Bridge of Spies

November 26th, 2015 by


Director: Steve Spielberg Cast: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda and Eve Hewson Certificate: 12a Running Time: 141 minutes Release Date: November 26th It is strange to look back at a time of our quite recent history, where the idea of nuclear holocaust was a realistic possibility, as a more simplistic period. Given […]


November 26th, 2015 by


Director: Todd Haynes Cast: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson and Kyle Chandler Certificate: 15a Running Time: 118 minutes Release Date: November 27th Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel The Price of Salt, which was released under pseudonym Claire Morgan, is regarded as a pioneering work in the field of gay literature, not least because she not […]

The Perfect Guy

November 24th, 2015 by


Director: David M. Rosenthal Cast: Michael Ealy, Sanaa Lathan and Morris Chestnut Certificate: 15a Running Time: 100 minutes Release Date: November 20th There is no other way to say this. The Perfect Guy is not a movie. It is a feature length smartphone commercial pathetically disguised as a cheap action thriller. Probably written on an app […]

The Good Dinosaur

November 24th, 2015 by


Director: Peter Sohn Cast: Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Sam Eliot, Anna Paquin and Frances McDormand Certificate: PG Running Time: 100 minutes Release Date: November 27th For too long, it has felt that family-movies were a little too safe and sanitized. “Back in my day”, you might hear someone complain, “kids movies would traumatize you senseless.” […]


November 20th, 2015 by


Director: Gaspar Noé Cast: Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock and Klara Kristi Certificate: 18 Running Time: 135 minutes Release Date: November 20th “He’s a French bloke. Wakes up in France, has a biscuit, thinks ‘what did I do yesterday’ for three thousand pages. Brilliant. Very French”, said Bernard Black, when asked to summarise Marcel Proust: a […]

Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2

November 17th, 2015 by


Director: Francis Lawrence Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson and Phillip Seymour Hoffman Certificate: 12a Running Time: 137 minutes Release Date: November 20th … and with that, Katniss removes her neck brace to reveal that damage inflicted upon her by Peeta during his brainwashed attack, while Plutarch looks on […]

Black Mass

November 16th, 2015 by


Director: Scott Cooper Cast: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Dakota Johnson Corey Stoll, Rory Cochran, Jesse Plemons and Kevin Bacon Certificate: 15a Running Time: 122 minutes Release Date: November 26th The term “an actor’s director” gets bandied about a lot, but seriously, actors must love to work with director Scott Cooper. Between the slightly […]

Steve Jobs

November 12th, 2015 by


Director: Danny Boyle Cast: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen, Jeff Daniels, Katherine Waterston and Michael Stuhlbarg Certificate: 15a Running Time: 122 minutes Release Date:  November 13th TV has long been the writer’s medium with directors king in cinema. Aaron Sorkin tends to eschew that tradition with his bombastic dialogue and manic-chatter overshadowing those behind […]

The Hallow

November 12th, 2015 by


Director: Corin Hardy Cast: Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic and Michael McElhatton Certificate: 16 Running Time: 97 minutes Release Date: November 13th A young couple have just moved into a house located in a remote area in the country. Upon their arrival the strange locals, who warn them about a local curse/myth, treat them with suspicion immediately. […]

The Fear of 13

November 11th, 2015 by


Director: David Sington Cast: Nick Yarris Certificate: Club Running Time: 90 minutes Release Date: November 13th Basic storytelling boils like a kettle. Interesting storytelling rolls like Russian roulette and fortunately, David Sington’s documentary, The Fear of 13, which blends the Errol Morris method of interviewing, with the stylised recreations of Bart Layton, or Andrew Jarecki, […]

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

November 9th, 2015 by


Director: Christopher Landon Cast: Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller and Joey Morgan Certificate: 15A Running Time: 93 mins Release Date: November 6th Ben, Carter and Augie are best friends who also happen to be scouts. Augie is a lifer while Carter is doing his best to convince Ben to ‘grow up’ and quit, fearful that the […]


November 1st, 2015 by


Director: John Crowley Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters and Michael Zegen Certificate: 12a Running Time: 112 minutes Release Date: November 6th Smart but painfully single, Eilis (Ronan) has been given a chance by her sister to move to New York for a better life for herself. There’s not much for women in 1950s […]


October 26th, 2015 by


Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Christoph Waltz, Ben Whishaw, Naoime Harris, Ralph Fiennes and Monica Belluci Certificate: 12a Running Time: 148 minutes Release Dates: October 26th The James Bond franchise may be one of the most successful and well known entities in cinema but it shares more similarities in its approach with […]

Mississippi Grind

October 23rd, 2015 by


Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Cast: Ben Mendelsohn, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller Certificate: 15A Running time: 108 mins Release date: October 23rd Ah, the Ryans. So handsome. So charming. So Canadian. And, of course, so poor when it comes to picking successful film projects. While Gosling’s efforts at least seem to gain some critical or cult […]