Viceroy’s House (2017). Film review: 3/5 for this creation of independent India drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Viceroy’s House, a drama set during the time of the handover of the Rajah, starring Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson.

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Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Fist Fight (2017). Film review: 2/5 for this OTT movie about a school punch-up

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Film review by Jason Day of Fist Fight starring Ice Cube and Charlie Day as two warring teachers squaring up for a schoolyard fight.

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Comedy

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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Fences (2016). Film review – 3/5 stars for this grandly acted stage to screen adaptation.

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Film review by Jason Day of the drama Fences starring Denzel Washington as an African American working class man in the 1950’s. Co-starring Viola Davis in an Oscar winning role.

Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Logan (2017). 3/5 stars for this well-acted revisionist X-Men yarn.

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Film review by Jason Day of Logan, the X-Men themed action adventure starring Hugh Jackman in the title role and Patrick Stewart as Dr Charles Xavier.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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The Academy Awards 2017. List of my preferred winners for this year’s Oscars

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List by film critic Jason Day of the nominees in the top five categories at the 2017 Academy Awards, my preferred winners.

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The Great Wall (2017). Film review – 3/5 stars, surprisingly enjoyable.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Great Wall set in medieval China and starring Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe.  

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Mutiny On the Bounty (1962). Film review – 4/5 stars.

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Film review by Jason Day of Mutiny On the Bounty, starring Marlon Brando as Fletcher Christian and Trevor Howard as Captain Bligh.

Historical/Period/Epic

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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