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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Hidden Figures (2016). 5/5 stars for this engrossing drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Hidden Figures about the hitherto unknown contribution made to the US space programme in the 1960’s by black, female mathematicians.

Drama

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

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New films out in the UK Friday 28 October 2016. Start planning what you want to see with our list.

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A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 28 October 2016. The big release is The Light Between Oceans starring Michael Fassbender. Use the Film List website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

The Light Between Oceans

Childless couple Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander discover a baby adrift on the sea in a row boat and raise her as their own daughter. Years later, the child’s real mother (Rachel Weisz) appears to reclaim her. A beautiful looking, Australian drama from writer/director Derek Cianofrance, form the novel by M.L. Stedman with a first rate cast. See Film List for your nearest cinema; the official Entertainment One Australia webpage has the trailer. Released on Tuesday 1 November.

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12 Years a Slave (2013). A searing, harrowing but ultimately rewarding slavery drama.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of 12 Years a Slave, the drama about the true story of Soloman Northup a free black man in 19th Century America who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and directed by Steve McQueen.

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