The New Mutants

Director: Josh Boone Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Happy Anderson, Blu Hunt Written by: Josh Boone and Knate Lee Running Time: 94 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th September 2020 The New Mutants is the latest in a long line of X-Men spin-off produced by 20th Century Fox. Made over two years ago, this has been…

TV and Streaming – Tuesday 24th March

Morning! Today sees the release of Disney+ in the UK. There are over 500 films and hundreds of TV shows and specials. Virtually the whole back catalogue of Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars movies as well as National Geographics. The big news is the UK premiere of The Mandalorian, the new spectacular Star Wars…

Frozen II

Directors: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Sterling K.Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton, Jason Ritter, Rachel Matthews Written by (also story) Jennifer Lee, (story) Chris Buck, Marc Smith, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Running Time: 104 mins Cert: U Release date: 22nd November 2019…

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…

Toy Story 4

Director: Josh Cooley Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt Written by: (also original story) Andrew Stanton, Stephen Folsom, (original story) John Lassiter, Josh Cooley, Valerie LaPointe, Rashida Jones, Will McCormack and Martin Hynes. Running Time: 100 mins Cert: U Release…

Aladdin

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Megahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen Written by: John August and Guy Ritchie Running Time: 128 mins Cert: PG Release date: 22nd May 2019 Hot on the tailcoats of Tim Burton’s re-imagination of Disney’s Dumbo, now comes another animated movie that has been…

Dumbo

Director: Tim Burton Starring: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin, Nico Parker, Finley Hobbins, Roshan Seth, Lars Eidinger Written by: Helen Aberson, Ehren Kruger and (based on the novel) Harold Pearl Running Time: 112 mins Cert: PG Release date: 29th March 2019 There is a scene during Steven Spielberg’s chaotic comedy…

Mary Poppins Returns

Director: Rob Marshall Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson Written by: (also screen story) David Magee, (screen story) Rob Marshall, John DeLuca and (based upon the “Mary Poppins” stories) P.L. Travers Running Time: 130 mins Cert: U Release date: 21st…

Ralph Breaks The Internet

Directors: Phil Johnston and Rich Moore Starring: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Alfred Molina, Ed O’Neill Written by: (also story) Phil Johnston, Pamela Ribon, (story) Rich Moore, Jim Reardon, Josie Trinidad and (additional story material) Kelly Younger Running Time: 112 mins Cert: PG Release…

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Directors: Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston Starring: Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Ellie Bamber, Matthew Macfadyen, Richard E. Grant, Jayden Fowora-Knight, Misty Copland Written by: Ashleigh Powell, (suggested by the short story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”) E.T.A. Hoffman and (suggested by the “Nutcracker Ballet”) Marius Petipa Running Time: 99 mins…

Christopher Robin

Director: Marc Forster Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Mark Gatiss, Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi, Toby Jones, Sophie Okonedo Written by: Alex Ross Perry, Tom McCarthy, Allison Schroeder, (story) Greg Brooker, Mark Steven Johnson, (based on the characters created) A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard Running Time: 104 mins Cert: PG…

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Director: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Joonas Suotamo Written by: Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan and (based on the characters created) George Lucas. Running Time: 135 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th May 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second…