The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018). This magic fantasy casts a decent spell

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Film review, by Jason Day, of The House with a Clock in Its Walls, the fantasy movie about a young orphan who moves in with his uncle, who turns out be a Warlock with a terrible secret. Starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett.

Action/adventure/fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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A Star Is Born (2018). Bradley Cooper goes Gaga in this stunning creating a star remake

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Film review, by Jason Day, of the musical A Star Is Born. A washed-up rock legend is eclipsed by his pop star wife-discovery, Starring and directed by Bradley Cooper and co-starring Lady Gaga

Drama

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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A Star is Born (1937). The original movie star on the make and husband on the wane melodrama

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Film review, by Jason Day, of A Star is Born (1937), the melodrama about a famous but drunken film star (Fredric March) who falls in love with a wannabe actress (Janet Gaynor), only to see her fame eclipse his own.

Drama

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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Crazy Rich Asians (2018). Film review of the frothy, kaleidoscope coloured comedy

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Film review by Jason Day of the comedy drama about a young bride whose husband turns out to be very wealthy, leaving her at the mercy of his socialite friends and snobbish mother.

Comedy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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The Predator (2018). Film review of the smart reboot of the Predator movie franchise

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Film review by Jason Day of The Predator, the latest movie in the sci-fi franchise about a race of intergalactic trophy hunters. A young boy accidentally receives alien articles, leaving a ragtag crew of a scientist and mentality unstable soldiers to prevent the end of humanity.

Science Fiction

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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Halloween (1978). This short seasonal horror from John Carpenter is long on shocks

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Film review by Jason Day of Halloween, the 1978 horror starring Jamie Lee Curtis as an innocent babysitter stalked by a serial killer who, 15 years previously, stabbed his elder sister to death. Directed by John Carpenter.

Horror

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BlacKkKlansman (2018). Drama about a black cop investigating the Ku Klux Klan

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Film review Jason Day of BlacKkKlansman, the Spike Lee directed thriller about a black policeman going undercover and posing as a new member of the Ku Klux Klan with a view to dismantling it from within. Starring John David Washington and Adam Driver. 

Drama

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