TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 18th July 2021

Summer is finally here! A heatwave is hitting us for this week, which will mean the last thing you want to do is sit in front of your home entertainment systems and watch movies. However, if you do, then here are this week’s choices. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week! STREAMING…

Space Jam: A New Legacy

Director: Malcolm D. Lee Starring: LeBron James, Zendaya, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Khris Davis Written by: Jesse Gordon, Celeste Ballard, (also story) Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler, Terence Nance, (based on the movie “Space Jam”) Thomas Harris, Steve Rudnick, Herschel Weingrod and Leo Benvenuti Running Time: 115 mins Cert: U Release date: 16th July…

Black Widow

Director: Cate Shortland Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, Rachel Weisz, Ray Winstone, William Hurt Written by: Eric Pearson, (story) Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson Running Time: 133 mins Cert: 12 Release date: 7th July 2021 It has been a long time coming, and I’m not talking about the original release of May 2020,…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 11th July 2021

It’s finally here! England v Italy tonight (11th July) could be a huge historical event for this country. I’m guessing there won’t be too many people not watching the match. However, if you are not interested in football, then I am sure you will be catered for (although it’s is pretty sparse: The Best Exotic…

Freaky

Director: Christopher Landon Starring: Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor, Misha Osherovich, Emily Holder, Alan Ruck Written by: Christopher Landon and Michael Kennedy Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 2nd July 2021 It is so hard to be original these days in the world of movie-making. Most people say that all stories have…

The Tomorrow War

Director: Chris McKay Starring: Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strzechowski, J.K. Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Jasmine Mathews Written by: Zach Dean Running Time: 140 mins Cert: 12 Release date: 2nd July 2021 As the schedules for cinemas gets more and more crowded, there are going to be some casualties. The gamble that movie companies have is…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 4th July 2021

It’s coming home! England are doing okay for once in the football, so spirits are high at the moment. We also have Wimbledon taking over the TV schedules and with the Olympics around the corner, all those not into sport are having a tough time. Thank goodness I’m here to point you to the alternatives…

Fast and Furious 9

Director: Justin Lin Starring: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, John Cena, Charlize Theron Written by: (also story) Justin Lin, Daniel Casey, (story) Alfredo Botello and (based on the characters created) Gary Scott Thompson Running Time: 145 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th June 2021 It was twenty years ago…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 27th June 2021

Another week of unsettled weather, knock-out rounds in the Euros and the TV companies finding fillers for forms of entertainment. That is why I’m here, to pick out the movie entertainment you may need between the rain, the footie and another edition of Garden Rescue. Here are this week’s fine cuts. Stay safe, look after…

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Director: Patrick Hughes Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman, Frank Grillo Written by: Tom O’Connor, Brandon Murphy and Phillip Murphy Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 14th June 2021 Last week, I reviewed “Nobody”, an action film full of inventiveness and wit, and it was hugely enjoyable,…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 20th June 2021

The football has been a mixed bag of the good, the bad and the very boring (I’m looking at you, England!) while our Summer has come and gone, with days getting darker earlier from tomorrow, it’s best to stay indoors and watch a movie. Here are this week’s list of the picks. Stay safe, look…

Nobody

Director: Ilya Naishuller Starring: Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Connie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd, Michael Ironside, RZA, Colin Salmon Written by: Derek Kolstad Running Time: 92 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th June 2021 This film has probably the most accurate tagline since “In space, no one can hear you scream!” The line is “Never underestimate a…