Roma (2018). Film review of the drama about a maid in Mexico in the 1970’s

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Drama

2 stars film review fair passes the time
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Mary Queen of Scots (2018). Film review of the historical drama.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of Mary Queen of Scots (2018), the historical account of the monarch’s romances, rise and fall, alongside her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie.C

Historical/period/epic

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching
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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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Love, Simon (2018). Film review of this ‘Snapchat angst’ drama about an outed gay teen.

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Film review by Jason Day of Love, Simon about a gay teenage boy who is outed and must face the High School hallway of shame. Starring Nick Robinson and Jennifer Garner.

Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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Breathe (2017). A moving drama about a polio survivor starring Andrew Garfield.

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Film review by Jason Day of Breathe, starring Andrew Garfield as real life polio survivor Robin Cavendish and the breakthroughs in palliative care made by him and his wife Diane (Claire Foy). Directed by Andy Serkis.

Drama

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

 

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Patti Cake$ (2017). 4/5 stars for this ‘Grimy Brothers’ modern-day fairy-tale.

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Film review by Jason Day of Patti Cake$ the American drama about an aspiring, female rap artist fighting for glory in her downtrodden New Jersey homeland. Starring Danielle McDonald and Cathy Moriarty. 

Drama

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

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