Worldwide icon-chevron-right South Pacific icon-chevron-right Australia icon-chevron-right Melbourne icon-chevron-right Film reviews

Film reviews

The latest releases rated by our expert critics
Advertising

Looking for a movie to see this week in Melbourne? Check out the latest releases in Australian cinemas, all reviewed by Time Out critics.

Films in cinemas now

If Beale Street Could Talk
Tatum Mangus / Annapurna Pictures
Film, Drama

If Beale Street Could Talk

Barry Jenkins follows up Moonlight with more evidence that he’s a painter of emotional landscapes with few equals

Time Out says
Photo: Twentieth Century Fox
Film, Sci-Fi

Alita: Battle Angel

This visually stunning yet monotonous cyberpunk actioner is far less than the sum of its slick parts

Time Out says
Advertising
Film, Drama

On the Basis of Sex

Felicity Jones stars in this impressively brainy dramatisation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s rise to legal prominence in the 1970s

Time Out says
Advertising
The Hate U Give
Erika Doss
Film, Drama

The Hate U Give

A teen witnesses a fatal act of racial violence in this timely, ethically complex film

Time Out says
O Ben está de Volta
Mark Schafer
Film, Drama

Ben Is Back

Julia Roberts and Lucas Hedges play mother and son in a well-intentioned opioid-crisis drama that slides into histrionics

Time Out says
Advertising
Courtesy of Sony Pictures
Film, Drama

The Front Runner

Hugh Jackman plays a candidate sunk by shifting political tides in a film more interested in media machinations than betrayal

Time Out says
Film, Comedy

Green Book

A rousing period piece alternates belly laughs with an unflinching view of a nation at war with itself

Time Out says
Advertising
Film, Drama

Eighth Grade

Growing up is hard to do for a social-media-obsessed teen, but Bo Burnham's gentle, keenly observed indie is on her side

Time Out says
Show more

More Melbourne activities

Patrons enjoy Silent Comedy at Arbory Bar and Eatery
Photograph: Graham Denholm
Things to do

Things to do in Melbourne this week

Wondering what to do in Melbourne this week? We can help. Check out our guide to all the fun things to do in Melbourne, from free events to exhibitions, theatre shows, live music and more.

More to explore

Advertising