Posts tagged with "4.5 stars"



Another Round (‘Druk’)
When four teachers resolve to drink alcohol every day to enhance their lives, their deranged experiment is a ticket to disaster.

Zero Dark Thirty
Jessica Chastain zeroes in on the furious hunger of an obsessive agent in the 10-year hunt for Osama bin Laden.

Prisoners
Hugh Jackman is a seething time bomb as a father whose little girl has gone missing.

Blue Jasmine
Cate Blanchett in whirlwind action is a light bulb exploding bit by bit.

Whiplash
Miles Teller is mind-blowing as a jazz-drumming student. It's dedication to the nth degree.

Trainwreck
Watching Amy Schumer and Bill Hader take their Judd Apatow-directed shot at love is hilarious.

45 Years
A childless couple's long partnership is reshaped over one desolating week.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (‘Portrait de la Jeune Fille en Feu’)
The emotional storm that will sweep two women away comes most strikingly alive through what they leave unsaid.

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
Aside from its killer cast, the story-line of writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature is one long high.

Parasite (‘Gisaengchung’)
Out of work like the rest of his hard-up South Korean family, Ki-woo has his squalid world seriously rocked when he takes a job tutoring English to the teenage daughter of the loaded Park family.

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