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

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]

The Selfish Giant…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

July 28, 2014 by  

Grim and gritty does work well in the North of England. [Read more]

Still Life…a movie review by Roz Tarszisz

July 19, 2014 by  

Funerals are meant for the living. Still Life opens intriguingly with the same solitary figure at a series of burial services. [Read more]

Venus in Fur…a film review by Roz Tarszisz

July 13, 2014 by  

Venus in Fur – a play within a play. Based on David Ives’ Tony Award winning play “Venus in Fur”, this two hander directed by Roman Polanksi opens innocuously enough in a small rundown theatre in Paris.

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