Now You See Me 2

June 29th, 2016 by

Director: Jon M. Chu Cast:  Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Daniel Radcliffe Certificate: 12A Duration: 129 minutes Release Date: July 4th Stopping anyone on the street, Billy Eichner-style, and asking them to come up with a title for the sequel to 2013’s magic heist movie Now You See Me, could yield some fun results. How […]

Independence Day: Resurgence

June 23rd, 2016 by

Director: Roland Emmerich Cast: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Maika Monroe, Jessie Usher, William Fichtner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Brent Spiner, Angelababy Certificate: 12A Running Time: 120 minutes Release Date: June 24th It’s here! 20 years following the rampant success of iconic blockbuster Independence Day comes a sequel that nobody really needed shorn of its most charismatic presence. This time […]

Gods of Egypt

June 16th, 2016 by

Director: Alex Proyas Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Elodie Yung, Chadwick Boseman, Rufus Sewell, Courtney Eaton and Geoffrey Rush  Certificate: 12a Running Time: 127 minutes Release Date: June 17th Here’s the thing. Schlock can be glorious fun but you need to commit to the bit. There’s a moment early on in Gods of Egypt, a […]

Mother’s Day

June 9th, 2016 by

Director: Gary Marshall Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts and Jason Sudeikis Certificate: 12a Running Time: Release Date: June 10th Is it fair to call this film part of a franchise? Following Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve, director Gary Marshall has hit upon a formula that works for him, if nobody else; an […]

Me Before You

June 3rd, 2016 by

Director: Thea Sharrock Cast: Emilia Clarke, Sam Clafin, Jenna Coleman, Matthew Lewis, Charles Dance, Janet McTeer Certificate: 12A Runtime: 110 minutes Release Date: June 3rd Me Before You opens with a scene depicting how the film’s male lead, Will Traynor (Clafin) suffered the spinal cord injury that leaves him almost completely paralysed. Taking the film’s […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

June 3rd, 2016 by

Director: Dave Green Cast: Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, Tyler Perry, Sheamus and Will Arnett Certificate: 12a Running Time: 112 minutes Release Date: June 3rd There is a sequence very early on in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, where Megan Fox as April O’Neil, undercover in a short blonde wig and glasses, professes […]

Warcraft: The Beginning

June 1st, 2016 by

Director: Duncan Jones Cast: Travis Fimmel, Toby Kebbell, Paula Patton, Dominic Cooper, Ben Foster, Ruth Negga, Clancy Brown, Rob Kazinsky, Daniel Wu Certificate: 12a Running Time: 123 minutes Release Date:May 30th There I was, primed and ready to unleash a terrible ‘More like SNORECRAFT, am I right?!’ gag to open this review when all of a […]

Love & Friendship

May 31st, 2016 by

Director: Whit Stillman Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel and Stephen Fry Certificate: G Running Time: 93 minutes Release Date: May 27th At first glance, Whit Stillman and Jane Austen look like strange bedfellows. He’s a very modern chronicler of middle-class New Yorkers, defined by their flaky relationships, meandering ambitions and tart tongues. She’s […]

Money Monster

May 27th, 2016 by

Director: Jodie Foster Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell Certificate: 15a Running Time: 99 minutes Release Date: May 27th The set up for Money Monster, in which a young working class man walks onto the set of a live broadcast of stock market trading show with a gun and takes its host hostage in order […]

Mon Roi

May 27th, 2016 by

Director: Maïwenn Cast: Vincent Cassel, Emmanuelle Bercot, Louis Garrel and Isild Le Besco Certificate: Club Running Time: 128 minutes Release Date: May 27th The majority of films that centre around a relationship tend to focus on the dizzying high that is its beginning. At the end of these films, these couples, more often than not are […]

The Silent Storm

May 20th, 2016 by

Director: Corinna McFarlane Cast: Damian Lewis, Andrea Riseborough and Ross Anderson Certificate: 16 Running Time: 102 minutes Release Date: May 13th The Silent Storm is one of those films that defies description. To be truly enjoyed, it has to be experienced. Corinna McFarlane’s directorial debut stars Damian Lewis, normally highly entertaining to watch, and  Andrea Riseborough, […]

X-Men: Apocalypse

May 17th, 2016 by

Director: Brian Singer Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult and Rose Byrne Certificate: 12a Running Time: 144 minutes Release Date: May 18th 21 years ago, The Usual Suspects pulled off a trick later aped by Christopher Nolan and his hysterically overrated Inception; it convinced its viewers that an immediate repeat viewing of the […]

The Angry Birds Movie

May 16th, 2016 by

Director: Clay Kaytis and Feral Reilly Cast: Peter Dinklage, Jason Sudeikis, Danny McBride and Bill Hader Certificate: G Running Time: 97 minutes Release Date: May 13th The Angry Birds Movie is going to be a punchline for a while. The relationship between film and video games has long been touch and go. Plagued with missteps and blatant […]

Green Room

May 14th, 2016 by

Director: Jeremy Saulnier Cast: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart and Alia Shawkat Certificate: 16 Running Time: 95 minutes Release Date: May 13th Three films in and Jeremy Saulnier is already a master of horror, yet hasn’t worked exclusively in the genre. The horror he works with is that which exists within the world we […]