Nyad

M, 120 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury While a film about a long-distance swimmer wasn’t a subject that you might expect to hold your interest over the course of a feature length movie, it’s a fair bet that a documentary about a rock climber wasn’t either, until Free Solo appeared a short… Continue reading Nyad

The Phantom of the Open

M, 106 minutes 4 Stars   Review by © Jane Freebury Wondering what else he might get out of life as retirement approached, a crane operator in the English port city of Barrow-in-Furness took up the game of golf. As you do. Then when a champion golfer demonstrated his moves one day on his new… Continue reading The Phantom of the Open

Misbehaviour

M, 106 minutes 4 Stars Review by © Jane Freebury When organisers were getting ready for the Miss World contest in 1970, there were plans afoot to gatecrash the televised event and spoil their party. A group of radical young feminists in another part of London were hatching a plot to disrupt it as the… Continue reading Misbehaviour