Everything Everywhere All at Once

It seems that this year’s trend is the multiverse. We’ve already had Spider-Man: No Way Home; last week, Doctor Strange entered the Multiverse of Madness and later this year, we have another Spider-Man movie with the second in the Spider-verse saga. This week, however, we have a film with no connection to Marvel, with a…

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

If ever there was a more apt title to a movie, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is it. A visually head-spinning film with a mind-boggling plot, although at its heart, is suspiciously simple. It also is the first Marvel Cinematic Universe that is more of a horror film than others. This could be…

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

The new Fantastic Beasts movie, The Secrets of Dumbledore, is a movie carrying a heavy load. There have been so many production issues that you hope they never appear on the screen, but they do., from the firing of Johnny Depp from the role of Grindelwald to J.K. Rowling’s comments about transgender. The missing Katherine…

Morbius

When I was a child, reading Marvel comics in the seventies, I discovered horror comics with a sense of controversy. Not being allowed to watch horror films due to my age, this was the only chance to get close to scares. Morbius, the Living Vampire, was one such comic character who was originally a villain…

The Batman

Director: Matt Reeves Starring: Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Paul Dano, Colin Farrell, John Turturro, Andy Serkis, Peter Sarsgaard Written by: Matt Reeves, Peter Craig, (Batman created) Bob Kane and Bill Finger Running Time: 175 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th March 2022 In 2012, Christopher Nolan’s Dark Trilogy ended with Christian Bale as…

Uncharted

Director: Ruben Fleischer Starring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Tati Gabrielle, Antonio Banderas, Sophia Ali, Steven Waddington, Pingi Moli Written by: Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, (also screen story) Rafe Judkins, (screen story) Jon Hanley Rosenberg, Mark D. Walker and (based on the Playstation video game) Amy Hennig Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 11th…

Moonfall

Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Pena, Donald Sutherland, Charlie Plummer, Carolina Bartczak Written by: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser and Spenser Cohen Running Time: 130mins Cert: 12A Release date: 4th February 2022 Roland Emmerich must hate the Earth. All he wants to do is destroy it, and he has tried…

The King’s Man

Director: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Harris Dickinson, Rhys Ifans, Djimon Hounsou, Charles Dance, Matthew Goode, Daniel Brühl, Tom Hollander. Written by: Karl Gajdusek, (also story) Matthew Vaughn, (based on the comic book “The Secret Service”) Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th December 2021 Back…

The Matrix Resurrections

Director: Lana Wachowski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jessica Henwick, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Jada Pinkett Smith Written by: Lana Wachowski, David Mitchell, Aleksandar Hemon and (based on the characters created) The Wachowski. Running Time: 148 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd December 2021 The 1999 science fiction adventure The Matrix…

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Jamie Foxx, Alfred Molina, Willem Dafoe, Benedict Wong Written by: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, (based on the Marvel comic book) Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Running Time: 148 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th December 2021 Along with No Time…

Eternals

Director: Chloe Zhao Starring: Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kit Harrington, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Ma Dong-seok, Harish Patel Written by: Chloe Zhao, Patrick Burleigh, (also screen story) Ryan Firpo, Kaz Firpo and (based on the Marvel comics) Jack Kirby Running Time: 157 mins Cert:…

Dune

Director: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Stellan Skargard, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Dave Bautista Written by: Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth and (based on the novel Dune) Frank Herbert Running Time: 156 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 21st October 2021 Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction novel, Dune,…