Latest 4.5 star movies

  • Paddington 2 Review: All is Right With This Kind & Polite Sequel

    Paddington 2 Review: All is Right With This Kind & Polite Sequel

    Paddington 2 is a charming confection of a film that manages to exceed its predecessor in terms of both visual splendor and good-natured storytelling.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review – The Saga Continues in Epic Fashion

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review – The Saga Continues in Epic Fashion

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi builds upon Star Wars history for a more expansive, high-stakes adventure with plenty of fresh – and classic – elements.

    (52) by Molly Freeman
  • The Shape of Water Review: A Monstrous Fairy Tale For the Ages

    The Shape of Water Review: A Monstrous Fairy Tale For the Ages

    Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water elegantly blends whimsical fairy tale with a fresh spin on classic monster movies for a delightful experience.

    (10) by Molly Freeman
  • Call Me By Your Name Review: A Beautiful Portrait of First Love

    Call Me By Your Name Review: A Beautiful Portrait of First Love

    Call Me By Your Name is a beautiful and powerful coming of age love story with remarkable performances from Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet.

    (10) by Molly Freeman
  • Lady Bird Review: Greta Gerwig’s Coming of Age Romp Delights

    Lady Bird Review: Greta Gerwig’s Coming of Age Romp Delights

    Lady Bird makes for a delightful coming of age comedy/drama, fueled by Gerwig’s inspired direction and Saoirse Ronan’s charming performance.

    (6) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Dunkirk Review

    Dunkirk Review

    Dunkirk makes for Christopher Nolan’s most intense and nerve-wracking thriller yet, delivering a strikingly terse viewing experience in the process.

    (70) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Baby Driver Review

    Baby Driver Review

    Baby Driver is an exhilarating and tense thrill ride that’s infectious with its high-octane energy, sheer creativity, and strong performances.

    (19) by Chris Agar
  • Manchester by the Sea Review

    Manchester by the Sea Review

    Manchester by the Sea is an affecting examination of the grieving process, brought to life through strong direction and compelling performances.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • La La Land Review

    La La Land Review

    La La Land makes for Damien Chazelle’s most technically-accomplished love letter to music yet, as well as the filmmaker’s most poignant work.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Moonlight Review

    Moonlight Review

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

    (11) by Sandy Schaefer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    (91) by Ben Kendrick
  • Brooklyn Review

    Brooklyn Review

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

    (14) by Sandy Schaefer
  • 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
  • ‘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
  • ‘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
  • ‘Birdman’ Review

    ‘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’ 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’ 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.

    (76) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Boyhood’ Review

    ‘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.

    (55) by Ben Kendrick