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

Beckett

A stumbling, loosely conceived action thriller that lacks conviction but has atmos, cinematography and music of mood, to recommend it   MA15+, 110 minutes 2 Stars Netflix     Review by © Jane Freebury This latest film with lead actor, John David Washington, is a straightforward actioner without any of the fluctuating time and space… Continue reading Beckett