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AT THE MOVIES #806                   BRING ON THE B MOVIES

 Simon Morris remembers the old, low-budget B movies fondly, and wonders if the current cinema fare can learn from them.

Where’d you go Bernadette is based on a best-selling self-improvement novel.  It stars Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) and Lawrence Fishburne (The Matrix), and it’s directed by Richard Linklater (Boyhood).

Unhinged stars Russell Crowe as an angry man with a bad case of road rage.  Look out Caren Pistorius (Mortal engines)

And Swedish feelgood movie Britt-Marie was here sees middle-aged Pernilla August (The Phantom Menace) abandon her safe life and go to a country village to run the local youth club.  From the people who brought us A man called Ove.