Jan Wahl Movie Review: Films For Your Holiday Weekend
(KCBS) – KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl has several suggestions for this holiday weekend.
Made in Dagenham (R)
A film about women working at a Ford plant outside London in the 1960s. Starring Bob Hoskins, Sally Hawkins, Miranda Richardson, Rupert Graves – a believable, vibrant cast. Written with reality and heart by Bill Ivory, direction by Nigel Cole, who keeps the action and humor intact.
It’s glitzy showbiz fun time at the movies. This raunchy, sometimes lewd movie stars Christina Aguilera as that old showbiz cliche: smalltown girl comes to Hollywood and becomes a star. Includes a strong performance by Cher.
Nutcracker 3-D (PG)
Based on the classic holiday tale, this movie begins with promise; then it turns into a total mess.
Jan recommends these films to rent right now: Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps, Eat Pray Love
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