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Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

Felicity Jones, The Last Letter from Your Lover, Zola and Stillwater


Edith Bowman and Anna Bogutskaya are joined by Felicity Jones, who talks about her new film, romantic drama The Last Letter from Your Lover, in which she stars alongside Shailene Woodley.

Anna reviews drama Profile, in which an undercover journalist infiltrates the online propaganda channels of the so-called Islamic State; Stillwater, which stars Matt Damon as a dad who travels from Oklahoma to France to help his estranged daughter, who is in prison for a murder she claims she didn't commit; Zola, a black comedy film based on a viral Twitter thread, in which Taylour Paige plays the titular stripper who is convinced by her new friend (Riley Keough) to travel to Tampa, Florida, in order to earn money, only to get in over her head; Beasts Clawing At Straws, a crime drama in which a struggling restaurant owner, caring for his sick mother, finds a bag of cash in a sauna locker; and reissue Now, Voyager, which stars Bette Davis as a frumpy spinster who blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman; and Boys From County Hell, about a crew of hardy road workers who must survive the night when they accidentally awaken an ancient Irish vampire.

They also talk you through the best and worst films on subscription-free TV next week, and recommend a home entertainment purchase in DVD of the Week.

Send us your sub 20 second instant reaction to any film attached to an email to mayo@bbc.co.uk for our feature ‘Lobby Correspondents’.

00:13:04 WTF?
00:23:40 Box Office Top 10
00:37:27 Profile review
00:42:55 Now, Voyager review
00:47:19 Zola review
00:52:15 Felicity Jones interview
01:06:29 The Last Letter From Your Lover review
01:08:24 Stillwater review
01:12:45 Beasts Clutching at Straws review
01:15:51 Boys From County Hell review
01:22:42 TV Movies of the Week
01:28:25 DVD of the Week

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