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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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016). Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant excel in this musical biopic

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Film review by Jason Day of the movie Florence Foster Jenkins, in which Meryl Streep takes the title role, a tone deaf singer who finally achieves her dream of singing to an audience, despite the fact she is tone deaf. Co-starring Hugh Grant.

Comedy

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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Game Night (2018). Glib but funny millennial-angst comedy thriller.

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Film review by Jason Day of Game Night, the comedy about suburbanites in trouble, starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams.

Comedy

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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The Old Dark House (1932). Creaking, camp and comic chiller starring Boris Karloff.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of The Old Dark House, the horror film about people stranded during at a storm at an isolated house owned by the odd Femm family. Directed by James Whale and starring Melvyn Douglas and Gloria Stuart.

Comedy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). Film review of the satire starring Frances McDormand.

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Film review by Claire Durrant of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, the comedy starring Frances McDormand about a mother who takes action when the police fail to progress an investigation into her daughter’s murder.

Comedy

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

 

 

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Downsizing (2017). Film review of the whimsical comedy about humans shrinking themselves.

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Film review by Jason Day of the comedy Downsizing, starring Matt Damon and Christoph Waltz as two humans who shrink themselves as part of a global bid to halt the human environmental imprint on the planet.

Comedy

 

 

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

 

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Home Again (2017). Smug, unfunny romcom for me, appealing comedy for my friend Julie Allen – who is correct?

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Film review by Jason Day (and PR Supremo Julie Allen) of Home Again, the romcom starring Reese Witherspoon as a single woman who finds herself living with three homeless movie-making young men on the cusp of the big time.

Jason

1 Star/Awful/Give this one a miss

 

 

Julie Allen

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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