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…

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…

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 Mule

Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Michael Pena, Laurence Fishburne, Dianne Wiest, Andy Garcia, Taissa Farmiga, Alison Eastwood Written by: Nick Schenk and (inspired by the New York Times Magazine Article “The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year Old Drug Mule”) Sam Dolnick Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th January 2019 Clint Eastwood is…

Beautiful Boy

Director: Felix van Groeningen Starring: Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull, Kaitlyn Dever, Stefanie Scott Written by: Felix van Groeningen, Luke Davies, (based on the book “Beautiful Boy”) David Sheff and (based on the book “Tweak”) Nic Sheff Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 18th January 2019…

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…

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…

Moonlight

Director: Barry Jenkins Starring: Alex Hibbert, Anston Sanders, Trevante Rhodes, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Janella Monae Written by: Barry Jenkins and (story) Tarell Alvin McCraney Running Time: 110 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 17th February 2017 It is universally accepted that when a film is depicting the struggles of a young black man living in a…

T2: Trainspotting

Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Ewen McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner, Kelly MacDonald, Anjela Nedyalkova, Shirley Henderson, James Cosmo Written by: John Hodge and (based on the novel) Irvine Welsh Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 27th January 2017 It was one of the most influential and innovated movies of the 1990’s….

The Young Offenders

Director: Peter Foott Starring: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose, Dominic McHale, P.J. Gallagher, Shane Casey Written by: Peter Foott Running Time: 83 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th January 2017 It is always a pleasure when you discover a film that you know very little about, that has a title that doesn’t really inspire…

Kill Your Friends

Director: Owen Harris Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Tom Riley, Ed Skrein, Craig Roberts, James Cordon, Georgia King Written by: (based on the novel) John Niven Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 6th November 2015 Kill Your Friends is a very misleading title because you seriously wouldn’t want to spend five minutes with the central…

The Program

Director: Stephen Frears Starring: Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Dustin Hoffman, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemont, Lee Pace, Bryan Greenberg Written by: John Hodge and (based on the book “Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong”) David Walsh Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 16th October 2015 He was the man who defeated an…