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Director: Darren Aronofsky Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson Written by: Darren Aronofsky Running Time: 121 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 15th September 2017 With most films, the reviews almost write them. I am struggling to know where to begin with Darren Aronofsky’s latest. Here is a director…

Victoria And Abdul

Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Michael Gambon, Olivia Williams, Adeel Akhtar,  Fenella Woolgar Written by: Lee Hall and (based on the book) Shrabani Basu Running Time: 112 mins Cert: PG Release date: 15th September 2017 Victoria and Abdul should have been a sure-fire winner. A film that follows the same…

Wind River

Director: Taylor Sheridan Starring: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene, Gil Birmingham,  Tokala Clifford,  James Jordan,  Jon Bernthal Written by: Taylor Sheridan Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th September 2017 Trailers for some movies can give away huge plot pointers, while others make you think you are going to watch one film and…

It

Director: Andy Muschietti Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff Written by: Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 135 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th September 2017 Horror films are incredibly difficult things to get right. Most modern…

Patti Cake$

Director: Geremy Jasper Starring: Danielle MacDonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty, McCaul Lombardi, Patrick Brana. Written by: Geremy Jasper Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st September 2017 If you are looking for something original, then maybe steer clear of Patti Cake$. This underdog story ticks all the cliche boxes from Rocky to 8 Mile,…

The Limehouse Golem

Director: Juan Carlos Medina Starring: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth, Daniel Mays, Eddie Marsden, Sam Reid, Maria Valverde, Adam Brown Written by: Jane Goldman and (based on the novel “Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem”) Peter Ackroyd. Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st September 2017 We have a constant fascination with…

Girls Trip

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Starring: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kate Walsh Written by: (also story) Kenya Barris, Tracy Oliver and (story) Erica Rivinoja Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26 July 2017 When it comes to the adults behaving badly style of comedies, The…

Logan Lucky

Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Seth MacFarlane, Katie Holmes, Hilary Swank, Riley Keough, David Denham Written by: Rebecca Blunt Running Time; 118 Mins Cert: 15 Release date:  25th August 2017 Four years ago, director Steven Soderbergh announced his retirement from movie direction to pursue other creative interests. Now he is…

American Made

Director: Doug Liman Starring: Tom Crusie, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Caleb Landry Jones, Jesse Plemons, Jayma Mays, Kevin L. Johnson Written by: Gary Spinelli Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th August 2017 There are two Tom Cruises in the world. There’s the one that makes expensive blockbusters that often than not never…

Detroit

Director: Kathryn Bigalow Starring: John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Jack Reynor, Anthony Mackie, Kaitlyn Dever, Ben O’Toole Written by: Mark Boal Running Time: 143 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th August 2017 It’s amazing how cinema can sometimes pick up on a mood of what is happening in…

The Dark Tower

Director: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert, Katheryn Winnick, Jackie Earle Haley, Claudia Kim Written by: Nikolaj Arcel, Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkler, Anders Thomas Jenkins and (based on “The Dark Tower” novels) Stephen King Running Time: 95 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th August 2017 According to my partner, The Dark…

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Director: Patrick Hughes Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, Richard E. Grant, Yuri Kolokolnikov Written by: Tom O’Connor Running Time: 118 mins Cert; 15 Release date: 17th August 2017 I am a bit of a sucker when it comes to buddy buddy movies, that sub genre that fits…