The Lion King

Director: Jon Favreau Starring: Donald Glover, Beyonce, Seth Rogan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, James Earl Jones, Billy Eichner, Alfre Woodard, JD McCrary, Keegan-Michael Key Written by: Jeff Nathanson, (story) Brenda Chapman, (based on characters created) Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton Running Time: 118 mins Cert: PG Release date: 19th July 2019 Let me start…

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…

Doctor Strange

Director: Scott Derrickson Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg Written by: Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill, (based on the characters created) Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 25th October 2016 Marvel Studios can now be called the Madonna of…

Secret In Their Eyes

Director: Billy Ray Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, Dean Norris, Alfred Molina, Joe Cole Written by Billy Ray and (based on the film “El secreto de sus ojos”) Juan José Campanella. Running Time: 111 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th February 2016 This was always going to be a hard film to impress me, as the…

Triple 9

Director: John Hillcoat Starring: Casey Affleck, Anthony Mackie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson, Aaron Paul, Kate Winslet, Norman Reedus, Gia Gadot Written by: Matt Cook Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 19th February 2016 Triple 9 has a lot going for it. A director who can certainly handle genre cinema. A cast of top-notch character…

The Martian

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan Written by: Drew Goddard and (based on the novel) Andy Weir Running Time: 141 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th September 2015 After quite a few bum notes making epic dramas (and the least…

Half Of A Yellow Sun

Director: Biyi Bandele Starring: Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Boyega, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle Written by: Biyi Bandele and (based on the book) Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Running Time: 111 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 11th April 2014 Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, Half Of A Yellow Sun has plenty of…

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…