Smallfoot (2018). A cute, cryptozoological cartoon that needs more comedy

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Film review, by Jason Day and Kyle Vevers of Smallfoot, the animated movie about a Yeti who sets out to prove the existence of the mythical Smallfoot (humans). With the voices of Channing Tatum and James Corden.

Animation

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018). This magic fantasy casts a decent spell

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Film review, by Jason Day, of The House with a Clock in Its Walls, the fantasy movie about a young orphan who moves in with his uncle, who turns out be a Warlock with a terrible secret. Starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett.

Action/adventure/fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

 

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Crazy Rich Asians (2018). Film review of the frothy, kaleidoscope coloured comedy

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Film review by Jason Day of the comedy drama about a young bride whose husband turns out to be very wealthy, leaving her at the mercy of his socialite friends and snobbish mother.

Comedy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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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

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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The Limehouse Golem (2018). A cracking spin on creaky Victorian thrillers, starring Bill Nighy.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Limehouse Golem, a Victorian thriller about gruesome murders starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Eddie Marsan and Douglas Booth. 

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

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The Deer Hunter (1978). Film review of the classic, 1978 Vietnam War drama

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Film review by Jason Day of director Michael Cimino’s movie about a group of steel mill workers who enlist to fight in the Vietnam war and find their lives irrevocably changed by it. Starring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken and Meryl Streep.

War

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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