Best movies of recent years that are oscar winners or nominees in actor in a leading role category

The Power of the Dog(2021)

Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 91

Charismatic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe in those around him. When his brother brings home a new wife and her son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.

King Richard(2021)

Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 83

A look at how tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are after the coaching from their father Richard Williams.


Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 80

The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

tick, tick...BOOM!(2021)

Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 79

On the cusp of his 30th birthday, a promising young theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressures of life as an artist in New York City.

The Banshees of Inisherin(2022)

Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 88

Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

Being the Ricardos(2021)

Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Follows Lucy and Desi as they face a crisis that could end their careers and another that could end their marriage.

The Tragedy of Macbeth(2021)

Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 85

A Scottish lord becomes convinced by a trio of witches that he will become the next King of Scotland, and his ambitious wife supports him in his plans of seizing power.


Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 65

An English-language adaptation of the script of "Ikiru" (1952), set in London in the 1950s.


Combined Rating:
Combined Critics Rating: 60

Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she took with her father twenty years earlier. Memories real and imagined fill the gaps between as she tries to reconcile the father she knew with the man she didn't.