Movie Reviews

The latest movie reviews from Jim Schembri, professional film reviewer since 1980.


‘Skyscraper’ offers new twist on big screen action

SKYSCRAPER ***1/2 (102 minutes) M It might look like The Rock versus The Towering Inferno from its ticket-selling poster, yet ...
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Ant-man and the Wasp; Hotel Transylvania 3; Sicario: Day of the Soldado; Adrift;

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA: A MONSTER VACATION *** (97 minutes) PG For their third outing into the ever-lucrative land of the animation ...
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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; The Incredibles 2; Disobedience; Ideal Home; Brothers’ Nest; Tag

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM ***1/2 (128 minutes) M After the public relations disaster in the previous film where the latest ...
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Ocean’s 8; Hereditary; Gringo; LBJ; I Kill Giants

OCEAN’S 8 * (110 minutes) M This over-hyped package of big names, movie branding, high fashion and girl-power BS is ...
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Solo: A Star Wars Story; Life of the Party

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY *** (135 minutes) M Though it often looks a little too much like too many ...
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Deadpool 2; Cargo

DEADPOOL 2 *** (119 minutes) MA A smirking Ryan Reynolds, and pretty much everything else from the first Deadpool, return ...
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Tully; Chappaquiddick

TULLY ***1/2 (96 minutes) M One of the funniest routines Robin Williams ever spouted exposed the fallacy of men who ...
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Breath; A Quiet Place

BREATH *1/2 (115 minutes) M It’s shaping up as another flat year for local film, with Simon Baker’s much-anticipated directorial ...
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Avengers: Infinity War; Rampage; I Feel Pretty; Unsane

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR ***1/2 (149 minutes) M Pop open a bottle of soft drink in celebration because it’s time for ...
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Ready Player One; Blockers; The Death of Stalin; A Wrinkle in Time; Love, Simon; Paul, Apostle of Christ; Early Man;

READY PLAYER ONE **** (140 minutes) M Given the glorious, elongated splashes of high-end spectacle on show here, one could ...
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