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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Network (1976). Hysteria is the watchword in this compelling, searing satire on TV

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Film review by Jason Day of Network, the seventies satire about the machinations of a failing TV network to capitalise on the on air breakdown of their esteemed news anchor, played by Peter Finch. Co-starring William Holden and Faye Dunaway. 

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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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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