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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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). Film review of the satire starring Frances McDormand.

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Film review by Claire Durrant of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, the comedy starring Frances McDormand about a mother who takes action when the police fail to progress an investigation into her daughter’s murder.

Comedy

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

 

 

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Murder on the Orient Express (2017). A lavish, well-cast but clunkily staged whodunnit remake.

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Film review by Jason Day of Murder on the Orient Express, based on the classic Agatha Christie whodunnit about a murder on the most luxurious train of all, with the great and the good of society amongst the suspects. Starring and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Crime

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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The 39 Steps (1935)

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Film review of the classic 1930’s thriller by Alfred Hitchcock starring Robert Donat as a man on the run from a false charge of murder and Madeleine Carroll as the women who might help him.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock. 86 mins. Gaumont. (U).

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

 

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