Amsterdam

MA 15+, 134 minutes 3 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury Set in New York in 1933, this tale about love, friendship and politics would have been so much better were it crisp, sleek and sharp. It’s an ambitious undertaking from David O Russell, hinting at the dangers for democracy in turbulent economic times, but… Continue reading Amsterdam

Emma

PG, 125 minutes All Canberra cinemas 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury Emma Woodhouse, created by the 19th century novelist Jane Austen, is blessed with beauty, intelligence and personal wealth. At 21 years of age she is mistress of her household, has an inheritance of £30,000, wealth that is all her own, and only… Continue reading Emma