Movies & Streaming Reviews

The latest movies & streaming reviews from Jim Schembri, professional film reviewer since 1980.


Mel Gibson misfires in the limp thriller ‘On the Line’; Kiwi drama ‘Millie Lies Low’ fails to fly

Bad call: Mel Gibson lets loose as a talkback DJ in ‘On the Line’. ON THE LINE * (104 minutes) ...
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REVIEWS: Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities; Blockbuster; The Good Nurse; The Stranger; Causeway

Squid game: Body horror is on show in Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’. GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES ...
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‘Sissy’, a nutty, inventive top-quality Australian splatter film

Online loner: Aisha Dee plays a friend in need in ‘Sissy’. SISSY ***1/2 (102 minutes) MA The year’s dream run ...
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REVIEWS: The School for Good and Evil; Memory; The Weekend Away; Rosaline; Catherine Called Birdy

Goth Girl: Sophie (Sophia Anne Caruso) tastes darkness in ‘The School For Good and Evil’. THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND ...
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Body oil and war cries do not an epic make in ‘The Woman King’

Battle-ready: Viola Davis as an Amazon warrior in ‘The Woman King’. THE WOMAN KING ** (135 minutes) M All hail ...
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As an old-fashioned British class comedy ‘Mrs Harris Goes to Paris’ has its charms, but is too long, moves too slowly and has a thin story

Me and my dress: Lesley Manville in ‘Mrs Harris Goes to Paris’. MRS HARRIS GOES TO PARIS ** (116 minutes) ...
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