Movie Reviews

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


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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Mary Magdalene; Peter Rabbit; Pacific Rim Uprising

MARY MAGDALENE *1/2 (120 minutes) M Given how Jesus Christ arguably had a more interesting life than anybody else in ...
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Red Sparrow; Winchester

RED SPARROW * (140 minutes) MA The latest offering from the usually wonderful and daring Jennifer Lawrence is a dud ...
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Black Panther; Lady Bird

BLACK PANTHER *** (134 minutes) M In a sensible world the arrival of Marvel’s Black Panther would be greeted as ...
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Fifty Shades Freed; The 15:17 to Paris; Winning

FIFTY SHADES FREED *** (105 minutes) MA Our favourite movie couple-of-the-moment are back to deliver a fairly satisfying, if dramatically ...
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