The Founder

February 16th, 2017 by

ilm,Director: John Lee Hancock Cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Patrick Wilson, Laura Dern Certificate: 12a Running Time: 115 minutes Release Date: February 17th Is The Founder the first Trump era film? It is tempting to see it that way. After all they are certainly some similarities between him and its protagonist Ray […]


Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

February 9th, 2017 by

Director: Ang Lee Cast: Joe Alwyn, Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Garret Hedlund, Vin Diesel, Steve Martin Certificate: 15a Running Time: 113 minutes Release Date: February 10th Prior to its American release towards the end of last year, much of the focus of Ang Lee’s latest film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk was on its technical […]


Cameraperson

January 26th, 2017 by

Director: Kirsten Johnson Certificate: Club Running Time: 101 minutes Release Date: January 27th In the opening two scenes of Cameraperson, the off-screen presence of cinematographer Kirsten Johnson is felt in two distinct ways. In the first, filmed in rural Bosnia, a frantic handheld camera finds what could be the perfect composition of a shepherd and […]


Queen of Katwe

October 21st, 2016 by

Director: Mira Nair Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Madina Nalwanga Certificate: PG Running Time: 124 minutes Release Date: 21st October  Adapted from the non-fiction book by Tim Crothers, Queen of Katwe tells the story of Phiona Mutesi (Madina Nalwanga), a young girl from the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, who became a chess […]


The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

September 16th, 2016 by

Director: Ron Howard Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr Certificate: 12a Running Time: 100 minutes  Release Date: September 15th The story of the touring years of The Beatles is a familiar one. Hamburg, The Cavern Club, number one hits, Beatlemania takes over the world, hordes of screaming teenagers follow them wherever […]


Morgan

September 1st, 2016 by

Director: Luke Scott Cast: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Rose Leslie Certificate:  15a Running Time: 92 minutes Release Date: September 2nd What makes us human? Or more specifically can artificial life develop true human consciousness? This question has been a recurring theme in much of science fiction since the latter half of the 20th century from […]


The Commune

July 29th, 2016 by

Director: Thomas Vinterberg Cast: Ulrich Thomsen, Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares Certificate: 15a Running Time: 112 minutes Release Date: July 29th Drawing from his childhood experiences, at the age of seven with his family lived in a communal house, Danish director Thomas Vinterberg’s latest film The Commune takes place in Copenhagen around the mid-1970s. Erik (Ulrich Thomsen), a university […]


Money Monster

May 27th, 2016 by

Director: Jodie Foster Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell Certificate: 15a Running Time: 99 minutes Release Date: May 27th The set up for Money Monster, in which a young working class man walks onto the set of a live broadcast of stock market trading show with a gun and takes its host hostage in order […]


Mon Roi

May 27th, 2016 by

Director: Maïwenn Cast: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel and Isild Le Besco Certificate: Club Running Time: 128 minutes Release Date: May 27th The majority of films that centre around a relationship tend to focus on the dizzying high that is its beginning. At the end of these films, these couples, more often than not are […]


Robinson Crusoe

May 8th, 2016 by

Director: Vincent Kesteloot and Ben Stassen Cast: Ilka Bessin, Dieter Hallervorden and Matthias Schweighofer Certificate: PG Running Time: 90 minutes Release Date: May 6th Giving that the main protagonists in Robinson Crusoe, the latest feature from Belgian animated studio nWave, are a group of mismatched anamorphic animals, perhaps its alternative title, The Wild Life under which it has […]


Disorder

March 24th, 2016 by

Director: Alice Winocour Cast: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy and Zaïd Errougui-Demonsant Certificate: 15a Running Time: 98 minutes Release Date: March 25th After what seemed to be an endless run of roles casting him as a hunky romantic lead in films like Suite Française, A Little Chaos, and Far From the Madding Crowd, in Disorder, the second feature from […]


The Club

March 24th, 2016 by

Director: Pablo Larraín Cast: Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers and Marcelo Alonso Certificate: Club Running Time: 98 minutes Release Date: March 25th At the beginning of The Club, the fifth feature from Chilean director Pablo Larraín and his first since his Oscar nominated No, we are presented with an almost tranquil scene. We are at a beach by the Chilean […]


Sing Street

March 17th, 2016 by

Director: John Carney Cast: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Aiden Gillen, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Jack Reynor and Lucy Boynton Certificate: 12a Running Time: 106 minutes Release Date: March 18th Writer/director John Carney’s first attempt at recapturing the magic of his breakout hit Once, 2014’s Begin Again, failed to set the world alight. There were a couple of reasons […]


Youth

January 28th, 2016 by

Director: Paolo Sorrentino Cast: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano and Jane Fonda Certificate: 15a Running Time: Release Date: January 29th Paolo Sorrentino has never been a filmmaker who has been overly concerned with the structure of a traditional narrative. His films, particularly the four he has made in his native Italy with […]