Rocketman

Director: Dexter Fletcher Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gemma Jones, Stephen Graham, Steven Mackintosh, Tom Bennett, Tate Donovan Written by: Lee Hall Running Time: 121 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd May 2019 Coming off the tailcoats of Bohemian Rhapsody, a film that didn’t work for me, now comes Rocketman,…

Aladdin

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Megahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen Written by: John August and Guy Ritchie Running Time: 128 mins Cert: PG Release date: 22nd May 2019 Hot on the tailcoats of Tim Burton’s re-imagination of Disney’s Dumbo, now comes another animated movie that has been…

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

Director: Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Anjelica Huston, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick, Jerome Flynn Written by: Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, Marc Abrams and (also story and based on characters created) Derek Kolstad Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 15th May 2019 Oh, how the…

Amazing Grace

Directors: Alan Elliott and Sydney Pollack Starring: Aretha Franklin, Reverand James Cleveland, Southern California Community Choir Running Time: 89 mins Cert: U Release date: 10th May 2019 In 1971, Aretha Franklin was at the top of her game, with a string of hits and awards, she had cemented herself as the Queen of Soul. She…

The Hustle

Director: Chris Addison Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp, Ingrid Oliver, Nicholas Woodeson, Casper Christensen, Hannah Waddingham, Rebekah Staton, Jocelyn Jee Esien Written by: Jac Schaeffer, (also story) Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning and Dale Lauder Running Time: 94 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th May 2019 There are three types of remakes: there’s the…

Long Shot

Director: Jonathan Levine Starring: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogan, June Diane Raphael, O’Shea Jackson Jr, Ravi Patel, Andy Serkis, Bob Odenkirk, Alexander Skarsgard, Randall Park Written by: Liz Hannah and (also story) Dan Sterling Running Time: 125 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd May 2019 Hold the front page! Seth Rogan stars in a new comedy…

Tolkien

Director:  Dome Karukoski Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Derek Jacobi, Patrick Gibson, Anthony Boyle, Tom Glynn-Carney, Pam Ferris Written by: David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 3rd May 2019 J.R.R. Tolkien is possibly the most significant fantasy writers in the world. His books The Hobbit and…

The Curse of La Llorona

Director: Michael Chaves Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez, Roman Christou, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, Marisol Ramirez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Tony Amendola Written by: Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd May 2019 While everyone has been raving about the superhero franchises, another film series delivers a new edition…

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile

Director: Joe Berlinger Starring: Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario, Haley Joel Osment, John Malkovich, Jim Parsons, Dylan Baker, Angela Sarafyan, Terry Kinney Written by Michael Werwie and (based on the book “The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy”) Elizabeth Kendall Running Time: 110 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd May 2019 The fascination…

Eighth Grade

Director: Bo Burnham Starring: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan, Daniel Zolghadri, Fred Hechinger, Imani Lewis, Luke Prael, Catherine Oliviere Written by: Bo Burnham Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th April 2019   Growing up can be hard and we, as adults can often forget that. As a middle-aged man,…

Avengers: Endgame

Director: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Josh Brolin, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow Written by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, (based on the Marvel comics) Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and (comic book) Jim…

Greta

Director: Neil Jordan Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Chloe Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe, Colm Feore, Stephen Rae, Jeff Hiller, Jane Perry, Zawe Ashton, Thaddeus Daniels Written by: Neil Jordan and (also story) Ray Wright Running Time: 98 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 18th April 2019 In the 1990s, a series of movies came out that played on…