Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Director: Andy Serkis Starring: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, Peggy Lu Written by: (also story) Kelly Marcel, (story) Tom Hardy, (Marvel’s Venom character created) Todd McFarlane and David Micheline Running Time: 97 mins CertL 15 Release date: 15th October 2021 The 2018 movie Venom was not great. Origins…

The Addams Family 2

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon, Laura Brousseau and Kevin Pavlovic Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler Written by: Ben Queen, Susanna Fogel, (also story) Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit and (based on the characters created) Charles Addams Running Time: 93 mins Cert: PG Release date:…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 10th October 2021

Here we are again, another new week with a brand new batch of movies for you to enjoy as the nights draw in, although you may need to cuddle on the sofa with a pile of blankets as we won’t be able to afford to turn the gas on. Try to forget about that and…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 3rd October 2021

Bond is finally here and smashing box office records! We can now say that Daniel Craig has saved cinema. However, if you are not going to watch the latest adventure for 007, then how about a movie or two on TV? Here are this week’s selections. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great…

No Time To Die

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Rami Malek, Christoph Waltz, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen Written by: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, (also story) Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga and (based on the characters created) Ian Fleming Running Time: 163 mins…

The Many Saints of Newark

Director: Alan Taylor Starring: Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Michael Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Vera Farmiga, Billy Magnussen, Corey Sroll Written by: Lawrence Konner and (also based on characters created) David Chase Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd September 2021 The Sopranos was a smash-hit TV series that ran from 1999…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 26th September 2021

As the country is grinding to a halt due to panic buying at the petrol stations, and a week of rain predicted, why not stay inside for a movie or two. Here are this week’s selctions. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week. STREAMING AMAZON PRIME THE GREEN KNIGHT (15) Starring: Dev…

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Director: Jonathan Butterell Starring: Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Richard E. Grant, Shobna Gulati, Sharon Horgan Written by: Tom MacRae, (based on the stage musical) Jonathan Butterell and Dan Gillespie Sells Running time: 117 mins Cert: 12 Release date 17th September 2021 There seems to be a cinematic musical resurgence. Already this year, we…

Respect

Director: Liesl Tommy Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald, Marlon Wayans, Tituss Burgess, Marc Maron, Kimberley Scott, Mary J. Bligh Written by: (also story) Tracey Scott Wilson and (story) Callie Khouri Running Time: 145 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th September 2021 Biopics of legends in music are a hard thing to pull off….

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton Starring: Simu Liu, Awkwafina, Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Meng’er Zhang, Benedict Wong Written by: Andrew Lanham, (also screen story) Destin Daniel Cretton, Dave Callaham, (based on the Marvel comics) Steve Englehart and Jim Starlin Running Time: 132 mins Cert:12A Release date: 3rd September 2021 When I was an avid Marvel comic…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 29th August 2021

The Paralympics are in full swing and I am in awe at these super humans. They do take your mind off the horrendous events in Afghanistan. If you need that escape, then look no further than these movies for your entertainment this week. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week. STREAMING AMAZON…

Candyman

Director: Nia DaCosta Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Williams Written by: Jordan Peele, Nia DaCosta, Win Rosenfeld, (based on the film ‘Candyman’) Bernard Rose and (short story ‘The Forbidden’) Clive Barker Running Time: 15 Cert: 15 Release date: 27th August 2021 Legend has it that he will come if…