Western Stars

Directors: Bruce Springsteen and Thom Zimmy Starring: Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa Running Time: 83 mins Cert: PG Release date: 28th October 2019 It is rumoured that Bruce Springsteen, on seeing the film that used his songs, Blinded By The Light, that The Boss decided to direct his own film. Alongside longtime director Thom Zimmy, we…

Diego Maradona

Director: Asif Kapadia Starring: Diego Armando Maradona, Claudia Villafane, Diego Maradona Jr, Cristiana Sinagra, Corrado Ferlaino, Maria Rosa Maradona Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th June 2019 Back in 2015, director Asif Kapadia, gave us the brilliant documentary about the tragic life of Amy Winehouse, Amy, one of the best films this…

Amazing Grace

Directors: Alan Elliott and Sydney Pollack Starring: Aretha Franklin, Reverand James Cleveland, Southern California Community Choir Running Time: 89 mins Cert: U Release date: 10th May 2019 In 1971, Aretha Franklin was at the top of her game, with a string of hits and awards, she had cemented herself as the Queen of Soul. She…

Whitney

Director: Kevin MacDonald Starring: Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown, Cissy Houston, L.A. Reid, Clive Davies, Gary Houston, Mary Jones, Kevin Costner Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 6th July 2018 Whitney Houston was one of the biggest stars in the world. A woman with an incredible voice who brought so much pleasure to millions…

78/52

Director: Alexandre O. Philippe Starring: Alfred Hitchcock, Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Peter Bogdanovich, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood, Danny Elfman, Bret Easton Ellis, Guillermo del Toro Written by Alexandre O. Philippe Running Time: 91 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd November 2017 When you talk about horror films, there are a few movies that always…

The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years

Director: Ron Howard Starring: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Brian Epstein, George Martin, Larry Kane, Whoopi Goldberg, Eddie Izzard, Elvis Costello, Richard Curtis Written by: Mark Monroe Running Time: 137 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th September 2016 First off, a rant. To the multiplexes across the country. Please stop showing 20…

Weiner

Directors: Josh Kriegman and  Elyse Steinberg Starring: Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin, Amit Bagga, Adam S. Barta, Sydney Leathers Written by: Eli B. Despres, Josh Kriegman and  Elyse Steinberg Running Time: 96 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th July 2016 Very little is known about Anthony Weiner in the UK. A former senator who seemed to have a promising career…

Where To Invade Next

Director: Michael Moore Starring: Michael Moore Written by Michael Moore Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th June 2016 Notorious documentary filmmaker Michael Moore isn’t afraid to handle the controversial subject matters. He dealt with American gun laws in Bowling For Columbine, the W. Bush 9/11 connection with Fahrenheit 9/11 and the medical…

Amy

Director: Asif Kapadia Starring: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Tony Bennett, Blake Fielder-Civil, Yasiil Bey, Salaam Remi Running Time: 128 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd July 2015 I remember the day Amy Winehouse died. I was at a barbecue and when the news came through, I wasn’t the least bit surprised. It didn’t shock…

Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story Of Cannon Films

Director: Mark Hartley Starring: Menahem Golan, Yoram Globus, Catherine Mary Stewart, Robert Forster, Tobe Hooper, Lucinda Dickey, Oliver Tobias, Dolph Lungdren Written by: Mark Hartley Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 5th June 2015 During the 1980’s, there was one name that you couldn’t escape from when you went to the cinema: Cannon….

Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance

Director: Louise Osmond Written by: Louise Osmond Running Time: 85 mins Cert: PG Release date: 17th April 2015 There are some films you go into with low expectations, not really looking forward to sitting through it. Dark Horse, a film about my least favourite sport, horse racing, did not excite me one bit. Sometimes you…

Life Itself

Director: Steve James Starring: Roger Ebert, Chas Ebert, Gene Siskel, Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 14th November 2014 Growing up, I regarded the film critic just as important as the film stars. Names like Dilys Powell, Barry Norman, Alexander Walken and in the States, Pauline Kael and Siskel…