Victoria and Abdul (2017). 4/5 stars for this moving royal comedy drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Victoria and Abdul, starring Judi Dench as an aged, infirm Queen Victoria and her real-life, close friendship with her Muslim teacher Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal).

Historical/Period/Epic

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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American Assassin (2017). Well, well, well…didn’t we like this macho, jingoistic stuff.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of American Assassin, about a young American man who joins a CIA ‘Black Ops’ team after his girlfriend is killed during a beach terrorist attack. Starring Dylan O’Brien and Michael Keaton.

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

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Film review by Jason Day of Transformers: The Last Knight, the latest addition to the blockbuster movie franchise about huge robots that disguise themselves as other machines. starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Michael Bay.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

1 Star/Awful/Give this one a miss

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Alien: Covenant (2017). Film review. 3/5 stars for this addition to the sci-fi alien series.

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Film review by Jason Day of Alien: Covenant which continues the Alien film series. Starring Michael Fassbender and directed by Ridley Scott.

Science Fiction

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Sleepless (2017). Film review: 2/5 for this police thriller starring Jamie Foxx.

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Film review by Jason Day of Sleepless, a thriller starring Jamie Foxx as an undercover cop in Las Vegas. Co-starring Michelle Monaghan and Dermot Mulroney.

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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Fast and the Furious 8 (The Fate Of the Furious) (2017). Film review, 3/5 for this very fast car chase.

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Film review by Jason Day of the car racing action movie The Fate Of the Furious, starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez.

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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