Eye in the Sky

April 14th, 2016 by

Director: Gavin Hood Cast: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman and Barkhad Abdi Certificate: 12a Running Time: 102 minutes Release Date: April 15th At the beginning of Eye in the Sky, we meet Lieutenant General Frank Benson (Alan Rickman) facing off against an intimidating foe: a wall of Baby Annabell dolls. Phone in hand, he worriedly tells […]

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

March 24th, 2016 by

Director: Kirk Jones Cast: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett and Michael Constantine Certificate: 12a Running Time: 94 minutes Release Date: March 25th My Big Fat Greek Wedding from 2002 was a phenomenally-successful film adaptation, turning Nia Vardalos’ one-woman show into a twenty-one-person strong cast, working to complicate her life as she prepares for a ceremony that […]

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

March 11th, 2016 by

Director: Robert Schwentke Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller and Zoë Kravitz Certificate: 12a Running Time: 121 minutes Release Date: March 11th Allegiant is the third film in the Divergent saga, based on a series of novels by Veronica Roth. Following the discovery that her home city of Chicago has been the site of an […]

How to Be Single

February 19th, 2016 by

Director: Christian Ditter Cast: Dakota Johnson, Brie Larson, Leslie Mann and Rebel Wilson Certificate: 15a  Running Time: 110 minutes Release Date: February 19th ‘If you’re not having fun being single, you’re not doing it right,’ the trailer for this ensemble comedy boldly proclaims, and overall, How to Be Single bears out this message, presenting a single life […]

The Intern

October 2nd, 2015 by

Dir: Nancy Meyers Cast: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Adam DeVine and Rene Russo  Cert:  12A Runtime: 112 minutes  Release date: October 2nd ‘Freud once said, “Work and love, that’s all there is.” But I’m retired and my wife is dead.’  This nicely blunt exposition is delivered by Ben Whittaker (De Niro), in a video […]

Miss You Already

September 25th, 2015 by

Dir: Catherine Hardwicke Cast: Drew Barrymore, Toni Colette, Paddy Considine and Dominic Cooper Cert:15A Runtime: 112 minutes  Release date: September 25th Miss You Already follows the lifelong friendship of Jess (Barrymore) and Millie (Colette). Having done everything together since childhood, their relationship is severely tested when Millie is diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer, […]

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

August 13th, 2015 by

Director: Guy Richie Cast: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Jared Harris, Hugh Grant Certificate: 12A Running Time: 116 minutes Release Date: August 14th James Bond’s SPECTRE. The Marvel Comic Universe’s S.H.I.E.L.D. We’re not short of suave agents and intelligent acronyms in big-budget Hollywood cinema, but just in case you wanted another one, here we go. […]

Precinct Seven Five

August 13th, 2015 by

Director: Tiller Russell Cast: Michael Dowd, Ken Eurell, Walter Yurkiw Certificate: 15A Running Time: 102 minutes Release Date: 14th August Tiller Russell’s engrossing Precinct Seven Five offers a look at the circumstances under which Michael Dowd, a rookie policeman in a hectic Brooklyn precinct in the 1980s, came to be known as ‘the NYPD’s most corrupt cop […]

Inside Out

July 25th, 2015 by

Director: Pete Docter Cast: Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Richard Kind, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling, Lewis Black. Certificate: G Running time: 103 Minutes Released 24th July The literal definition of animation is the process of imbuing an object with motion – or to be more poetic, it’s to bring something to life. Pixar Studios has never […]

Magic Mike XXL

July 1st, 2015 by

Director: Gregory Jacobs Cast: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Kevin Nash, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Donald Glover and Amber Heard Certificate: 16 Running Time: 115 minutes Release Date: July 3rd 2012’s Magic Mike was a pleasant surprise, a movie about male strippers that went beyond buff bods and babes to interrogate the sale of male sexuality at a time […]

Mr. Turner

November 1st, 2014 by

Director: Mike Leigh Cast: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Marion Bailey, Dorothy Atkinson, Lesley Manville Cert: 12A Runtime: 149 minutes Release: October 31st Mr. Turner opens with a lengthy tracking shot of two women strolling and making casual, good-natured conversation in Dutch against a shaggy but near-unremarkable countryside backdrop which almost as an aside, is being rendered […]

The Maze Runner

October 10th, 2014 by

Director: Wes Ball Cast: Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Patricia Clarkson Certificate: 12A Running Time: 114 minutes Release Date: October 10th Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) wakes up at the bottom of a lift, with no memory and no idea where he’s going. Emerging into a mysterious woodland environment solely inhabited by fellow teenage […]


July 11th, 2014 by

Director. Richard Linklater. Cast: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater Certificate: 15A Runtime: 165 minutes Release Date: July 11th It has been noted that the birth of the cinema at the turn of the 20th century coincided with the rise of time-travel narratives in literature, both focusing on a desire to control and manipulate […]

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

July 7th, 2014 by

Director: Felix Herngren Cast: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Alan Ford. Cert: 15A Runtime: 112 minutes Release Date: July 4th Last Christmas, I gave you my heart… but meanwhile in Sweden, thousands of cinemagoers gave theirs to Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann, which admittedly makes for a less catchy song. After its record-breaking […]