Western Stars

Directors: Bruce Springsteen and Thom Zimmy Starring: Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa Running Time: 83 mins Cert: PG Release date: 28th October 2019 It is rumoured that Bruce Springsteen, on seeing the film that used his songs, Blinded By The Light, that The Boss decided to direct his own film. Alongside longtime director Thom Zimmy, we…

Terminator: Dark Fate

Director: Tim Miller Starring: Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis, Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna, Tom Hopper, Diego Boneta, Brett Azar Written by: Billy Ray, (also story) David Goyer, Justin Rhodes, (story only) Charles H. Eglee, Josh Friedman, (story and based on characters created) James Cameron and (based on characters created) Gale Anne Hurd. Running time:…

Gemini Man

Director: Ang Lee Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Ralph Brown, Linda Emond, Ilia Volok Written by: Billy Ray, (also story) David Benioff and Darren Lemke Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th October 2019 I am always a little wary of films where the script has…

Joker

Director: Todd Phillips Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert DeNiro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Shea Wingham, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Leigh Gill Written by: Todd Phillips and Scott Silver Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th October 2019 If the first half of the 21st Century will be defined as far as cinema…

Judy

Director: Rupert Goold Starring: Renee Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michal Gambon, Royce Pierreson, Andy Nyman, Darci Shaw Written by: Tom Edge and (based on the stage play “End of the Rainbow”) Peter Quilter Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 2nd October 2019 You can tell we are heading into the…

Hotel Mumbai

Director: Anthony Maras Starring: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Jason Isaacs, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Anupam Kher, Alex Pinder Written by: John Collee and Anthony Maras Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 27th September 2019 It is terribly hard to take events that happened in real life and place them on film without making…

Ad Astra

Director: James Gray Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler, Kimberly Elise, Loren Dean, Donnie Keshawarz, Sean Blakemore Written by: James Gray and Ethan Gross Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th September 2019 In recent years, deep philosophical science fiction movies seem all the rage. From Gravity…

Ready Or Not

Directors: Matt Bettinell-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Scorofano, Kristan Bruun, Nicky Guadagni Written by: Guy Busick and Ryan Murphy Running Time: 95 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 25th September 2019 One of the toughest cross-genre styles in cinema is comedy horror. Many have tried…

Rambo: Last Blood

Director: Adrian Grunberg Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Pez Vega, Yvette Monreal, Oscar Jaenada, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Sheila Shah, Adriana Barraza Written by: Matthew Cirulnick, (also story) Sylvester Stallone, (story) Dan Gordon and (based on the character created) David Morrell Running Time: 89 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 19th September 2019 There is no denying that John Rambo…

Downton Abbey

Director: Michael Engler Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Laura Carmichael, Raquel Cassidy, Michelle Dockerty, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Imelda Staunton, Robert James-Collier, Sophie McShera, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Nicol, Kevin Doyle Written by: (based on the characters created) Julian Fellowes Running Time: 120 mins…

Hustlers

Director: Lorene Scafaria Starring: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, Mercedes Ruehl, Cardi B, Lizzo Written by: Lorene Scafaria and (based on the magazine article) Jessica Pressler Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th September 2019 How times have changed. It would be fair to say that if a…

It Chapter Two

Director: Andy Muschietti Starring: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Bill Skarsgard, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Jaeden Martell, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor Written by: Gary Dauberman and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 169 mins Cert: 15 Release date:…