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Mr Jinx

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Bad Education

Hugh Jackman and Alison Janney play heads of a Long Island secondary school where they both embezzle millions over many years. A brilliantly acted true story.

9/10
 

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Angel and the Badman (1947).

John Wayne is an outlaw who falls in love with a Quaker girl. The film also features Harry Carey, in one of his last roles. 6 or 7 out of 10.

Wayne's co-star, Gail Russell, became an alcoholic and died tragically young.
 

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In the Shadow of the Moon 2019. Sci-fi watched on Netflix.
Copycat murders are carried out every nine years throughout the lifetime of a police detective.
Interesting film involving time travel , spoilt by a very average ending. 6/10
 

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Rocketman

Finally got around to watching this Elton John biopic. I'd been hearing how much better than Bohemian Rhapsody this was but I have to say imho I don't think it is. Like BR it's a bit muddled, rubbish in parts and the musical skits aren't really my bag. And that's a shame as Taron Egerton in my opinion is a great actor.

6/10
 

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Rocketman

Finally got around to watching this Elton John biopic. I'd been hearing how much better than Bohemian Rhapsody this was but I have to say imho I don't think it is. Like BR it's a bit muddled, rubbish in parts and the musical skits aren't really my bag. And that's a shame as Taron Egerton in my opinion is a great actor.

6/10
Agreed. It reduced me to near torpor. 4/10
 

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Agreed. It reduced me to near torpor. 4/10
I wouldn't go that far - I'd say it was worth a watch. But I'm a bit of a stickler for detail, especially the chronological order of events. Bohemian Rhapsody muddled things around a bit I guess to tell a better story, and Rocketman was no different. It really sticks in my craw. It's a bit like when you see people in a film driving around London: one moment they're at Tower Bridge, the next Albert Bridge and then the Houses of Parliament. It just wouldn't happen that way and when I see that, I almost feel like turning it off. I guess that's why American films don't bug me as much; I'm none the wiser.
 

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I wouldn't go that far - I'd say it was worth a watch. But I'm a bit of a stickler for detail, especially the chronological order of events. Bohemian Rhapsody muddled things around a bit I guess to tell a better story, and Rocketman was no different. It really sticks in my craw. It's a bit like when you see people in a film driving around London: one moment they're at Tower Bridge, the next Albert Bridge and then the Houses of Parliament. It just wouldn't happen that way and when I see that, I almost feel like turning it off. I guess that's why American films don't bug me as much; I'm none the wiser.
I'm not a fan of bio pics but the one I liked was Andy Serkis playing Ian Dury, No big Hollywood budget but a well made film.
 

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I'm not a fan of bio pics but the one I liked was Andy Serkis playing Ian Dury, No big Hollywood budget but a well made film.
A great actor playing a great frontman and lyricist. It could not go wrong! Haven't seen it mind, and I probably should.
 
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