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

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BlacKkKlansman (2018). Drama about a black cop investigating the Ku Klux Klan

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Film review Jason Day of BlacKkKlansman, the Spike Lee directed thriller about a black policeman going undercover and posing as a new member of the Ku Klux Klan with a view to dismantling it from within. Starring John David Washington and Adam Driver. 

Drama

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Searching (2018). Missing child thriller starring John Cho

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Film review, by Nadine Shambrook, of the thriller Searching starring John Cho as a father looking for his missing daughter. Debra Messing plays the Detective helping him.

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

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The Equalizer 2 (2018). Review of the vigilante justice film starring Denzel Washington

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Film review by Jason Day of The Equalizer 2, the action thriller about a man who helps oppressed or exploited people seek justice. Starring Denzel Washington and Pedro Pascal.

Thriller/Suspense/Film noir

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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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

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Mama Mia! Here We Go Again (2018). Film review of the Abba songs musical sequel

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Film review by Jason Day of the movie Mama Mia! Here We Go Again. This sequel to the blockbuster from 2008 reunites the former cast and new guests, including grandmother Cher.

Musical

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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Hotel Artemis (2018). Review of the offbeat thriller about a nurse who runs a health clinic for criminals on the lamb

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Film review, by Nadine Shambrook, of Hotel Artemis, starring Jodie Foster as a nurse who runs a secret emergency clinic for criminals hiding out until the heat calls off.

Thriller/suspense/film noir

2 stars film review fair passes the time

 

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