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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Beast (2017). Film review of the adult fairytale twist on Beauty and the Beast.

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Film review by Jason Day of Beast, the modern fairytale about a young woman who is torn between her controlling family and a stranger suspected of brutal murders.

Action/adventure/fantasy

2 stars film review fair passes the time

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A Quiet Place (2018). Cracking, silent horror about a family hiding from man-eating creatures.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski about a family who have to live in silence as they hide from creatures that hunt by sound. 

Horror

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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You Were Never Really Here (2018). Five stars for this drama about a war vet who rescues missing girls.

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Film review by Claire Durrant of You Were Never Really Here, starring Joaquín Phoenix and directed by Lynn Ramsay.

Drama

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

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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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Darkest Hour (2018). Film review of the WWII drama about Winston Churchill.

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Film review, by Jason Day, of Darkest Hour, the drama about the early days of Winston Churchill tenure as Britain’s WWII Prime Minister. Starring Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott-Thomas.

War

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

 

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The Commuter (2018). Film review of the action thriller starring Liam Neeson and Vera Farmiga.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Commuter, an action-packed thriller about a train commuter selected to assassinate another passenger. Starring Liam Neeson and Vera Farmiga. 

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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