Singin’ in the Rain (1952). Film review of the classic musicalStandard
Sandow (2018). Film review of the indie biopic about a Victorian strongmanStandard
Sunset Boulevard (1950). After 25 years, I finally review the film that changed my lifeStandard
Film review by Jason Day of Sunset Boulevard, the classic Hollywood film noir about a failed screenwriter and his tangled relationship with a reclusive former star of silent movies. Starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson. Directed by Billy Wilder.
A Quiet Place (2018). Cracking, silent horror about a family hiding from man-eating creatures.Standard
Film review, by Jason Day, of A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski about a family who have to live in silence as they hide from creatures that hunt by sound.
Der mude Tod/Destiny (1921). 4 out of 5 stars for Fritz Lang’s inventive silent drama.Standard
Film review by Jason Day of Der mude Tod (1921), also known as Destiny, the expressionist silent drama by Fritz Lang. Starring Lil Dagover.
New films out in the UK Friday 11 November 2016. Want to know what’s on? Read our list to find out.Standard
A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 11 November 2016. The big release is American Pastoral directed by and starring Ewan McGregor. Use the Film List website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.
Actor Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of the Philip Roth novel. He also snags the lead role as a man who gives up everything to find daughter Dakota Fanning, who goes missing after she commits a terrorist act. Critical plaudits are already trickling in (McGregor has been nominated for Best Picture at the Hamburg and San Sebastian Film Festivals) and the trailer shows a slick production. Check the official website for more and screening locations.
Film review by Jason Day of the silent film Variete/Variety starring Emil Jannings and Lya De Putti. Directed by E.A. Dupont.
Queen Kelly (1927)Standard
Film review by Jason Day of Queen Kelly, the unfinished silent film starring Gloria Swanson as a convent girl who is seduced by a Prince. Directed by Erich von Stroheim.