Boiling Point

Director: Phillip Barantini Starring: Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng, Hannah Walters, Vinette Robinson, Alice Feetham, Malachi Kirby, Ray Panthaki Written by Phillip Barantini and James Cummings Running Time: 92 minutes Cert: 15 Release date: 7th January 2022 It’s not often you watch a movie, and you become so engrossed in the action that your own anxiety…

Last Christmas

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Thompson, Lydia Leonard, Rita Arya, Ansu Kabia, Laura Evelyn, Ingrid Oliver Written by: Bryony Kimmings, (also story) Emma Thompson and (story) Greg Wise Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th November 2019 Ten minutes into Last Christmas, I worked out the ‘twist’….

Daddy’s Home 2

Director: Sean Anders Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, John Lithgow, Linda Cardellini, Alessandra Ambrosio, John Cena, Owen Wilder Vaccaro, Scarlett Estevez Written by: Sean Anders, John Morris and (based on the characters created) Brian Burns Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 22nd November 2017 Mark Wahlberg recently came out to apologise for…

A Bad Moms Christmas

Directors: Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christine Baranski, Susan Sarandon, Cheryl Hines, Jay Hernandes, Peter Gallagher Written by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st November 2017 I was a fan of last year’s surprise comedy hit, Bad Moms. I didn’t…

Collateral Beauty

Director: David Finkel Starring: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley, Michael Pena, Naomie Harris, Jacob Latimore Written by: Alan Loeb Running Time: 97 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th December 2016 Christmas time! A time to be jolly! That’s one thing you won’t feel if you view Collateral Beauty, a mawkish,…

Office Christmas Party

Directors: Josh Gordon and Will Speck Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry, Vanessa Bayer Written by: Justin Malen, Laura Solon, Dan Mazer, (story) Jon Lucas, Scott Moore and Timothy Dowling Running Time: 105 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th December 2016 It’s as…

Krampus

Director: Michael Dougherty Starring: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Emjay Anthony Written by: Michael Dougherty, Todd Casey and Zach Shields Running Time: 98 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th December 2015 In a season when the schmaltz comes out in bucket loads, how refreshing it is to have a very…

Nativity 3: Dude, Where’s My Donkey?

Director: Debbie Isitt Starring: Martin Clunes, Marc Wootton, Catherine Tate, Adam Garcia, Celia Imrie, Ralf Little Written by: Debbie Isitt Running Time: 109 mins Cert: U Release date: 14th November 2014 If someone was to offer me the option of having my teeth removed without gas or seeing this monstrosity of movie again, the trip…