Brightburn

Director: David Yarovesky Starring: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Emmie Hunter, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, Gregory Alan Williams Written by: Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 19th June 2019 It’s hard making a superhero film original nowadays. With Marvel and DC battling it out for supremacy…

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Director: Mike Mitchell Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Alison Brie, Channing Tatum, Stephanie Beatriz, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Maya Rudolph, Will Ferrell Written by: (also story) Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and (story) Matthew Fogel Running Time: 106 mins Cert: U Release date: 8th February 2019 I’ve had a mixed relationship with…

Power Rangers

Director: Dean Israelite Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Hader, David Denman Written by: John Gatlin, (story) Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless, Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney and (based on “Power Rangers” created) Haim Saban Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th March 2017 It…

Love And Mercy

Director: Bill Pohlad Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald, Joanne Going Written by: Oren Moverman, Michael Alan Lerner and (based on the life) Brian Wilson Running Time: 121 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th July 2015 What is often problematic in trying to recreate the life of a musical…

Pitch Perfect 2

Director: Elizabeth Banks Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Hailee Steinfeld, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins Written by: Kay Cannon and (based on the characters created) Mickey Rapkin Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th May 2015 The surprise smash of 2012 was a small-scale comedy about a cappella groups. Now, the…

The Lego Movie

Directors: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Starring: (Voices) Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Morgan Freeman, Alison Brie, Jonah Hill Written by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller (story) Dan Hageman and Kevin Hageman Running Time: 100 mins Cert: U Release date: 14th February 2014 I have to start by giving you a word of warning…

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Director: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Stanley Tucci Written by: Simon Beaufoy, Michael Arndt and (based on the novel Catching Fire) Suzanne Collins Running Time: 146 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 21st November 2013 For me, the first Hunger Games film, based on the…

Movie 43

Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steve Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, James Gunn, Bob Odenkirk, Brett Ratner, Jonathan Van Tulleken. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber, Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Richard Gere, Kate Bosworth, Justin Long, Uma Thurman, Kristen Bell, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Grace Mortez, Gerard…

Pitch Perfect

Director: Jason Moore Starring: Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Rebel Wilson, John Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Banks, Anna Camp, Skylar Astin. Written by: Kay Cannon and (book) Mickey Rapkin. Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 21st December 2012 A few years ago, a US TV show stormed the network and the world and became flavour…