The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Director: Terry Gilliam Starring: Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgard, Olga Kurylenko, Joana Ribeiro, Oscar Jaenade, Jason Watkins, Sergi Lopez, Rossy de Palma Written by: Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni and (based on the novel Don Quixote) Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra Running Time: 132 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st January 2020 When people talk…

Richard Jewell

Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Kathy Bates, John Hamm, Nina Arianda, Ian Gomez, Charles Green, Marc Farley Written by: Billy Ray, (based on the article) Marie Brenner, (based on the book) Kent Alexander and Kevin Salwen Running Time: 131 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st January 2020 Clint Eastwood…

The Lighthouse

Director: Roger Eggers Starring: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman, Logan Hawkes Written by: Robert Eggers and Max Eggers Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st January 2020 There are not many films that leave you almost gasping for air, but The Lighthouse did precisely that. This bizarre, hallucinogenic feature from Roger Eggers,…

The Personal History Of David Copperfield

Director: Amando Iannucci Starring: Dev Patel, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, Peter Capaldi, Ben Whishaw, Benedict Wong, Paul Whitehouse, Rosalind Eleazar, Gwendoline Christie, Morfydd Clark, Darren Boyd Written by: Amando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell and (based on the novel) Charles Dickens Running Time: 119 mins Cert: PG Release date: 24th January 2020 Charles Dickens’ work has always…

Bombshell

Director: Jay Roach Starring: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Allison Janney, Malcolm McDowell, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Rob Delaney Written by: Charles Randolph Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 17th January 2020 At this time of year, we seem to get a collection of films based on real-life events. The…

Bad Boys For Life

Directors: Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Joe Pantoliano, Vanessa Hudgens, Paola Nunez, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Kate del Castillo, Theresa Randle Written by: Chris Bremner, (also story) Peter Craig, Joe Carnahan and (based on characters created) George Gallo. Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 17th January 2020…

1917

Director: Sam Mendes Starring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Colin Firth, Andrew Scott, Mark Strong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Richard Madden, Daniel Mays, Adrian Scarborough Written by: Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th January 2020 There are some films that you admire, maybe because of the acting, the costumes, how…

The Gentlemen

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Jason Wong Written by: (also story) Guy Ritchie, (story) Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 1st January 2020 Guy Ritchie made his name back in the 1990s with…

Jojo Rabbit

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Alfie Allen, Stephen Merchant, Archie Yates Written by: Taika Waititi and (based on the novel “Caging Skies”) Christine Leunens Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 1st January 2020 Taika Waititi is one of the great talents…

Little Women

Director: Greta Gerwin Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, Laura Dern, Timothee Chalamet, Tracy Letts, Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, James Norton, Louis Carrel Written by Greta Gerwin and (based on the novel) Louisa May Alcott Running Time: 135 mins Cert: U Release date: 26th December 2019 If 2019 is to…

Cats

Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Francesca Hayward, James Cordon, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Ray Winstone, Robbie Fairchild, Laurie Davidson Written by Lee Hall, Tom Hooper, (poetry collection “Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats”) T.S. Eliot and (based on the musical) Andrew Lloyd Webber Running Time: 110…

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Director: J.J. Abrams Starring: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackle, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Billy Dee Williams Written by: (also story) Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams, (story) Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow and (based on the characters created) George Lucas…