Posts tagged with "5 stars"

The Banshees of Inisherin
When a friendship goes bad, both sides are victims in playwright Martin McDonagh's dazzling mosaic of betrayal.

Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
And only the devil himself could love these two errant, thieving, inept sons...

Director Zack Synder breaks the superhero persona down to its frail human bones.

No Country for Old Men
So superbly acted and subtly devastating that you’ll be replaying scenes from it for weeks.

Balloon salesman Carl’s South American adventure is every optimist’s dream.

For this Massachusetts-based choir, every note is a cry of defiance against old age.

Love it (and Ellen Page) as much for the sardonic wisecracks as for the tender heart that beats beneath them.

Les Misérables
Hugh Jackson brings tumultuous anguish and an A-plus set of pipes — often simultaneously, and without one shrill or sour note.

Five-star films are like gold dust, but this major word ticks every heart-filling box.

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Michael Keaton is incandescent as a faded superhero actor who stakes his shirt on a Broadway comeback.

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