Asteroid City

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M, 105 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury To reassure anyone who may get lost along the way, the new film from Wes Anderson begins with a droll explanatory prologue delivered in sonorous tones by its host, Bryan Cranston. There are chapter intertitles along the way and there is even an epilogue of… Continue reading Asteroid City

See How They Run

M, 98 minutes 3 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury   Riffing on Agatha Christie’s work, it has a focus on its a pair of unlikely young coppers rather than the potential victims, and manages a life of its own   Even if the phenomenal success that The Mousetrap has enjoyed is a mystery to… Continue reading See How They Run

The French Dispatch

  M, 108 minutes 4 stars Review by © Jane Freebury         If watching The French Dispatch feels like thumbing through an old-style print magazine at leisure, getting hooked on an arcane subject that a writer is passionate about, then it certainly also looks the part. It’s a film inspired by a… Continue reading The French Dispatch