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 […]


Boyhood

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 […]


Blended

May 22nd, 2014 by

Director: Frank Coraci. Cast: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Terry Crews, Joel McHale, Wendi McLendon-Covey. Certificate: 12A Runtime: 117 minutes Release Date: May 23rd Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison production company has won the funnyman numerous nominations, accolades and awards in recent years. Unfortunately, most of these have been for the Razzies, celebrating the worst-rated Hollywood films […]