How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Director: Dean DeBlois Starring: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Gerald Butler, Kit Harington, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Craig Ferguson, F. Murray Abraham, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Written by: Dean DeBlois and (based upon the “How to Train Your Dragon” book series) Cressida Cowell Running Time: 104 mins Cert: PG Release date: 1st February 2019 There are…

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…

Mary Poppins Returns

Director: Rob Marshall Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson Written by: (also screen story) David Magee, (screen story) Rob Marshall, John DeLuca and (based upon the “Mary Poppins” stories) P.L. Travers Running Time: 130 mins Cert: U Release date: 21st…

Bumblebee

Director: Travis Knight Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Pamela Adlon, Jason Drucker, Stephen Schneider. Written by: (also story) Christina Hodson (based on the characters created) Hasbro. Running Time: 114 mins Cert: PG Release date: 24th December 2018 If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will know that…

Ralph Breaks The Internet

Directors: Phil Johnston and Rich Moore Starring: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Alfred Molina, Ed O’Neill Written by: (also story) Phil Johnston, Pamela Ribon, (story) Rich Moore, Jim Reardon, Josie Trinidad and (additional story material) Kelly Younger Running Time: 112 mins Cert: PG Release…

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Directors: Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston Starring: Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Ellie Bamber, Matthew Macfadyen, Richard E. Grant, Jayden Fowora-Knight, Misty Copland Written by: Ashleigh Powell, (suggested by the short story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”) E.T.A. Hoffman and (suggested by the “Nutcracker Ballet”) Marius Petipa Running Time: 99 mins…

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

Directors: Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail Starring: Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Will Arnett, Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage, Eric Bauza Written by: Michael Jelenic, Aaron Horvath, (Superman created) Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, (Batman created) Bob Kane, Bill Finger, (Wonder Woman created) William Moulton Marston, (based on characters created) Marv…

Incredibles 2

Director: Brad Bird Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Catherine Keener, Eli Fucile, Bob Odenkirk, Sophia Boyd, Brad Bird. Written by: Brad Bird Running Time: 118 mins Cert: PG Release date: 13th July 2018 Can it be 14 years since we were first introduced to The Incredibles? Pixar’s…

Patrick

Director: Mandie Fletcher Starring: Beattie Edmondson, Ed Skrien, Tom Bennett, Emily Atack, Jennifer Saunders, Gemma Jones, Adrian Scarborough, Peter Davidson, Cherie Lunghi, Bernard Cribbins Written by: Mandie Fletcher, Vanessa Davies and Paul de Vos Running Time: 94 mins Cert: PG Release date: 29th June 2018 British cinema has managed, in the past, to produce some delightful…

Hereditary

Director: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Bryne, Alex Wolff, Milly Sharpio, Mallory Bechtel, Ann Dowd Written by: Ari Aster Running Time: 127 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 15th June 2018 There is a lot of hype surrounding Hereditary. A huge success on the festival circuit, it comes with accolades that will always set itself…

Sherlock Gnomes

Director: John Stevenson Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Ozzy Osbourne, Ashley Jensen, Mary J. Bligh, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson Written by: Ben Zazove, (story) Emily Cook, Kathy Greenberg, (story and based on characters created) Andy Riley, Kevil Cecil, (characters created) Rob Sprackling, John…

A Wrinkle In Time

Director: Ava DuVernay Starring: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Pena. Written by Jennifer Lee, Jeff Stockwell and (based on the novel) Madeleine L’Engle Running Time: 109 mins Cert: PG Release date: 23rd March 2018 There is no denying that A Wrinkle…