Red Joan

Director: Trevor Nunn Starring: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes, Ben Miles, Tereza Srbova, Freddie Gaminara, Laurence Spellman Written by: Lindsay Shapero Running Time: 101 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 19th April 2019 Back in the early 2000s, a pensioner was arrested for spying for the KGB. I remember it quite clearly…

Wonder Park

Director: David Feiss Starring: Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick, Brianna Denski, Tom Baker, Nobert Leo Butz, John Oliver, Mila Kunis, Joe Sugg, Casper Lee Written by: (also story) Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec and (story) Robert Gordon Running Time: 85 mins Cert: PG Release date: 8th April 2019 It’s the Easter holidays so how about a warm…

Hellboy

Director: Neil Marshall Starring: DavidHarbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sophie Okonedo, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, Stephen Graham, Penelope Mitchell. Written by: Andrew Cosby and (based on the Dark Horse Comic Book “Hellboy”) Mike Mignola Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 11th April 2019 With everyone jumping on the superhero bandwagon, how about…

Pet Sematary

Directors: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jete Laurence, Obssa Ahmed, Hugo Lavoie, Lucas Lavoie Written by: Jeff Buhler, (screen story) Matt Greenberg and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th April 2019 Stephen King’s novels have always been a good…

Missing Link

Director: Chris Butler Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis, Zoe Saldana, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant, Stephen Fry, Matt Lucas, David Walliams Written by: Chris Butler Running Time: 95 mins Cert: PG Release date: 5th April 2019 Laika, along with Aardman, is at the forefront of stop motion animation. With an array of visual delights such as…

Shazam!

Director: David F. Sandberg Starring: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Asher Angel, Djimon Hounsou, Marta Milans, Grace Fulton, Cooper Andrews. Written by: (also story) Henry Gayden, (story) Darren Lemke, (Shazam created) Bill Parker and C.C. Beck Running Time: 132 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 5th April 2019 For far too long now, DC…

Dumbo

Director: Tim Burton Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Roshan Seth, Lars Eidinger Written by: Helen Aberson, Ehren Kruger and (based on the novel) Harold Pearl Running Time: 112 mins Cert: PG Release date: 29th March 2019 There is a scene during Steven Spielberg’s chaotic comedy…

Out Of Blue

Director: Carol Morley Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Toby Jones, Mamie Gummer, James Caan, Jacki Weaver, Aaron Tveit, Alyshia Ochse, Jonathan Majors Written by: Carol Morley and (based on the novel “Night Train”) Martin Amis Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 29th March 2019 Carol Morley is one of this country’s most exciting directors, whose…

The White Crow

Director: Ralph Fiennes Starring: Oleg Ivenko, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Louis Hofmann, Ralph Fiennes, Sergei Polunin, Raphaël Personnaz, Chulpan Khamatova, Olivier Rabourdin Written by: David Hare and (Inspired by her book: “Rudolf Nureyev: The Life”) Julie Kavanagh Running Time: 127 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 22nd March 2019 There is no denying that Rudolf Nureyev is one…

Us

Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon Written by: Jordan Peele Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd March 2019 It’s not often that a filmmaker who comes at you with a fantastic first feature can follow it up…

What Men Want

Director: Adam Shankman Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Josh Brener, Richard Roundtree, Tracy Morgan, Max Greenfield, Phoebe Robinson, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tamala Jones Written by: Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory (also story) Tina Gordon Chism, (story) Jas Waters, (based on the screenplay and story “What Women Want”) Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa and (based on the story…

Fisherman’s Friends

Director: Chris Foggin Starring: Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, Tuppence Middleton, David Hayman, Dave Johns, Noel Clarke, Sam Swainsbury, Maggie Steed Written by: Piers Ashworth, Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th March 2019 In 2010 a musical phenomenon occurred. A group of fishermen from a small Cornish village…