Happy Death Day 2U

Director: Christopher Landon Starring: Jessica Rothe, Isreal Broussard, Phi Vu, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Steve Zissis, Charles Aitken Written by: Christopher Landon and (based on the characters created) Scott Lobdell Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th February 2019 Two years ago saw the release of Happy Death Day,…

The Kid Who Would Be King

Director: Joe Cornish Starring: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor, Rhianna Dorris, Angus Imrie, Rebecca Ferguson, Patrick Stewart, Denise Gough Written by: Joe Cornish Running Time:  120 mins Cert: PG Release date: 15th February 2019 There have been many film version on the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table,…

A Private War

Director: Matthew Heineman Starring: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Tom Hollander, Stanley Tucci, Faye Marsay, Greg Wise, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Fady Elsayed Written by: Arash Amel and (based on the Vanity Fair article “Marie Colvin’s Private War”) Marie Brenner Running Time: 110 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 15th February 2019 Marie Colvin was a prominent and important…

Instant Family

Director: Sean Anders Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner, Gustavo Quiroz, Julianna Gamiz, Octavia Spencer, Tig Notaro, Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty Written by: Sean Anders and John Morris Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th February 2019 There aren’t that many movies about foster care, so Instant Family has to be commended…

If Beale Street Could Talk

Director: Barry Jenkins Starring: Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Aunjanue Ellis Written by: Barry Jenkins and (based on the book) James Baldwin Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th February 2019 I have always said that if I go into a film with high expectations, I…

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Director: Mike Mitchell Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Alison Brie, Channing Tatum, Stephanie Beatriz, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Maya Rudolph, Will Ferrell Written by: (also story) Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and (story) Matthew Fogel Running Time: 106 mins Cert: U Release date: 8th February 2019 I’ve had a mixed relationship with…

Alita: Battle Angel

Director: Robert Rodriguez Starring: Rose Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. Written by James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, Robert Rodriguez and (based on the graphic novel series “Gunnm”) Yukito Kishiro Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 6th February 2019 There has been a lot…

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Director: Marielle Heller Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, Gregory Korostishevsky, Jane Curtain, Stephen Spinella, Christian Navarro Written by: Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st February 2019 One of the joys of watching films is finding out about stories that you may never know…

Escape Room

Director: Adam Robitel Starring: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Deborah Ann Woll, Nik Dodani, Yorick van Wageningen Written by: Maria Melnik and (also story) Bragi Schut Running Time: 96 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st February 2019 There is a current trend in entertainment, where people pay to be locked in rooms…

Green Book

Director: Peter Farrelly Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco, Dimiter D. Marinov, Mike Hatton, P.J. Byrne Written by: Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Currie Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th January 2019 You can always tell it’s awards seasons, as the film companies release their “issues” films, movies…

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Director: Dean DeBlois Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Gerald Butler, Kit Harington, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, F. Murray Abraham, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Written by: Dean DeBlois and (based upon the “How to Train Your Dragon” book series) Cressida Cowell Running Time: 104 mins Cert: PG Release date: 1st February 2019 There are…

The Mule

Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Michael Pena, Laurence Fishburne, Dianne Wiest, Andy Garcia, Taissa Farmiga, Alison Eastwood Written by: Nick Schenk and (inspired by the New York Times Magazine Article “The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year Old Drug Mule”) Sam Dolnick Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th January 2019 Clint Eastwood is…