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…

Dolittle

Director: Stephen Gaghan Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent, Jessie Buckley, Harry Collett, Emma Thompson, Rami Malek, John Cena, Kumail Nanjiani, Octavia Spencer, Tom Holland, Ralph Fiennes, Selena Gomez Written by: Stephen Gaghan, Dan Gregor, Doug Mand, Chris McKay, (screen story) Thomas Shepherd and (characters created) Hugh Lofting Running Time: 101…

Last Christmas

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Thompson, Lydia Leonard, Rita Arya, Ansu Kabia, Laura Evelyn, Ingrid Oliver Written by: Bryony Kimmings, (also story) Emma Thompson and (story) Greg Wise Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th November 2019 Ten minutes into Last Christmas, I worked out the ‘twist’….

Men In Black: International

Director: F. Gary Gray Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall Written by: Matt Holloway, Art Marcum and (based on the characters created) Lowell Cunningham Running Time: 114 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th January 2019 Back in 1997, when everything Will Smith touched turned to gold…

Late Night

Director: Nisha Ganatra Starring: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, Denis O’Hare, Max Casella, Amy Ryan, Paul Walter Hauser Written by Mandy Kaling Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th June 2019 Late Night is a comedy-drama with its heart absolutely in the right place. Dealing with a topic…

Missing Link

Director: Chris Butler Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis, Zoe Saldana, Emma Thompson, Timothy Olyphant, Stephen Fry, Matt Lucas, David Walliams Written by: Chris Butler Running Time: 95 mins Cert: PG Release date: 5th April 2019 Laika, along with Aardman, is at the forefront of stop motion animation. With an array of visual delights such as…

Beauty And The Beast

Director: Bill Condor Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewen McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Stanley Tucci Written by:  Stephen Chbosky and  Evan Spiliotopoulos. Running Time: 129 mins Cert: PG Release date: 17th March 2017 When La La Land was sweeping the boards at every award ceremony this…

Bridget Jones’s Baby

Director: Sharon Maguire Starring: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones, Sarah Solemani, Emma Thompson, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson Written by: Dan Mazer, Emma Thompson and (also story and characters created) Helen Fielding Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 16th September 2016 Has Bridget Jones really been in our lives for…

A Walk In The Woods

Director: Ken Kwapis Starring: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman, Kristen Schall, R. Keith Harris Written by: Rick Kerb, Bill Holderman and (based on the novel) Bill Bryson Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 18th September 2015 The books of Bill Bryson and his various adventures around the world…

Saving Mr Banks

Director: John Lee Hooker Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Paul Giammati, Ruth Wilson, Bradley Whitford, Jason Schwartzman, B.J. Novak, Kathy Baker Written by: Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith Running Time: 125 mins Cert: PG Release date: 29th November 2013 Let me get this out-of-the-way right at the very beginning…I’m not a fan of…

Beautiful Creatures

Director: Richard LaGravenese Starring: Alice Englert, Aiden Ehrenreich, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum Written by: Richard LaGravenese, (novel) Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th February 2013 I openly admit to going into Beautiful Creatures with great trepidation. Now that Twilight has turned its lights off for…

Brave

Directors: Mark Andrew, Brenda Chapman and Steve Purcell. Voices: Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson. Written by: Mark Andrew, Steve Purcell, Irene Mecchi and (also story) Brenda Chapman. Running Time: 100 mins Cert: PG Release date: 13th August 2012 Those of you who read my reviews on…