The King and I (1956). Film review of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical

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Musical

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Little Women (2019). film adaptation of the novel by Louisa May Alcott

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Historical/Period/Epic

Emily Shears

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Jason Day / @Reelreviewer

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Great Expectations (1946). Film review of the classic Dickens novel

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Drama

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The Aeronauts (2019). Film review of the drama about a Victorian adventurers

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Historical/Period/Epic

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Around the World in 80 Days (1956). Film review based on the Jules Verne novel

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Action/adventure/fantasy

star rating 3 out of 5 worth watching
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Sandow (2018). Film review of the indie biopic about a Victorian strongman

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Drama

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The Limehouse Golem (2018). A cracking spin on creaky Victorian thrillers, starring Bill Nighy.

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Film review by Jason Day of The Limehouse Golem, a Victorian thriller about gruesome murders starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Eddie Marsan and Douglas Booth. 

Thriller/Suspense/Film Noir

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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

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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.

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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.

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