Palm Springs

Director: Max Barbakow Starring: Adam Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Peter Gallagher, Meredith Hagner Written by: Andy Siara and (story only) Max Barbakow Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th April 2021 The time loop has become a popular premise used in cinema. Back To The Future Part II used it heavily; Groundhog…

Promising Young Woman

Director: Emerald Fennell Starring: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Laverne Cox, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge Written by: Emerald Fennell Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 16th April 2021 One of the joys of cinema is that you can be watching a film, following the exploits of the characters within, never really knowing…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 18th April 20201

Morning! And welcome to the second of the weekly look at what to watch on TV and the streaming services in the UK. After last week’s very busy selection with some tasty new movies (Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal, Palm Spring), a much more relaxed week ahead. Hopefully you’ll be able to find something…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 11th April 2021

Morning! Welcome to the new weekly listing of the best on TV and Streaming in the UK. Due to time constraints, (I’m a busy man), I will be delivering a day-to-day collection of the best on terrestrial TV and a few picks on the streaming services. Two movies every day from Sunday to Saturday and…

TV and Streaming – Saturday 10th April 2021

Morning! Due to the sad events yesterday of the passing of The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, and because some of the films are subject to changes, I have decided to create a reduced listing today. From tomorrow, we will have the start of the weekly listing, where I will be picking the best films….

TV and Streaming – Friday 9th April 2021

Morning! It’s Friday! The start of the weekend! As we gear up to next week’s reopening, try and take the time to chill before the chaos begins. Update on this part of the blog, I will be stopping the daily entry tomorrow but from Sunday, I’ll be picking the best of the week to keep…

TV and Streaming – Thursday 8th April 2021

Morning! It’s Thursday 8th April, meaning only a few days to go when lockdown will ease and non-essential shops reopen. It will be great to wander around shops again, spending money we don’t have and buying things we don’t really need. Something to look forward to. Back to today and here are the pick of…

TV and Streaming – Wednesday 7th April 2021

Morning! Once again we are being hit by a cold front from the North. It’s frosty city out there! Best stay inside and watch a movie. There’s one or two gems today but as it’s a week day, the companies feel no one wants to watch a movie. Are you kidding? Ah well! You do…

Godzilla Vs. Kong

Director: Adam Wingard Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Julian Dennison Written by: Eric Pearson, Max Borenstein, (story only) Terry Rossio, Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 12 Release date: 2nd April 2021 If there is one thing that we all have missed during these pandemic…

TV and Streaming – Tuesday 6th April 2021

Morning! I hope you all had a safe and relaxed Easter. I found myself watching giant monsters fighting each other last night on a big screen (Godzilla Vs. Kong, which the review will be appearing later today). As we now head towards some form of normality, the amount of movies on TV today that are…

TV and Streaming – Monday 5th April 2021

Morning! Easter Monday brings the cold, North winds. It’s not pleasant out there. There are also hints of snow as well! So stay inside, get a blanket, some snacks and settle down to a movie or two, playing on your telly. Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Easter Monday! AMAZON PRIME AMERICAN HUSTLE (15)…

The Mauritanian

Director: Kevin Macdonald Starring: Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Levi Written by: Rory Haines, Sohrab Noshirvani, (and screen story) M.B. Traven, (based upon the book “Guantánamo Diary”) Mohamedou Ould Slahi and Larry Siems Running Time: 129 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 2nd April 2021 Each year a theme seems to run…