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

Far From the Madding Crowd…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

June 16, 2015 by  

Spare me the misery is my usual reaction to anything connected to the novels of Thomas Hardy. I studied  –  somewhat loosely  – Tess of the d’Urbervilles in high school and have steered clear of him ever since.

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Entourage…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

June 3, 2015 by  

It matters not whether you followed the long running TV series on which this movie is based.

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The Longest Ride – a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

April 9, 2015 by  

One of my guilty pleasures is that I love a rollicking country and western soundtrack.

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Self Made…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

August 25, 2014 by  

A modern fairytale with deep political messages, Self Made demands that the viewer suspend critical analysis and tag along for the ride. [Read more]

Next to Her…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

August 17, 2014 by  

Chelli (Liron Ben-Shlush), an attractive young woman, is a school security guard in Haifa. [Read more]

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