The Lego Ninjago Movie

Directors: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher and Bob Logan Starring: Jackie Chan, Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Fred Armisen. Michael Pena, Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi Jacobson, Zach Woods Written by: Jared Stern, John Whittington, (also story) Bob Logan, Paul Fisher, William Wheeler, Tom Wheeler, (story) Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman Running Time: 101 mins Cert: U Release date: 13th…

The Ritual

Director: David Bruckner Starring: Ralf Spall, Robert James-Collier,  Arsher Ali, Sam Troughton, Paul Reid Written by: Joe Barton and (based on the novel) Adam Nevill Running Time: 94 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th October 2017 British horror films are now like buses. You don’t see one for ages and then two come along all at…

The Mountain Between Us

Director: Hany Abu-Assad Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney, Linda Sorensen Written by: Chris Weitz, J. Miles Goodloe and (based on the novel) Charles Martin Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 6th October 2017 The Mountain Between Us is a first. It’s the first disaster-survival-romance movie. Yet no matter where it…

Blade Runner 2049

Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armes, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Dave Bautista, Edward James Olmos, Mackenzie Davis Written by: Michael Green, (also story) Hampton Fancher and (based on characters from the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”) Philip K. Dick Running Time: 163 mins Cert: 15 Release date:…

Flatliners

Director: Niels Arden Oplev Starring: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, Kiersey Clemons, Kiefer Sutherland, Madison Brydges, Anna Arden Written by: Ben Ripley and (story) Peter Filardi Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 29th September 2017 Do you remember Flatliners? The 1990 Brat pack movie about junior doctors wanting to experience…

Home Again

Director: Hallie Meyers-Shyer Starring: Reece Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen, Lake Bell, Nat Wolff, Pico Alexander, Jon Rudnitsky Written by Hallie Meyers-Shyer Running Time: 97 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 29th September 2017 Have you noticed that there has been a distinct lacking of romantic comedies of late?  A few years back, we couldn’t move…

Goodbye Christopher Robin

Director: Simon Curtis Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly McDonald, Will Tilton, Alex Lawther, Stephen Campbell Moore, Richard McCabe Written by: Frank Cottrell Boyce and Simon Vaughn. Running Time: 107 mins Cert: PG Release date: 29th September 2017 The stories of Winnie the Pooh, the loveable bear and his adventures with his friends in the…

Borg Vs McEnroe

Director:  Janus Metz Starring: Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny, David Bamber,  Bjorn Granath Written by: Ronnie Sandahl Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd September 2017 Tennis on film has never really been a successful sport to cross over. Films like Players and Wimbledon haven’t exactly set the box office alight and critically they…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Director: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Elton John, Michael Gambon, Hanna Alstrom Written by: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, (based on the comic book “The Secret Service”) Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons Running Time: 141 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 20th September 2017…

mother!

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…