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[Film review] Penguin Bloom

[Film review] Penguin Bloom

Review by John P. Harvey. When Sam Bloom (Naomi Watts) and her husband, Cameron (Andrew Lincoln), take their three active ...
[Film review] Thoroughly Aussie THE DRY puts the squeeze on Eric Bana's Aaron Falk

[Film review] Thoroughly Aussie THE DRY puts the squeeze on Eric Bana’s Aaron Falk

Review by John P. Harvey Perfectly blending everyday realism and dramatic tension, The Dry has policeman Aaron Falk (Eric Bana) ...
[Film review] Promising Young Woman

[Film review] Promising Young Woman

Review by John P. Harvey. Having dropped her medical studies seven years earlier, Cassie (Carey Mulligan) waitresses in a café ...
[Film review] Be careful of what you wish for with WONDER WOMAN 1984

[Film review] Be careful of what you wish for with WONDER WOMAN 1984

Review by John P. Harvey The ageless Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) encounters a godly artefact at the Smithsonian in 1984 ...
[Film review] How to Be a Good Wife

[Film review] How to Be a Good Wife

Review by John P. Harvey. It is 1968, and Paulette (Juliette Binoche — Chocolat), along with her husband, Robert (François ...
[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 ...