A Star Is Born(2018)

Combined Rating:
94
Combined Critics Rating: 94

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.



Crazy Heart(2009)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 85

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.



Flight(2012)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 82

An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.



Trainwreck(2015)

Combined Rating:
87
Combined Critics Rating: 83

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.



The Spectacular Now(2013)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 82

A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."



Another Round(2020)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 83

Four high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.



Walk the Line(2005)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.



The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans(2009)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Terence McDonagh is a drug- and gambling-addled detective in post-Katrina New Orleans investigating the killing of five Senegalese immigrants.



Judy(2019)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 80

Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.



The Way Back(2020)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 76

Jack Cunningham was a high school basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, when he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, he may get one last shot at redemption.



Leaving Las Vegas(1995)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 67

Ben Sanderson, a Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his alcoholism, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.



Pollock(2000)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 74

A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.



Smashed(2012)

Combined Rating:
70
Combined Critics Rating: 71

A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober.



28 Days(2000)

Combined Rating:
65
Combined Critics Rating: 56

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.



Smoke Signals(1998)

Combined Rating:
56
Combined Critics Rating: 56

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by...



Rocketman(2019)

Combined Rating:
54
Combined Critics Rating: 35

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years.



Wah-Wah(2005)

Combined Rating:
50
Combined Critics Rating: 60

Set at the end of the '60s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from Great Britain, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, ...



Chihwaseon(2002)

Combined Rating:
49
Combined Critics Rating: 62

In a time of political and social unrest in nineteenth-century Korea, an uncouth, self-taught painter explores his natural talent amidst the repressive world around him.



The Rose(1979)

Combined Rating:
47
Combined Critics Rating: 46

The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.



Educating Rita(1983)

Combined Rating:
45
Combined Critics Rating: 37

In London, the twenty-seven year-old hairdresser Rita decides to complete her basic education before having children as desired by her husband Denny. She joins the literature course in an ...




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