Judy

Director: Rupert Goold Starring: Renee Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michal Gambon, Royce Pierreson, Andy Nyman, Darci Shaw Written by: Tom Edge and (based on the stage play “End of the Rainbow”) Peter Quilter Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 2nd October 2019 You can tell we are heading into the…

Hotel Mumbai

Director: Anthony Maras Starring: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Jason Isaacs, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Anupam Kher, Alex Pinder Written by: John Collee and Anthony Maras Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 27th September 2019 It is terribly hard to take events that happened in real life and place them on film without making…

Ad Astra

Director: James Gray Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler, Kimberly Elise, Loren Dean, Donnie Keshawarz, Sean Blakemore Written by: James Gray and Ethan Gross Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th September 2019 In recent years, deep philosophical science fiction movies seem all the rage. From Gravity…

Rambo: Last Blood

Director: Adrian Grunberg Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Pez Vega, Yvette Monreal, Oscar Jaenada, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Sheila Shah, Adriana Barraza Written by: Matthew Cirulnick, (also story) Sylvester Stallone, (story) Dan Gordon and (based on the character created) David Morrell Running Time: 89 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 19th September 2019 There is no denying that John Rambo…

Downton Abbey

Director: Michael Engler Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Laura Carmichael, Raquel Cassidy, Michelle Dockerty, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Imelda Staunton, Robert James-Collier, Sophie McShera, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Nicol, Kevin Doyle Written by: (based on the characters created) Julian Fellowes Running Time: 120 mins…

Hustlers

Director: Lorene Scafaria Starring: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, Mercedes Ruehl, Cardi B, Lizzo Written by: Lorene Scafaria and (based on the magazine article) Jessica Pressler Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th September 2019 How times have changed. It would be fair to say that if a…

The Informer

Director: Andrea Di Stefano Starring: Joe Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Ana de Armas, Clive Owen, Sam Spruell, Eugene Lipinski, Karma Meyer Written by: Andrea Di Stefano, Rowan Joffe, Matt Cook, (based on the novel Three Second) Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 30th August 2019 You can tell…

Crawl

Director: Alexandre Aja Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Ross Anderson, Jose Palma, Morfydd Clark, George Somner Written by: Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen Running Time: 87 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 23rd August 2019 Every summer there is a sleeper hit. A film that no one expects will be successful, usually low budget and usually…

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Director: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Bruce Dern, Mike Moh, Luke Perry Written by: Quentin Tarantino Running Time: 161 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 14th August 2019 I have had a love/hate relationship with Quentin Tarantino over the years. I loved the early…

Blinded By The Light

Director: Gurinder Chadha Starring: Viveik Kalra, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Ganatra, Aaron Phagura, Dean-Charles Chapman, Nell Williams, Nikita Mehta, Hayley Atwell, Rob Brydon Written by: Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha, Sarfraz Manzoor and (inspired by the words and music) Bruce Springsteen Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 9th August 2019 Gurinder Chadha is one…

Animals

Director: Sophie Hyde Starring: Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat, Fra Fee, Dermot Murphy, Amy Molloy, Pat Shortt, Olwen Fouere, Kwaku Fortune, Elva Trill Written by: (based on the book) Emma Jane Unsworth Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 2nd August 2019 Animals is a new British film about being thirty-something and refusing to let…

The Current War

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Katherine Waterston, Tom Holland, Nicholas Hoult, Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Macfadyen, Damien Molony Written by: Michael Mitnick Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th July 2019 The Current War is a film about electricity and not about a current war. Possibly not the most exciting subject matter…