Million Dollar Arm

August 27th, 2014 by

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Director: Craig Gillespie Cast: Jon Hamm, Bill Paxton and Lake Bell Certificate: PG Running Time: 124 minutes Release Date: August 29th Based on a true story, well as true a story as Disney would allow, Million Dollar Arm focuses on sports agent J.B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) who in an effort to save his struggling agency, […]


Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

August 26th, 2014 by

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Director: Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez Cast: Mickey Rourke, Josh Brolin, Jessica Alba, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Eva Green Certificate: 16 Running Time: 102 mins Release Date: August 25th Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez reunite for the sequel to 2005’s Sin City. Based on Miller’s series of graphic novels, A Dame To Kill For follows its predecessor’s lead […]


Lucy

August 23rd, 2014 by

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Directors: Luc Besson Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman and Choi Min-sik Certificate: 15A Running Time: 89 minutes Release Date: August 22nd Luc Besson has walked the line between absurd and brilliant over and over in his career. He brought us The Fifth Element and the equally brilliant Leon, but last year’s The Family was a low and […]


What If

August 23rd, 2014 by

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Director: Michael Dowse Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Mackenzie Davis Certificate: 15a Running Time: 102 minutes  Release Date: August 22nd What If takes a whimsical look at the dreaded “friend zone” but it wears its romantic idealism on its fashionably threadbare sleeves. Daniel Radcliffe stars as Wallace, a medical school dropout whose cynical attitude to […]


Deliver Us From Evil

August 20th, 2014 by

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Director: Scott Derrickson Cast: Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, Olivia Munn and Joel McHale Certificate: 16 Running Time: 118 minutes Release Date: August 22nd Listen very carefully as this film ends, for if you really pay attention you’ll be able to make out the distinct sound of Eric Bana having his swimming pool cleaned. Based on […]


The Expendables 3

August 15th, 2014 by

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Director: Patrick Hughes Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Wesley Snipes Antonio Banderas, Dolph Lungren and Kelsey Grammer  Certificate: 12A 126 minutes Release Date: August 14th Question: Can a film be the best in its franchise, but still not very good? Answer: Yes, yes it can. The Expendables 3 is more dramatic […]


The Rover

August 15th, 2014 by

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Director: David Michôd Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy, Sasha Prior and Gillian Jones Certificate: 16 Running Time: 103 minutes Release Date: August 15th A curious man, that Guy Pearce. He has all the trappings of a Hollywood leading man but never seemed interested. After early starring roles, he avoided further advances only accepting the call when he was unrecognisable […]


The Congress

August 14th, 2014 by

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Director: Ari Folman Cast: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston, Paul Giamatti, Jon Hamm Certificate: 15a Running Time: 122 mins Release Date: August 15th Robin Wright plays a fictionalised version of herself in Ari Folman’s follow-up to 2008’s Waltz with Bashir. A film that challenges in its second movement, The Congress takes us on a […]


Hector and the Search for Happiness

August 13th, 2014 by

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Director: Peter Chelsom Cast: Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Toni Collette, Jean Reno, Ming Zhao, Christopher Plummer Certificate: 15A Running Time: 120 Minutes Release Date: 15th August 2014 Hector (Pegg) is a happy man, you would think. He’s got a job that he’s good at – we know because he tells us in an early […]


Planes: Fire & Rescue

August 8th, 2014 by

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Director: Roberts Gannaway Cast: Dane Cook, Ed Harris, Julie Bowen, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett, Cedric the Entertainer Certificate: G Running Time: 83 Mins Release Date: August 8th Time takes its toll on all of us. Where once your body used to spring, it now creaks and cracks. Your knees and your back start to give […]


A Night in the Cinema in 1914

August 1st, 2014 by

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Director: Various Cast: Various Certificate: Club Running Time: 85 minutes Release Date: August 1st In 1914, cinema was barely 20 years old but had already gone through some massive changes. It was no longer the fairground amusement showing workers leaving factories and bodybuilders flexing their muscles. By 1914, cinema as we know it today was […]


Mood Indigo

July 31st, 2014 by

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Director: Michel Gondry Cast: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou Certificate: 12A Running Time: 94 mins Release Date: August 1st There is probably no filmmaker working today who has as recognisable a visual style as Michel Gondry; from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind to The Science of Sleep and Be Kind Rewind, his inventive, quirky, style […]


The Nut Job

July 31st, 2014 by

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Director: Peter Lepeniotis Cast: Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Brendan Fraser and Liam Neeson Certificate: G Running Time: 85 mins Release Date: August 1st It’s been a vintage year so far for animated features, with Frozen, The Lego Movie and How To Train Your Dragon 2 all receiving glowing reviews and cramming people into movie theatres. The Nut […]


Guardians of the Galaxy

July 30th, 2014 by

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Director: James Gunn Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Lee Pace, Dave Bautista, Michael Roker, Djimon Hounsou, John C Reilly, Bradley Cooper (voice), Vin Diesel (voice) Certificate: 12A Running Time: 121 mins Release Date: July 31st The Kree, a blue skinned humanoid race, have spent decades in a star war against the people of Xandar. With a […]