Film Reviews

Total 7 Posts

The Blonde Review

Blonde is a violent, miserable ordeal of a film that trashes Marilyn Monroe's classic film legacy to focus on the tragic side of her life writes arts journalist Alison Jane Reid. Someone, please come up with a better script!

The Magic Film, Drama and Radio Review: Fifty Shades of Persuasion; Javier Bardem Plays Dirty in The Good Boss, Lady Gaga in House of Gucci and Radio Jewels...

In this week's magic film, drama and radio review, arts journalist Alison Jane Reid reviews two shades of Jane Austen's Persuasion. She studies Javier Bardem's misuse of power in the Good Boss and Kate Moss ditches wildness for meditation and gardening in the Cotswolds.

Disastrously Fab Living - Bubble Baths, the Joy and Agony of Flirting, Hot Pink Lips, Cafe Society and Early Morning Walks...

Journalist Alison Jane Reid writes the Disastrously Fabulous column - a frank funny and fearless look at life from the perils and joys of flirting to afternoon bubble baths, tai chi, hot pink lipstick and other decadent pleasures.

Magic Film, Drama and Radio Review: Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood in Love with the Proper Stranger, Impeachment, Things We Forgot to Remember

Love with The Proper  Stranger -  Classic  Film of the Month Love with The Proper Stranger is an extraordinary and important film in any era,  let alone 1963. It stars Natalie Wood and the prince of cool Steve McQueen as two people who have a one night stand after a

The Dig - An Elegy to Life, Death, the Cosmos and The Fantastic Basil Brown, Archaeologist Extraordinaire!

The Dig - A Review By leading arts and culture journalist Alison Jane Reid. AJ describes The Dig as Simon Stone's elegy to life, death, the cosmos and the fantastic Mr Basil Brown, archaeologist and astronomer extraordinaire!

Bohemian Rhapsody: A Love Letter to Queen

As a result of the mixed reviews being published about Bohemian Rhapsody, I went into the cinema unsure of what to expect. I had heard the pace was slow, the content was exaggerated, and most of all, that it hid Freddie Mercury’s bisexuality. But for me, those reviews couldn’

Film Review: Our Souls At Night

Film Review Our Souls At Night I loved every minute of the film Our Souls At Night. At last, a profoundly moving, intelligent, gentle caress of a film, about ageing, human frailty, the importance of family and love, based on Kent Haruf’s beloved last novel written with the knowledge
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