1917

Director: Sam Mendes Starring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Colin Firth, Andrew Scott, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Daniel Mays, Adrian Scarborough Written by: Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th January 2020 There are some films that you admire, maybe because of the acting, the costumes, how…

Swallows And Amazons

Director: Philippa Lowthorpe Starring: Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott, Kelly McDonald, Dane Hughes, Orla Hill, Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen, Bobby McCulloch, Harry Enfield, Jessica Hynes Written by: Andrea Gibb and (based on the book) Arthur Ransome Running Time: 97 mins Cert: PG Release date: 19th August 2016 If you are of a certain age, as I am, you will remember the…

Victor Frankenstein

Director: Paul McGuigan Starring; James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Charles Dance, Daniel Mays, Callum Turner Written by: (also screen story) Max Landis and (based on the novel “Frankenstein”) Mary Shelley. Running Time: 110 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 3rd December 2015 I am all for introducing a new generation to a…

Spectre

Director: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci, Lea Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Dave Bautisa, Andrew Scott, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw Written by: Jez Butterworth, (also story) John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and (based on the characters created) Ian Fleming Running Time: 148 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th October 2015 From the…

Pride

Director: Matthew Warchus Starring: Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott, Joseph Gilgun, George MacKay Written by: Stephen Beresford Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th September 2014 If there is one thing that British cinema is very good at producing, its feel-good comedy dramas based around real events. The…

Jimmy’s Hall

Director: Ken Loach Starring: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott, Jim Norton, Brian F. O’Byrne Written by: Paul Laverty and (based on the play) Donal O’Kelly Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th May 2014 Director Ken Loach and writer Paul Laverty have worked together for nearly twenty years and in that time…