I, Tonya

Director: Craig Gillespie Starring: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson, Paul Walter Hauser, Bobby Cannavale, Caitlin Carver Written by: Steven Rogers Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 23rd February 2018 It has been said before and I have said it here: fact is definitely stranger than fiction. I, Tonya is proof…

Black Panther

Director: Ryan Cooglar Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kayluua, Andy Serkis, Angela Bassett, Forest Whittaker Written by: Ryan Cooglar, Joe Robert Cole, (based on the comic book ) Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Running Time: 134 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th February 2018 If there is…

The Shape of Water

Director: Guillermo Del Toro Starring: Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlberg, Doug Jones, David Hewlett, Nick Searcy Written by: Vanessa Taylor and (also story) Guillermo Del Toro Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 14th February 2018 One of the reasons I love cinema is that sometimes it can produce…

Fifty Shades Freed

Director: James Foley Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden Written by: Niall Leonard and (based on the book) E.L. James Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 9th February 2018 Firstly, let’s have a moment to celebrate. This is the last of the series…

Downsizing

Director: Alexander Payne Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgard, Ingjerd Egeberg, Udo Kier. Written by: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 24th January 2018 Downsizing, the latest film from director Alexander Payne, famed for the likes of About Schmidt, Sideways and Election, looks like…

Journey’s End

Director: Saul Dibb Starring: Sam Claflin, Paul Bettany, Toby Jones, Ava Butterfield, Stephen Graham, Tom Sturridge, Robert Glenister, Miles Jupp, Theo Barklem-Biggs Written by: Simon Reade, (based on the novel) Vernon Bartlett and (based on the novel and play) R.C. Sherriff Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 2nd February 2018 R.C. Sherriff’s acclaimed…

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Director: Wes Ball Starring: Dylan O’ Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodeario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patricia Clarkson, Aiden Gillen, Giancarlo Esposito Written by: T.S. Nowlin and (based on the novel) James Dashner Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 28th January 2018 When The Maze Runner hit our screens in 2014, at the height of…

Early Man

Director: Nick Park Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall, Miriam Margolyes, Richard Ayoade, Mark Williams, Rob Brydon, Johnny Vegas Witten by: Mark Burton, James Higginson, (story) Nick Park and John O’Farrell Running Time: 89 mins Cert: PG Release date: 26th January 2018 Aardman animations, like Pixar, have a high reputation for producing…

The Post

Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie Written by: Liz Hannah and Josh Singer Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 19th January 2018 Hollywood is often criticised for either ignoring events current or jumping on them and overblowing…

Coco

Director: Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor, Jaime Camil, Alfonso Arau Written by: (also original story) Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich, (original story) Lee Unkrich and Jason Katz Running Time: 105 mins Cert: PG Release date: 19th January 2018 Mexico has been in the news…

Insidious: The Last Key

Director: Adam Robitel Starring: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whennell, Angus Simpson, Bruce Davidson, Kirk Acevedo, Caitlin Gerard, Spencer Locke, Josh Stewart, Tessa Ferrer Written by: (based on the characters created) Leigh Whennell Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th January 2018 Near the end of Insidious: The Last Key, the fourth instalment in this…

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Director: Martin McDonagh Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges, Cabel Landry Jones, Amanda Warren Written: Martin McDonagh Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th January 2018 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri isn’t a title that is snappy or skips off the tongue easily. Yet if you look beyond…