Going In Style

Director: Zach Braff Starring: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Dillon, Peter Serafinowicz, John Ortiz, Joey King Written by: Theodore Melfi and (based on the 1979 story) Edward Cannon Running Time: 96 mins Cert; 12A Release date:  7th April 2017 Going In Style, a remake of the 1979 comedy caper starring…

The Boss Baby

Director: Tom McGrath Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire, Miles Bakshi, James McGrath Written by: Michael McCullers and (based on the book) Maria Frazee Running Time: 97 mins Cert: U Release date: 1st April 2017 Not since The Secret Life of Pets has a film offered so much but delivered…

Free Fire

Director: Ben Wheatley Starring: Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Jack Raynor, Michael Smiley, Sam Reily, Noah Taylor Written by: Amy Jump and Ben Wheatley Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date:  31st March 2017 There is absolutely no denying it: Ben Wheatley is one of the most exciting British directors working…

Ghost In The Shell

Director: Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, ‘Beat’ Takeshi Kitano, Pilou Asbeak, Juliette Binoche, Michael Carmen Pitt, Chin Han. Written by: James Moss, William Wheeler, Ehren Kruger and (based on the comic ‘The Ghost in the Shell’) Masamune Shirow Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 27th March 2017 Even before this film started filming, the controversy surrounded…

Life

Director: Daniel Espinosa Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Olga Dihovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare Written by: Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 24th March 2017 They say there are no original ideas in the movies anymore. The stories are borrowed from one source or another. Life doesn’t just borrow an idea,…

Power Rangers

Director: Dean Israelite Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Hader, David Denman Written by: John Gatlin, (story) Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless, Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney and (based on “Power Rangers” created) Haim Saban Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th March 2017 It…

Get Out

Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, LilRel Howery. Written by: Jordan Peele Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date:  17th March 2017 It takes a writer or director of some considerable talent to take an oft-trodden genre and inject a new lease of…

Beauty And The Beast

Director: Bill Condor Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewen McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Stanley Tucci Written by:  Stephen Chbosky and  Evan Spiliotopoulos. Running Time: 129 mins Cert: PG Release date: 17th March 2017 When La La Land was sweeping the boards at every award ceremony this…

Kong: Skull Island

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Tian Jing, Toby Kebbell Written by: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly and (story) John Gatins Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 9th March 2017 The giant monkey boy is back! Since Hollywood…

Logan

Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Eriq La Salle Written by: Scott Frank, Michael Green and (also story) James Mangold Running Time: 137 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st March 2017 For 17 years, one of Marvel’s most popular characters, The Wolverine, has…

Shut In

Director: Farren Blackburn Starring: Naomie Watts, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, Crystal Balint, Alex Braunstein, David Cubitt Written by: Christina Hodson Running Time: 91 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 24th February 2017 Shut In follows a long line of thrillers that use being trapped or locked in a building as a backdrop for scares,…

20th Century Women

Director: Mike Mills Starring: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwin, Billy Crudup, Lucas Jade Zumann, Alison Elliott, Thea Gill Written by: Mike Mills Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th February 2017 It’s been six years since writer and director Mike Mills gave us the delightful yet moving Beginners, based on his own…