Florence Foster Jenkins (2016). Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant excel in this musical biopic


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.


image four star rating very good lots to enjoy


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Get Out (2017). Disappointing, cliched horror about an interracial relationship.

image still get out film falling daniel kaluuya

Film review by Jason Day of Get Out, the horror movie about a young black man who visits his white girlfriend’s liberal family with terrifying and life-changing results. Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams.


star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching


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Collateral Beauty (2016). Read on for why this New York fantasy let me wholly unimpressed.


Film review by Jason Day of Collateral Beauty, the fantasy drama about a grieving man who writes to Death, Love and Time after the death of his daughter. Starring Will Smith and Edward Norton.


2stars - Fair/passes the time


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Sully (2016). After Deepwater Horizon, another winning disaster/inquiry recreation to watch.


Film review by Jason Day of Sully starring Tom Hanks as pilot Chesley Sullenberger who successfully pitched a passenger plane into the Hudson River in 2009.


4stars - Very good lots to enjoy


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New films out in the UK Fri 22 July 2016…read our list to choose what you’ll see


A list of the new films being released across the UK, from Friday 22 July 2016. The big releases are The BFG and Star Trek: Beyond. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.

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A highly anticipated film version of the beloved Roald Dahl children’s classic, an acronym anyone of a certain age will instantly know stands for Big Friendly Giant (and I’m showing my age as the book was first published in 1982). Steven Spielberg directs this tale of a young London girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) and the mysterious Giant, The BFG (Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. The official site has the trailer and how to book tickets at your nearest cinema (pretty much all of them around the UK).

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King Kong (2005)


Film review of the fantasy about an enormous gorilla on a prehistoric island and his love for the female sacrificial offering (Naomi Watts). 

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Director: Peter Jackson. Universal/WingNut/Big Primate/MFPV (12)



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