Singin’ in the Rain (1952). Film review of the classic musicalStandard
Sandow (2018). Film review of the indie biopic about a Victorian strongmanStandard
Pandora’s Box/Die Buchse der Pandora (1928). Film review of the silent drama about the downfall of a sexual innocent.Standard
Film review, by Jason Day, of the infamous silent movie about a sexual innocent who destroys everyone who adores her in the pursuit of pleasure. Starring Louise Brooks and directed by G.W. Pabst.
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.
Safety Last! (1923). Read this review to see how Harold Lloyd scaled the heights of movie immortality.Standard
Film review by Jason Day of the silent film comedy Safety Last! Starring Harold Lloyd, it concerns a young man working in a city department store who will stop at nothing to impress his girlfriend back home. Co-starring Mildred Davis.
Ben-Hur: A Tale Of the Christ (1925). A worthy chariot-racing partner to Charlton Heston, so read what’s good and bad about it here.Standard
Film review by Jason Day of the second silent film adaptation of Ben-Hur, the Lew Wallace bestselling novel about a Jewish Prince (Roman Novarro) who is deceived by his childhood friend (Francis X. Bushman) and made into a galley ship rowing slave. Directed by Fred Niblo.
Ben-Hur (1907). How does the great-Granddaddy of Ben-Hur’s compare to the others?Standard
Film review by Jason Day of Ben-Hur, the original, 1907 silver screen version of the story about boyhood friends who become enemies in ancient Rome.
Top five films of the year…and the five biggest turkeysStandard
A list of the top five films I’ve had the pleasure to see and review this year…and the five turkeys I had to sit through, by Jason Day film critic for TotalMK.
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