Ad Astra

Director: James Gray Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler, Kimberly Elise, Loren Dean, Donnie Keshawarz, Sean Blakemore Written by: James Gray and Ethan Gross Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th September 2019 In recent years, deep philosophical science fiction movies seem all the rage. From Gravity…

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Director: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Bruce Dern, Mike Moh, Luke Perry Written by: Quentin Tarantino Running Time: 161 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 14th August 2019 I have had a love/hate relationship with Quentin Tarantino over the years. I loved the early…

Ocean’s 8

Director: Gary Ross Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Richard Armitage, James Cordon Written by: Olivia Milch, (also story) Gary Ross, (based on the characters created) George Clayton Johnson and Jack Golden Russell Running Time: 110 mins Cert:12A Release date: 18th June 2018 The adventures…

Allied

Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Lizzie Caplan, Simon McBurney, Matthew Goode. Written by Steven Knight Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th November 2016 What more could film lovers want? A new Robert Zemeckis film with two screen presences who are both thrilling to watch, in a romantic…

The Big Short

Director: Adam McKay Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Marisa Tomei, Rafe Spall, Hamish Linklater Written by: Charles Randolph, Adam McKay and (based on the book) Michael Lewis Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd January 2016 In the middle of the last decade, the housing market took a massive…

Fury

Director: David Ayer Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs Written by: David Ayer Running Time: 134 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd October 2014 It’s not often that you leave a cinema completely shaken to your core but David Ayer’s brutal World War II drama set in a…

12 Years A Slave

Director: Steve McQueen Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o Written by: John Ripley and (based on Twelve Years A Slave) Solomon Northup Running Time: 134 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th January 2014 For months this has been the most eagerly anticipated film, with 10 BAFTA…

The Counsellor

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Rosie Perez, Bruno Ganz Written by: Cormac McCarthy Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 15th November 2013 I went into The Counsellor with extremely high expectations. Ridley Scott, one of the great film visionaries directing an original script by…

World War Z

Director: Marc Forester Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, David Morse, Peter Capaldi Written by: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof, (story) J. Michael Straczynski and (based on the novel) Max Brooks Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 21st June 2013 Look everyone, it’s another zombie movie. With the…

Killing Them Softly

Director: Andrew Dominik Starring: Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn. Written by: Andrew Dominik and (novel ‘Cogan’s Trade’) George V. Higgins. Running Time: 97 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 21st September 2012 New Zealand film director Andrew Dominik has made three films: the brilliantly brutal Chopper (that introduced us to one…