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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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1931). We loved this creaky but sexy movie horror. Read this review for why.

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hFilm review by Jason Day of the early sound movie version of the Robert Louis Stevenson horror movie about a scientist attempting to separate the bestial side of human nature from the pure. Starring Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins.

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Director: Rouben Mamoulian. 98mins. Paramount.

5stars Excellent genius a classic

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Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl (1919)

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Film review, written as a social services case, by Jason Day of the silent melodrama about a poor, abused girl in Victorian London who is befriended by a Chinese man. Starring Lillian Gish and Richard Barthlemess.

Silent

 

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