploration of what guilt does to a man, fueled by a strong lead performance from Jane and compelling direction.

    (3) by Chris Agar
  • Tragedy Girls Review

    Tragedy Girls Review

    Tragedy Girls is a delightfully subversive and darkly comedic take on a slasher horror film, though it doesn’t necessarily reinvent the genre.

    (1) by Molly Freeman
  • Only the Brave Review

    Only the Brave Review

    Only the Brave makes for a straightforward, but meaningful salute to real-world heroism, thanks to its strong performances and sturdy direction.

    (6) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Happy Death Day Review

    Happy Death Day Review

    Happy Death Day is a fun, if silly, blending of various genre tropes that is fueled by a strong lead performance from Rothe.

    by Chris Agar
  • Marshall Review

    Marshall Review

    Marshall is a solid courtroom melodrama elevated by Boseman’s towering performance and its own timely-as-ever subject matter.

    (3) by Sandy Schaefer
  • American Made Review

    American Made Review

    American Made is a conventional true story crime caper that stays afloat thanks to Liman’s solid direction and Cruise’s committed turn as an antihero.

    (3) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Battle of the Sexes Review

    Battle of the Sexes Review

    Battle of the Sexes thrives as a crowd-pleasing sports story with charm to spare, even as it sugarcoats the real-life events that inspired it.

    (1) by Sandy Schaefer
  • IT Review

    IT Review

    As a coming of age parable, IT succeeds at being both horrifying and emotionally-resonant, even while adapting only half of King’s original story.

    (55) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Good Time Review

    Good Time Review

    Good Time’s inspired style, coupled with Pattinson’s compelling performance, are enough to carry the film past its narrative shortcomings.

    (1) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Hitman’s Bodyguard Review

    The Hitman’s Bodyguard Review

    The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a mediocre action flick elevated by the talent and comedic chemistry of Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds.

    (5) by Molly Freeman
  • Wind River Review

    Wind River Review

    Wind River is a decent, if flawed, directorial effort from Sheridan that showcases his strength as an actors’ director, more than as a writer.

    (16) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Annabelle: Creation Review

    Annabelle: Creation Review

    Annabelle: Creation makes for a solid Conjuring prequel, with scares and thrills that make up for any noticeable shortcomings in the script.

    (3) by Chris Agar
  • Detroit Review

    Detroit Review

    Detroit makes for a disturbing and unnerving portrayal of real historical events, but has less success as a work of sociopolitical commentary.

    (26) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Atomic Blonde Review

    Atomic Blonde Review

    Atomic Blonde is a stylish, yet uneven, thriller, punctuated by a strong performance by Theron and thrilling action set pieces.

    (17) by Chris Agar
  • Despicable Me 3 Review

    Despicable Me 3 Review

    Despicable Me 3 offers enough in the way of zany, irreverent entertainment (with a dose of heart) to please steadfast fans of the franchise.

    (1) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Beguiled Review

    The Beguiled Review

    Though an only decent adaptation, The Beguiled is deftly directed by Sofia Coppola, giving room for the cast to shine in their performances.

    (3) by Molly Freeman
  • Rough Night Review

    Rough Night Review

    Rough Night offers an entertaining genderswap on the bromantic comedy, which especially works thanks to its Broad City brand of humor.

    (10) by Molly Freeman