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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The Great Wall (2017). Film review – 3/5 stars, surprisingly enjoyable.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Great Wall set in medieval China and starring Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe.  

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching

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The big films released this week are…

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If you are off to the cinema this weekend, below is a list of the main movies being released in the UK. To find out your nearest cinema showing these films, use the Find Any Film website.

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Film of the week…released Wednesday 30 September

The Martian

Matt Damon stars as an astronaut stranded on the surface of Mars who must use science The Martian posterand ingenuity to survive on this most hostile of places. He is ably supported by the likes Jessica Chastain and Chiwetel Ejiofor who help mount a rescue as Damon figures out how to grow food and stop himself from imploding. Expect some big office returns for this sci-fi from Ridley Scott, released across most UK cinema screens, the official website will help you locate your nearest cinema.

And to get yourself really clued up, see our Maysa Moncao’s review of the film, which she caught at the recent Toronto International Film Festival.

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