Film Reviews


MA 15+, 91 minutes 3 Stars         Review by © Jane Freebury When a film gets remade, it’s intriguing for the quizzical… Read More »JJ+E


M, 118 minutes Netflix 4 Stars         Review by © Jane Freebury As a plane flies past in the early scenes of… Read More »Worth


Rated G, 1 hr 32 mins Dendy Cinema Canberra Centre, Palace Electric New Acton 3.5 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury In a couple of… Read More »2040

First Man

Rated M, 2 hrs 21 mins All Canberra cinemas Review by © Jane Freebury 4.5 Stars   The final frontier gets rather mixed treatment from… Read More »First Man


Review by © Jane Freebury Somehow or other, the South African-American actress Charlize Theron is able to switch between the most intimate of stories, like… Read More »Tully


  Reviewed by © Jane Freebury A modest 74 minutes long, this new documentary from local filmmaker Jennifer Peedom, is actually one continuous montage of… Read More »Mountain


Review © by Jane Freebury With films about perception, memory, and fluctuating identity, Christopher Nolan has carved out a very particular space for himself on… Read More »Dunkirk


    Review © Jane Freebury Is peace between former enemies possible while the horror of war still haunts them? The process certainly gets complicated… Read More »Frantz


       My Cousin Rachel Handsome, lush, gorgeous to look at and not nearly as over the top as the trailer suggests. Romantic obsession has… Read More »shortcuts


© by Jane Freebury Of all the titles to choose for a film about a man facing his premature demise, Truman takes its name from… Read More »Truman