Sherlock Gnomes

Director: John Stevenson Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Ozzy Osbourne, Ashley Jensen, Mary J. Bligh, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson Written by: Ben Zazove, (story) Emily Cook, Kathy Greenberg, (story and based on characters created) Andy Riley, Kevil Cecil, (characters created) Rob Sprackling, John…

Isle Of Dogs

Director: Wes Anderson Starring: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Bob Balaban, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Greta Gerwin, Francis McDormand, Scarlett Johansson, Harvey Keitel, Yoko Ono Written by: (also story) Wes Anderson, (story) Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Kunichi Nomura Running Time: 101 mins Cert: PG Release date: 30th March 2018 The last time Wes Anderson…

Peter Rabbit

Director: Will Gluck Starring: James Cordon, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, Sam Neill, Sia, Margot Robbie, Elizabeth Debicki, Daisy Ridley Written by: Will Gluck, Rob Lieber and (based on the characters and tales of “Peter Rabbit”) Beatrix Potter Running Time: 95 mins Cert: PG Release date: 16th March 2018 My late mother was a huge fan…

Early Man

Director: Nick Park Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall, Miriam Margolyes, Richard Ayoade, Mark Williams, Rob Brydon, Johnny Vegas Witten by: Mark Burton, James Higginson, (story) Nick Park and John O’Farrell Running Time: 89 mins Cert: PG Release date: 26th January 2018 Aardman animations, like Pixar, have a high reputation for producing…

Coco

Director: Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina Starring: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renee Victor, Jaime Camil, Alfonso Arau Written by: (also original story) Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich, (original story) Lee Unkrich and Jason Katz Running Time: 105 mins Cert: PG Release date: 19th January 2018 Mexico has been in the news…

Paddington 2

Director: Paul King Starring: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Hugh Grant, Brendon Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Joanna Lumley, Peter Capaldi, Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton Written by: Simon Farnaby, Paul King and (based on Paddington Bear) Michael Bond. Running Time: 103 mins Cert: PG Release date: 10th November 2017 Sequels this year haven’t been…

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 Emoji Movie

Director: Tony Leondis Starring: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Patrick Stewart, Christina Aguilera, Sofia Vergara Written by: Mike White, (also story) Tony Leondis and Eric Siegel Running Time: 86 mins Cert: U Release date: 4th August 2017 Animation is going through a renaissance of late. The rise of Pixar,…

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Director: David Soren Starring: Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Ed Helms, Nick Knoll, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal, Dee Dee Rescher Written by: Nicholas Stoller and  (based on the epic novels) Dav Pilkey Running Time: 89 mins Cert: U Release date: 24th July 2017 As I waited for the screening of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, I…

Cars 3

Director: Brian Fee Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion, Larry The Cable Guy, Arnie Hammer, Ray Magliozzi, Tony Shalhoub, Bonnie Hunt Written by: Kiel Murray, Bob Peterson, Mike Rich, (original story) Brian Fee, Ben Queen, Eyal Podell and Jonathon E. Stewart Running Time: 102 mins Cert: U Release date: 14th July 2017…

Despicable Me 3

Director: Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin and Eric Guillon Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Pierre Coffin, Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate Written by: Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio Running Time: 90 mins Cert: U Release Date: 30th June 2017 If you haven’t noticed from the countless adverts and tie-ins,…

The Boss Baby

Director: Tom McGrath Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire, Miles Bakshi, James McGrath Written by: Michael McCullers and (based on the book) Maria Frazee Running Time: 97 mins Cert: U Release date: 1st April 2017 Not since The Secret Life of Pets has a film offered so much but delivered…