Sunset Boulevard (1950). After 25 years, I finally review the film that changed my life

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Film review by Jason Day of Sunset Boulevard, the classic Hollywood film noir about a failed screenwriter and his tangled relationship with a reclusive former star of silent movies. Starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson. Directed by Billy Wilder.

5 stars excellent genius a classic

 


Thriller/suspense/film noir

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Incredibles 2 (2018). Film review about the long-awaited sequel to the 2004 animated hit

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Film review, by Nadine Shambrook, of Incredibles 2 about the further adventures of the nuclear superhero family who are called out of retirement to help with the PR of heroes mistrusted by the public.

Animation

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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The Limehouse Golem (2018). A cracking spin on creaky Victorian thrillers, starring Bill Nighy.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Limehouse Golem, a Victorian thriller about gruesome murders starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Eddie Marsan and Douglas Booth. 

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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Get Out (2017). Disappointing, cliched horror about an interracial relationship.

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Film review by Jason Day of Get Out, the horror movie about a young black man who visits his white girlfriend’s liberal family with terrifying and life-changing results. Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams.

Horror

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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Isle of Dogs (2018). Film review of the dazzling, stop-motion animated tale.

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Film review by Jason Day of the movie Isle of Dogs, the Wes Anderson directed animated fable about a little boy searching for his beloved guardian dog on an off-shore island inhabited only by canines.

Animation

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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The Hills Have Eyes (2006). Film review of the horror about mutants attacking an all-American family

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Film review by Jason Day of the horror movie The Hills Have Eye (2006) about a family of holidaying, middle-class Americans who are attacked in the middle of a vast wasteland by a community of inbreds, horribly mutated after nuclear testing. Starring Ted Levine and Kathleen Quinlan.

Horror

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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The Deer Hunter (1978). Film review of the classic, 1978 Vietnam War drama

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Film review by Jason Day of director Michael Cimino’s movie about a group of steel mill workers who enlist to fight in the Vietnam war and find their lives irrevocably changed by it. Starring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken and Meryl Streep.

War

Image of 5 stars for an excellent film genius a classic movie

 

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