How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Director: Dean DeBlois Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Gerald Butler, Kit Harington, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, F. Murray Abraham, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Written by: Dean DeBlois and (based upon the “How to Train Your Dragon” book series) Cressida Cowell Running Time: 104 mins Cert: PG Release date: 1st February 2019 There are…

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…

Thor: Ragnarok

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Mark Ruffalo, Tessa Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Hopkins, Karl Urban, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi Written by: Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher L. Yost Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th October 2017 Of all the Marvel characters, Thor has had…

Carol

Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson, Jake Lacy, John Magaro Written by: Phyllis Nagy and (based on the novel “The Price Of Salt”) Patricia Highsmith Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 27th November 2015 Some people have been under the misapprehension that Carol, Todd Haynes’ exquisite tale…

Cinderella

Director: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgard, Nonso Anozie, Derek Jacobi Written by: Chris Weitz Running Time: 105 mins Cert: U Release date: 27th March 2015 Who would have thought it? Who would have thought that a cynical, middle-aged film critic would be so utterly charmed by…

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Directors: Dean DeBlois. Starring: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kristen Wiig, T.J. Miller Written by Dean DeBlois and (based on the book series “How To Train Your Dragon”) Cressida Cowell Running time: 102 mins Cert: PG Release date: 11th July 2014 How To Train Your Dragon was a surprise hit for…

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:…

Blue Jasmine

Director: Woody Allen Starring: Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Sarsgaard, Andrew Dice Clay, Louie CK Written by: Woody Allen Running Time: 98 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 27th September 2013 Some films demand your attention because of their epic scale. Others because of the subject matter. Some because of their entertainment value. Blue…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett Written by: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo Del Toro and (book) J.R.R. Tolkien Running Time: 169 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th December 2013 Sometimes reviewing a film that has already had so much written…