Movie Reviews

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


Crazy Rich Asians; Mile 22; The Flip Side

Meeting the parent: cultures clash and true love is tested in the rom-com Crazy Rich Asians. CRAZY RICH ASIANS *** ...
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The Happytime Murders; Working Class Boy; West of Sunshine

Manic muppets: things are about to get violent in the funny adult comedy The Happytime Murders, which was directed by ...
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Shock news: Mamma Mia 2 is actually very good

Is that you, Grandma?: Cher appears positively post-human in the joyful Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again MAMMA MIA: HERE ...
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‘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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