Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

Director: Céline Sciamma Starring: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino Written by: Céline Sciamma Running Time: 121 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 28th February 2020 Chemistry is an essential aspect of a love story. Get that wrong, and the film will flop. That’s not the case for Céline Sciamma’s stunningly beautiful Portrait of…

The Square

Directed by: Ruben Ostlund Starring: Claes Bang, Elizabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Christopher Laesso, Marina Schiptjenko, Annica Liljeblad Written by: Ruben Ostlund Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 16th March 2018 The subject of modern art is a contentious one. Some get it, others don’t and some make out that they understand but are…

Mortdecai

Director: David Koepp Starring: Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewen McGregor, Paul Bettany, Olivia Mumm, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Whitehouse. Written by: Eric Aronson and (based on the novel “Don’t Point That Thing at Me”) Kyril Bonfiglioli Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 23rd January 2015 Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! What has happened to…

Big Eyes

Director: Tim Burton Starring: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter, Terence Stamp, Jason Schwarzman Written by: Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th December 2014 When Tim Burton makes a movie, you know exactly what you are going to get: a dark, gothic tale with weird characters…

Mr Turner

Director: Mike Leigh Starring: Timothy Spall, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Paul Jesson, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen. Written by: Mike Leigh Running Time: 150 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 31st October 2014 Mike Leigh’s biopic of the last part of the life of one of Britain’s greatest artist, J.M.W. Turner, has been lauded with top awards and excellent…

The Monuments Men

Director: George Clooney Starring: George Clooney,  Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville Written by: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, (based on the book) Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release Date: 14th February 2014 The Monuments Men has everything going for it:…

Trance

Director: Danny Boyle Starring: James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, Danny Sapani, Matt Cross, Wahab Sheikh, Tuppence Middleton Written by: Joe Ahearne and John Hodge Running time: 101 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 27th March 2013 Danny Boyle is a national treasure. After pulling off the greatest Olympic opening ceremony, he is back where he…