Latest 4 star movies

  • ‘Side Effects’ Review

    ‘Side Effects’ Review

    Side Effects isn’t just a clever film, there’s beauty in its execution – even if attempts to come full circle undercut some of the more interesting moral quandaries raised along the way.

    (32) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Review

    ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Review

    It’s easy to name ZDT as one of the best films of 2012.

    (71) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Les Misérables’ Review

    ‘Les Misérables’ Review

    What Hooper and Co. have created is impressive in its own right, and the streamlined and insightful take on Hugo’s novel opens up the story in new ways that distinguish this version.

    (177) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Monsters, Inc. 3D’ Review

    ‘Monsters, Inc. 3D’ Review

    There’s really little reason to check out Monsters, Inc. 3D in… well, 3D, rather than going for a good old-fashioned 2D screening instead.

    (4) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Review

    ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Review

    If The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is any indication of what’s to come, Lord of the Rings faithfuls have reason to be hopeful that the director will create another captivating round of adventures.

    (178) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Review

    ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Review

    Silver Linings Playbook paves a highly entertaining road to recovery for its characters, which you will be glad you helped sponsor.

    (24) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Life of Pi’ Review

    ‘Life of Pi’ Review

    If you aren’t put-off by the idea of exploring some new age concepts about life and spirituality, then this a film the entire family will enjoy during the holiday season.

    (59) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Skyfall’ Review

    ‘Skyfall’ Review

    Scene to scene, moment to moment, the movie offers one of the richest and most interesting Bond adventures.

    (162) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Lincoln’ Review

    ‘Lincoln’ Review

    Lincoln is easily recommendable to those hoping for an intriguing and wittily-humorous look at a very pivotal (and still very relevant) point in U.S. history.

    (86) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Sessions’ Review

    ‘The Sessions’ Review

    Moviegoers interested in a film that deals with sex and love in what is both an unembarrassed and good-humored manner should very much consider giving this one a look.

    (13) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Wreck-It-Ralph’ Review

    ‘Wreck-It-Ralph’ Review

    Wreck-It-Ralph enjoys a healthy ratio of accessible character drama and goofy gaming gags – resulting in an exceptionally entertaining, and heartfelt, animated adventure.

    (46) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Flight’ Review

    ‘Flight’ Review

    In reality, the film isn’t at all the “action-packed mystery thriller” described in the official synopsis, but a mixture of character study and morality play.

    (24) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Cloud Atlas’ Review

    ‘Cloud Atlas’ Review

    This is a unique blockbuster experience and is the type of bold choice in filmmaking that (in my opinion) deserves to be applauded

    (116) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Argo’ Review

    ‘Argo’ Review

    Affleck successfully uses history to tap into very real fears (both personal and political) about what may come tomorrow. As a director, he’s three for three, by my count.

    (58) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Frankenweenie 3D’ Review

    ‘Frankenweenie 3D’ Review

    Frankenweenie is a welcome return to form for Burton, and is bonafide good time at the movies for the old, young, and everybody in between.

    (20) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ Review

    ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ Review

    Viewers who invest in Chbosky’s film will be rewarded with a coming of age story that, because of its commitment to the ugly side of truth, is rife with honesty and captivating drama.

    (25) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘Looper’ Review

    ‘Looper’ Review

    Looper is a pleasurable trip into an interesting vision of the future, where we are treated to a thought-provoking series of questions and scenarios, set against wild sci-fi plot devices.

    (68) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ Review

    ‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1’ Review

    The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 is a must-buy for any Batman fan – including those who swear by the comic version of the story.

    (110) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Dredd 3D’ Review

    ‘Dredd 3D’ Review

    Dredd 3D offers an extremely enjoyable action ride and, for some, might even stand as one of Hollywood’s most entertaining comic book adaptations.

    (86) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Master’ Review

    ‘The Master’ Review

    The Master may seem like a movie of more questions and suggestions than answers and clarity, but the sheer beauty of its composition and the intensity of its central performances are enough.

    (29) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Finding Nemo 3D’ Review

    ‘Finding Nemo 3D’ Review

    Finding Nemo 3D is another example of post-conversion done right and, paired with the especially humorous Partysaurus Rex short, is well worth another trip to your local box office.

    (21) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘For A Good Time, Call…’ Review

    ‘For A Good Time, Call…’ Review

    The two charmingly funny leads and smart, timely dialogue are what make the film work; bottom line, calling upon this comedy flick will definitely result in a good time.

    (7) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Lawless’ Review

    ‘Lawless’ Review

    Lawless may not entirely live up to the sum of all its celebrated parts but it succeeds in telling a riveting “true life” historical drama with plenty of entertaining and memorable characters coupled with smart filmmaking choices.

    (32) by Ben Kendrick
  • ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Review

    ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Review

    While Nolan’s Batman finale isn’t perfect, and may not be the greatest installment of the trilogy, it does manage to solidify this three-part tale of the Batman legend as one of the best ever told.

    (435) by Kofi Outlaw
  • ‘Magic Mike’ Review

    ‘Magic Mike’ Review

    Magic Mike takes a familiar story and transforms it into something modern, unique and beautiful to look at.

    (39) by Kofi Outlaw