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.
June 9, 2016
Cheadle privileges the music in a way that shows his love and admiration for its creator. He has tried to make a movie that Davis would have liked, something with attitude and intelligence. On that level, Miles Ahead is a beautiful thing.
April 24, 2016
Actor Don Cheadle, the star, director and co-writer of this ambitious biopic, doesn't want to play nicely. He wants to play.
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
Miles Ahead riffs on the life of Miles Davis, improvising around the facts available, but somehow still reveals the essence and spirit of the man and his music.
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
This could be Don Cheadle's finest hour.
April 21, 2016
A movie that's often as sharp as you'd hope, yet whose weirdly off-key centre stands out like an uncharacteristic cracked note in an otherwise controlled, expressive solo.
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