Movie Reviews

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


Bombshell; Dolittle; Go!

Three of a kind: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie star in the sexual harassment drama ‘Bombshell’. BOMBSHELL ***1/2 ...
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1917; The Gentlemen; Little Women; Spies in Disguise; My Spy; Farmageddon

Out of the trenches: Director Sam Mendes offers a unique vision of the First World War in ‘1917’. 1917 ***1/2 ...
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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – all flaws aside, a fantastic, fun, fan-pleasing swan song to the triple trilogy

Shall we dance: Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and Rey (Daisy Ridley) cross light sabres in ‘Star Wars: The Rise of ...
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Jojo Rabbit; Jumanji The Next Level; Sorry We Missed You; Cats; The Good Liar; Playing With Fire; Black Christmas

Happy days: Kiwi director Taika Waititi offers a punchy anti-Fascist satire in ‘Jojo Rabbit’. OPENING BOXING DAY JOJO RABBIT **** ...
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Frozen II; Mrs Lowry & Son; 21 Bridges; Knives Out

Dynamic duo: Elsa (left) and Anna return in ‘Frozen II’, the sequel to the mega-hit Disney film. FROZEN II **** ...
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Charlie’s Angels; Fisherman’s Friends; I Am No Bird; Official Secrets; Judy and Punch; Suzi Q

Cinematic vandalism: (from left) Kristen Stewart, Ella Balinska and Naomi Scott strike a pose as the latest recruits to the ...
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Doctor Sleep; Dosed; Last Christmas; Emu Runner

Look into my eyes: Rose the Hat (Rebecca Ferguson) is the central evil in ‘Doctor Sleep’, the sequel to ‘The ...
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Terminator: Dark Fate; Ready or Not; Happy Sad Man; Little Monsters; Brittany Runs a Marathon

She’s back: Linda Hamilton returns as Sarah Connor, the character she created 35 years ago, in ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’. TERMINATOR: ...
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Ready or Not; After the Wedding; Zombieland: Double Tap; Promised; Locusts

Wedding Day Blues: Australian actress Samara Weaving puts in a winning performance in the American horror-comedy ‘Ready or Not’. READY ...
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Hustlers; Working Woman; Gemini Man; Green Light; The Rise of Jordan Peterson

Open for business: Jennifer Lopez looks and sounds the part as a business-savvy stripper in ‘Hustlers”. HUSTLERS *** (110 minutes) ...
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