Miles Ahead Reviews

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September 27, 2017
In other words, for fans only.
July 8, 2016
[Such] pat psychologizing of a notoriously complex personality undercuts the swirling chaos of the 80s narrative.
April 22, 2016
Writer-director-star Don Cheadle gives a towering performance that the film simply can't keep up with; he's truly on his own, which is perhaps the way Davis would have wanted it.
April 21, 2016
A jazzy and unconventional tribute to an American icon, "Miles Ahead" is quite a ride.
April 21, 2016
Ultimately, Cheadle's labor of love prizes the music-making over the music, and maybe even over the man.
April 21, 2016
The problem with "Miles Ahead" isn't the playful, broad license it takes with Davis' story, but that it's so silly.
April 4, 2019
Jazz is about cadences, rhythm, and daring; everything that this dry biopic seems to lack.
January 15, 2019
An ambitious endeavor that doesn't always hit the mark but is held together by an Oscar nomination-worthy performance by Cheadle.
August 31, 2018
Don Cheadle's ambitions for his first directorial feature don't completely pan out in terms of story, but "Miles Ahead" at least stands out in its unique execution, if nothing else.
August 29, 2018
An occasionally ridiculous film about a man who was far from ridiculous.
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