A Most Wanted Man

September 15th, 2014 by


Director: Anton Corbijn Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman Certificate: 15a Running Time: 122 minutes Release Date: September 12th Based on John Le Carré’s 2008 novel, A Most Wanted Man is the last leading role for the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman (not his last roles however with the two-part finale of The Hunger Games still to be released). […]

If I Stay

September 6th, 2014 by


Director: R.J. Cutler Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Stacy Keach and Liana Liberato Certificate: 12a Running Time: 106 minutes Release Date: August 29th Book adaptations, dying teenagers and weepy romances seem to be big on the cinema hit list this summer. Last month there was The Fault in Our Stars and now we have If […]

Before I Go to Sleep

September 6th, 2014 by


Directors: Rowan Joffé Cast: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong and Anne-Marie Duff Certificate: 15A Running Time: 92mins Release Date: September 5th When Christine Lucas (Kidman) wakes up every morning she is instantly transported back to a state of mind somewhere in her mid-twenties. She can’t remember anything after that point in her life due […]

The Grand Seduction

August 29th, 2014 by


Director: Don McKellar Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch and Liane Balaban Certificate: 12a Running Time: 113 minutes Release Date: August 29th Tickle Head, Newfoundland, is a proud, blue-collar fishing harbour. We know this because we’re told in an uneven narration from resident Murray French who paints a romantic view of the community where the happiness […]

Million Dollar Arm

August 27th, 2014 by


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


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 […]


August 23rd, 2014 by


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 […]