Free Press Journal
  • Christopher Robin movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Christopher Robin Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Ortom O’Brien and the voices of Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Nick Mohammed Director: Marc Foster Rating: * * * * * Wise and wonderful, this imaginative live action alive-action reboot of the Winnie the Pooh family created by author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard…

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  • The Spy Who Dumped Me movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Spy Who Dumped Me Cast: Justin Theroux, Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Gillian Anderson, Hasan Minhaj, Sam Heughan, Ivanna Sakhno Director: Susanna Fogel Rating: * * + Move over, Modesty Blaise. Morgan and Audrey are here. With a nod to Ian Fleming’s Bond, James Bond, director and co-writer Susanna Fogel’s  espionage action comedy, The…

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  • The Meg movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: The Meg Cast: Jason Statham, Rainn Wilson, Bingbing Li,Ruby Rose, Winstob Chan Director: Jon Turteltaub Rating : * * The Meg is strictly for fans of Jason Statham and action adventure movies. The titular creature is a gargantuan prehistoric creature which poses a threat to a large chunk of humanity which includes the multi-cultural…

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  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Cast: Lily James, Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Andy Garcia, Pierce Brosnan, Dominic Cooper, Colin Firth, Cher, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Jeremy Irvine, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan, Alexa Davies, Jessica Keenan Wynn Director: Ol Parker Rating: *** Your reviewer will desist from being testy about the…

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  • Mission: Impossible- Fallout movie: Review, Cast, Director

    Film: Mission: Impossible – Fallout Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Ving Rhames, Michelle Monaghan, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Wes Bentley Director & Writer: Christopher McQuarrie Rating: * * * * * Good anarchists want untrammelled freedom for all. Evil ones like Solomon (Sean Harris) Lane in ‘Mission: Impossible-Fallout’ want death…

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  • Hotel Artemis movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Hotel Artemis Cast: Jodie Foster, Dave Bautista, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Charlie Day, Sterling K Brown, Zachary Quinto, Brain Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate Director: Drew Pearce Rating: * * * and a half Cast as usual in a strong role, the ever dependable Jodie Foster acquits herself with characteristic panache in a dystopian crime…

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  • Sicario: Day of the Soldado movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Sicario: Day of the Soldado Cast: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner, Jeffrey Donovan, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Catherine Keener, Elijah Rodriguez, Matthew Modine Director: Stefano Sollima Rating: * * * * A sliver of black humour does little to dissipate the gloom of this grim and violent sequel to the critically acclaimed commercially successful…

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  • Isle of Dogs movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Isle of Dogs Cast (Voices):  Edward Norton, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Scarlett Johansson, Koyu Rankin, Liv Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Kunichi Nomura, Greta Gerwig, Yoko Ono Director: Wes Anderson Rating: * * * * * Doggie barks rendered into English and a fab prologue set the tone for the Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion…

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  • Oceans 8 movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Oceans 8 Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham-Carter, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Richard Armitage Director: Gary Ross Rating: * * * Fashionistas will remember pop singer Rihanna (and a whole lot of American celebs togged up in ecclesiastical robes at a recent exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of…

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  • Hereditary movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Hereditary Cast: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd Director: Ari Aster Rating: * * * * Hereditary takes an inordinately long time in making unsettling points about the satanically accursed, but when it does and malevolent forces are unleashed, the viewer will cringe. Do what I always do – murmur a…

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  • Incredibles 2 movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Incredibles 2 Cast: (voiced by) Holly Hunter, Craig T Nelson, Samuel L Jackson, Bob Odenkirk, Catherine Keener, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, John Ratzenberger, Isabella Rossellini Director: Brad Bird Rating: * * * * It’s taken an incredibly long time ( 14 years!) for the sequel to the widely popular 2004 animated film to hit the…

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  • Second trailer of ‘Jurassic World-Fallen Kingdom’ comes out

    Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom movie: Review, cast, director

    Film: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Cromwell, Jeff Goldblum, Isabella Sermon, Rafe Spall, Toby Jones, Justice Smith, Ted Levine, Daniella Pineda, B D Wong, Geraldine Chaplin Director: JA Bayona Rating: * * * and a half Pity and fear. Spanish horror-meister J A Bayona ( The Orphanage, A Monster Calls)…

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