3 Stars


Review © by Jane Freebury   Would this film have attracted much attention without the name of Jim Jarmusch attached to it?  About a loving… Read More »Paterson


  © Jane Freebury It’s good to know that a hide like a rhinoceros isn’t a prerequisite for working in a cash converter business in… Read More »Pawno

45 Years

                                                        Review © Jane Freebury It was good to hear that the talented, youngish director Andrew Haigh had launched into new territory. He achieved… Read More »45 Years


Review by © Jane Freebury It’s just as well this 12-year-old is a fast learner. For a boy who could be headed for institutional care… Read More »Boychoir


Review by © Jane Freebury In this romantic crime caper, Margot Robbie and Will Smith are well cast as a glamorous pair of grifters, Jess… Read More »Focus


Review by Jane Freebury A big screen treatment of the life of a key prophet of Judaism, Christianity and Islam is one helluva big undertaking,… Read More »Noah

The Cup

Review by Jane Freebury It is the season for thoroughbred horses, outlandish hats and a lot of money changing hands and just the right moment… Read More »The Cup

I Am Love

Review by © Jane Freebury There’s something about Tilda Swinton. The way she looks and the characters she plays have an ethereal quality, like something… Read More »I Am Love