The Gentlemen

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Jason Wong Written by: (also story) Guy Ritchie, (story) Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 1st January 2020 Guy Ritchie made his name back in the 1990s with…

21 Bridges

Director: Brian Kirk Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Stephan James, Taylor Kitsch, Keith David, Alexander Siddig, Louis Cancelmi, Victoria Cartagena Written by: Matthew Michael Carnahan and (also story) Adam Mervis Running Time: 99 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd November 2019 I have a soft spot for cop thrillers, whether they be the…

Joker

Director: Todd Phillips Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert DeNiro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Shea Wingham, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Leigh Gill Written by: Todd Phillips and Scott Silver Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th October 2019 If the first half of the 21st Century will be defined as far as cinema…

Cold Pursuit

Director: Hans Petter Moland Starring: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Tom Bateman, Emmy Rossman, William Forsythe, Tom Jackson, Michael Richardson, Domenick Lombardozzi Written by Frank Baldwin and (based on the movie ‘Kraftidioten’) Kim Fupz Aakeson Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd February 2019 A few weeks ago, during a publicity campaign for this…

Widows

Director:  Steve McQueen Starring: Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Jacki Weaver, Liam Neeson, Robert Duvall Written by: Gillian Flynn, Steve McQueen and (based on ‘Widows’) Lynda La Plante Running Time: 129 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 6th November 2018 It’s been five years since British…

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…

You Were Never Really Here

Director: Lynne Ramsey Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts, Alex Manette, Frank Pando, Ekaterina Samsonov, John Doman, Alessandro Nivola Written by Lynne Ramsey and (based on the book) Jonathan Ames Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th March 2018 Lynne Ramsey isn’t a filmmaker with a huge collection of work to her name but…

Molly’s Game

Director: Aaron Sorkin Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, J.C. MacKenzie, Brian D’Arcy James Written by: Aaron Sorkin and (based on the book) Molly Bloom Running Time: 140 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st January 2018 After about 5 minutes of watching Molly’s Game, I came to the…

Baywatch

Director: Seth Gordon Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Ilfenesh Hadera, Jon Bass Written by: Damien Shannon, Mark Swift, (story) Jay Scherick, David Ronn, Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, (based on the TV series created) Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz and Gregory J. Bonann. Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 15 Release…

Going In Style

Director: Zach Braff Starring: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Dillon, Peter Serafinowicz, John Ortiz, Joey King Written by: Theodore Melfi and (based on the 1979 story) Edward Cannon Running Time: 96 mins Cert; 12A Release date:  7th April 2017 Going In Style, a remake of the 1979 comedy caper starring…

Now You See Me 2

Director: Jon M. Chu Starring: Jessie Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplin, Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman Written by: (also story) Ed Solomon, (story) Pete Chiarelli, (based on the characters created) Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt Running Time: 129 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 4th July 2016 Now You See Me was…

The Nice Guys

Director: Shane Black Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angoure Rice, Kim Basinger, Margaret Qualley, Matt Bomer, Yaya DeCosta, Keith David Written by: Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd June 2016 Who would have thought that the funniest double act this year would be formed by two of…