Category: Film Reviews

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. As a girl, Manikarnika (Devika Bhise) marries the Indian city of Jhansi’s Raja (Milind Gunaji), ...
Flash Gordon — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Flash Gordon — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. Let’s get one thing out of the way: Flash Gordon is primarily neither an action ...
Summerland — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Summerland — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace Cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. Of the children evacuated from London during the Blitz of WWII, some are allocated temporary ...
A Call to Spy — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

A Call to Spy — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by Michele E. Hawkins. In 1940 Britain, Prime Minister Winston Churchill instigated the creation of a secret wartime organisation, ...
A Gift From Bob — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

A Gift From Bob — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. James Bowen (Luke Treadaway) was on the streets for some years, leading up to the ...
Then Came You — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Then Came You — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. Annabelle (Kathie Lee Gifford), living in Nantucket, U.S.A., and widowed a year earlier, begins a ...
Women take centre stage in the Rhys Ifans, Keeley Hawes, Greg Kinnear–starring MISBEHAVIOUR — British Film Festival 2020

Women take centre stage in the Rhys Ifans, Keeley Hawes, Greg Kinnear–starring MISBEHAVIOUR — British Film Festival 2020

Review by John P. Harvey Eric and Julia Morley (Rhys Ifans and Keeley Hawes) have been running Miss World for ...
[Film review] The Comeback Trail

[Film review] The Comeback Trail

Review by John P. Harvey Film producer Max Barber (Robert De Niro) has gotten in deep with the criminal underground ...
Six Minutes to Midnight — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Six Minutes to Midnight — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. With diplomatic tensions at breaking point following Hitler’s invasion of Poland, a girls’ finishing school ...
Blithe Spirit — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Blithe Spirit — British Film Festival 2020 — Palace cinemas

Review by John P. Harvey. On a short deadline to write a screenplay from his own novel, writer Charles Condomine ...