Victoria and Abdul (2017). 4/5 stars for this moving royal comedy drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Victoria and Abdul, starring Judi Dench as an aged, infirm Queen Victoria and her real-life, close friendship with her Muslim teacher Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal).

Historical/Period/Epic

image four star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016)

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Film review of the adaptation of the novel by Jane Austen, with additional material from Seth Grahame-Smith, following the adventures of the spirited Bennett sisters, beauties of minor society in Regency England who must do battle with an army of the undead, simultaneously traversing the rights of courtship with a group of handsome male suitors.

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Director: Burr Steers. (108 mins).

Horror

3stars Good worth watching

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Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

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Epic, romantic biography of the marriage and final years of the last Romanov dynasty, Emperor Nicholas II (Michael Jayston) and his Tsarina Alexandra (Janet Suzan). Co-starring Irene Worth and Laurence Olivier.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. (189 mins). Horizon/Columbia. (PG).

Historical/Period/Epic

3stars Good worth watching

 

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A Little Chaos (2014)

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Film review of the drama about a female gardener at the court of Louis XIV, directed by and starring Alan Rickman and co-starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts. Scroll to the bottom to leave any comments.

Director: Alan Rickman. BBC Films/Lionsgate et al. (12)

Drama

1star - Awful give this one a miss

 

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