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  • Old Mother Riley, MP

    Old Mother Riley, MP 1939

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Nov, 2015

    Mrs. Riley (played by Arthur Lucan) is sacked from her job at the laundry and ends up standing for election as an MP against her old boss. There is some amusing slapstick, and I enjoyed Mrs. Riley's malapropisms, but this isn't the best of British film comedy from that era.

  • The Company

    The Company 2003

    ★★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2015

    A beautiful film about the work of those at the Joffrey Ballet, but I didn't feel that the film as a whole was as good as its individual scenes suggest. I did like Malcolm MacDowell inhis role as the ballet's director though!

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    Django Unchained 2012

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing 2004

    ★★ Watched 05 Jan, 2013 1

    I was bored. I was bored during and after watching the film, not before.