The Addams Family 2

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon, Laura Brousseau and Kevin Pavlovic Starring: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloe Grace Moretz, Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler Written by: Ben Queen, Susanna Fogel, (also story) Dan Hernandez, Benji Samit and (based on the characters created) Charles Addams Running Time: 93 mins Cert: PG Release date:…

No Time To Die

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Rami Malek, Christoph Waltz, Ana de Armas, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen Written by: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, (also story) Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Cary Joji Fukunaga and (based on the characters created) Ian Fleming Running Time: 163 mins…

The Many Saints of Newark

Director: Alan Taylor Starring: Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal, Michael Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Vera Farmiga, Billy Magnussen, Corey Sroll Written by: Lawrence Konner and (also based on characters created) David Chase Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd September 2021 The Sopranos was a smash-hit TV series that ran from 1999…

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Director: Jonathan Butterell Starring: Max Harwood, Sarah Lancashire, Lauren Patel, Richard E. Grant, Shobna Gulati, Sharon Horgan Written by: Tom MacRae, (based on the stage musical) Jonathan Butterell and Dan Gillespie Sells Running time: 117 mins Cert: 12 Release date 17th September 2021 There seems to be a cinematic musical resurgence. Already this year, we…

Respect

Director: Liesl Tommy Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Audra McDonald, Marlon Wayans, Tituss Burgess, Marc Maron, Kimberley Scott, Mary J. Bligh Written by: (also story) Tracey Scott Wilson and (story) Callie Khouri Running Time: 145 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th September 2021 Biopics of legends in music are a hard thing to pull off….

The Courier

Director: Dominic Cooke Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright Written by: Tom O’Connor Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th August 2021 How many of you have ever heard of Greville Wynne? It seems incredible that in the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War and particularly…

Stillwater

Director: Tom McCarthy Starring: Matt Damon, Abigail Breslin, Camille Cottin, Lilou Siauvaud Written by: Tom McCarthy, Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain and Noe Debre Running Time: 139 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 6th August 2021 Stillwater is the new film by Tom McCarthy, who directed the Oscar-winning Spotlight. Taking the story directly from the news pages,…

Old

Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff, Thomasin MacKenzie, Abbie Lee Written by: M. Night Shyalaman, (based on the graphic novel “Sandcastles”) Pierre-Oscar Levy and Frederick Peeters Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 23rd July 2021 I remember when The Sixth Sense came out and how…

Dream Horse

Director: Euros Lyn Starring: Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Nicholas Farrell, Joanna Page, Siân Phillips, Peter Davison Written by: Neil McKay Running Time: 113 mins Cert: PG Release date: 4th June 2021 For years, British cinema was a staple for costume dramas and period pieces. But, since the late 90s, we have found that…

Cruella

Director: Craig Gillespie Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser, Mark Strong Written by: Dana Fox, Tony McNamara, (story) Aline Brosh McKenna, Kelly Marcel, Steve Zissis and (based upon the novel “One Hundred and One Dalmatians”) Dodie Smith Running Time: 134 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 28th May 2021 In a time…

Nomadland

Director: Chloe Zhao Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Swankie, Bob Wells, Gay DeForest Written by: Chloe Zhao and (based on the book) Jessica Bruder Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th April 2021 The traveller in films doesn’t often inspire effect. Most movies are either deeply depressing, lacking in hope or…

Palm Springs

Director: Max Barbakow Starring: Adam Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Peter Gallagher, Meredith Hagner Written by: Andy Siara and (story only) Max Barbakow Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th April 2021 The time loop has become a popular premise used in cinema. Back To The Future Part II used it heavily; Groundhog…