Movie Reviews

J-Wire is proud to work in conjunction with world-renowned film reviewer James Berardinelli…

James writes from the U.S.

His top rating for a movie is ****

Visit his site, Reelviews, for well-informed and well-written archived movie reviews and for trailers for movies ahead of release

Contraband   **   Feb 2012

Killer Elite   **+   Feb 2012

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close   ***+   Feb 2012

This Means War   **+   Feb 2012

The Grey  ***   Feb 2012

My Week with Marilyn *** Feb 2012

Shame   **** Feb 2012

Abduction   *   Jan 2012

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy ***   Jan 2012

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo **** Jan 2012

Young Adult **+  Jan 2012

The Descendants ***+  Jan 2012

Hugo ***+  Jan 2012

The Muppets  *** Jan 2012

The Intern – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

September 30, 2015 by  

Director and writer Nancy Meyers (Something’s Gotta Give, It’s Complicated) has said she doesn’t want to be known as the one who makes movies for older people.

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Macbeth – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

September 16, 2015 by  

Of all Shakespeare’s flawed heroes, Macbeth is surely the hardest to care about.  Watch him bring about his own downfall as he pays the price for treachery.

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Oddball – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

September 15, 2015 by  

Taking my grandson (4.5) to the movies is always a delight, especially if the movie is about penguins. This one has the bonus of a large, white, fluffy dog.

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Life – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

September 8, 2015 by  

Even if you know little about James Dean you would recognise some of the famous off-screen photographs which have made him a poster pin-up for generations.

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A Walk in the Woods – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

September 2, 2015 by  

When a popular book is adapted for the big screen, screenwriters take artistic licence to keep the story flowing.

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