Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017). 2/5 stars – your timbers will not be shivered!

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Film review by Jason Day of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Mean Tell No Tales (or Salazar’s Revenge), the latest instalment in the Johnny Depp starring pirate adventure franchise.

Action/adventure/fantasy

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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Demon Seed (1977). Film review: 3 out of stars for this chilling but overdone thriller.

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Film review, by Jason Day, Demon Seed, about an early form of artificial intelligence computer that forcibly impregnates a woman, played by Julie Christie. Directed by Donald Camell.

Science Fiction

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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Der mude Tod/Destiny (1921). 4 out of 5 stars for Fritz Lang’s inventive silent drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Der mude Tod (1921), also known as Destiny, the expressionist silent drama by Fritz Lang. Starring Lil Dagover.

Silent

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017). Film review; 3/5 stars for this laddish action movie.

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Film review by Jason Day of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, starring Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law and Eric Bana. Directed by Guy Ritchie.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Alien: Covenant (2017). Film review. 3/5 stars for this addition to the sci-fi alien series.

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Film review by Jason Day of Alien: Covenant which continues the Alien film series. Starring Michael Fassbender and directed by Ridley Scott.

Science Fiction

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Prometheus (2012). Film review; 2/5 stars for this derivative but beautiful sci-fi movie.

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Film review by Jason Day of Prometheus, starring Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender. Directed by Ridley Scott.

Science Fiction

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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A Dog’s Purpose (2017). Film review: 3/5 for this warm and lyrical shaggy-dog tale.

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Film review by Jason Day of A Dog’s Purpose, the drama about a dog with several owners over several lifetimes. Starring Dennis Quaid and directed by¬†Lasse Hallstr√∂m.

Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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