The Good Earth (1937). 4/5 stars for this haunting, emotional Chinese epic.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Good Earth, based on the novel by Pearl Buck, about turn of the century peasants in China. Starring Paul Muni and Oscar winning Luise Rainer.

Historical/Period/Epic

4 star rating very good lots to enjoy

 

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Hidden Figures (2016). 5/5 stars for this engrossing drama.

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Film review by Jason Day of Hidden Figures¬†about the hitherto unknown contribution made to the US space programme in the 1960’s by black, female¬†mathematicians.

Drama

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

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A United Kingdom (2016). Naive? Or innocent? This race-relations/big government drama is worth watching.

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Film review of A United Kingdom about an interracial love affair in the 1950’s starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike. Directed by Amma Asante.

Drama

3stars Good worth watching

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Oscar 2016 predictions

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A list of the possible outcomes (and my own preferred winners) for the Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars) 2016, due to be announced on 28 February 2016.

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