Mommie Dearest (1981). Film review – 4/5 stars.

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Film review by Jason Day of Mommie Dearest, starring Faye Dunaway as movie legend Joan Crawford.

Drama

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

 

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (2016). Find out why the latest J.K. Rowling adaptation wasn’t magic for me.

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Film review by Jason Day of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, from the book by J.K. Rowling, starring Eddie Redmayne and featuring Colin Farrell.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

3stars Good worth watching

 

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Spotlight (2015)

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Film review of the drama about a newspaper uncovering the sexual abuse of children at the hands of Catholic priests in Boston. Starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo.

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Director: Tom McCarthy. (129 mins). Anonymous Credit/First Look/Participant/Rocklin Faust. (15)

Drama

4stars - Very good lots to enjoy

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Room (2015)

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Film review of the drama about a young woman and her son who are held captive by a man and how she enriches and informs his otherwise insular, fantasy-led understanding of the world outside. Starring Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen and William H. Macy. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. 

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Director: Lenny Abrahamson. (118 mins). A24/Element Pictures/No Trace Camping. (15)

Drama

3stars Good worth watching

 

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Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)

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Film review, written as a social services case, by Jason Day of the silent melodrama about a poor, abused girl in Victorian London who is befriended by a Chinese man. Starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthlemess.

Silent

 

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