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…

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

Director: Robert Schwentke Starring: Henry Golding, Andrew Koji, Samara Weaving, Haruka Abe, Takehiro Hira, Iko Uwais Written by: Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse and (also story) Evan Spiliotopoulos Running Time: 121 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th August 2021 Do you remember the 2009 movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra? Or it’s sequel, the 2013…

Reminiscence

Director: Lisa Joy Starring: Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Thandiwe Newton, Cliff Curtis, Marina de Tavira, Daniel Wu Written by: Lisa Joy Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 20th August 2021 One thing that upsets me as a film fan is seeing a movie with so much potential, just never gelling. Reminiscence is one…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 22nd August 2021

This week sees the start of the Paralympics, which is always an amazing event. Channel 4 have the rights from Tuesday. If watching incredible people being awesome doesn’t tickle your fancy, then here are this week’s movies to use as an alternative. Stay safe, look after yourself and Good luck, Team GB! STREAMING AMAZON PRIME…

The Courier

Director: Dominic Cooke Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright Written by: Tom O’Connor Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th August 2021 How many of you have ever heard of Greville Wynne? It seems incredible that in the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War and particularly…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 15th August 2021

It’s been a very mixed week with tales of global warming getting worse, a country being taken over and other shocking acts of violence, so let’s just take our minds away from the news and watch a movie or two. Stay safe, look after yourself and have a great week. STREAMERS AMAZON PRIME DAWN OF…

Free Guy

Director: Shawn Levy Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Taiki Waititi Written by: Zak Penn and (also story) Matt Lieberman Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th August 2021 Free Guy is unique in the world of blockbusters. It’s an original movie that’s not part of a franchise, a…

Stillwater

Director: Tom McCarthy Starring: Matt Damon, Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin, Lilou Siauvaud Written by: Tom McCarthy, Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain and Noe Debre Running Time: 139 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 6th August 2021 Stillwater is the new film by Tom McCarthy, who directed the Oscar-winning Spotlight. Taking the story directly from the news pages,…

TV and Streaming – Week Commencing 8th August 2021

After having a week away on the East Coast, and the Olympics over (until the Paralympics start in a few weeks time), we get a sense of normality in our lives and so here are this week’s recommendations for you. Stay safe, look after yourselves and have a great week. STREAMERS AMAZON PRIME THEATRE OF…

The Suicide Squad

Director: James Gunn Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Joe Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Michael Rooker, Daniela Melchior, David Dastmalchian, Sylvester Stallone Written by: James Gunn Running Time: 131 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 30th July 2021 The Suicide Squad is a movie that shouldn’t exist. After the disaster of David Ayer’s 2016 adaptation, Suicide…