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  • The Reader

    The Reader

    ★★★★

    A love story, but completely different to most film love stories as we see an ex-Auschwitz guard (Kate Winslet) seduce a teenager (David Kross).  I found the moral issues raised very interesting, possibly because I had largely forgotten them from the first time I watched the film or from reading the book.

  • Our Dancing Daughters

    Our Dancing Daughters

    ★★★½

    A tangled tale of youthful search for love and money, with Diana (Joan Crawford) looking for love and Ann (Anita Page) looking for money, with both of them set upon finding it in Ben (John Mack Brown).
    An interesting look at what was considered as loose morals in the 1920s!

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  • Van Helsing

    Van Helsing

    ★★

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

  • Django Unchained

    Django Unchained

    ★★★½

    Dear Mr. Tarantino,
    I rather enjoyed your film, but that's because I had been warned that it was much too long, gratuitously violent, and that the n-word was used everywhere it could be and then some. The story was a great adventure, I was never going to drop off in the middle of it even though it would have been less flabby if you had trimmed ¾ of an hour off it. I'm not sure that your film is the…