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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 Levelling

Director: Hope Dickson Leach Starring: Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden, Joe Blackmore,  Joe Attewell Written by: Hope Dickson Leach Running Time: 83 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th May 2017 With all those huge blockbusters around that are loud and rely on expensive special effects, The Levelling stands out. This is a film that…

Gods Of Egypt

Director: Alex Proyas Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Courtney Eaton, Geoffrey Rush, Elodie Yung, Bryan Brown Written by: Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless Running Time: 126 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 17th June 2016 It’s been quite a while when I have seen a decent so-bad-it’s-good movie but I think I’ve found it. From the director of The…

The Forest

Director: Jason Zada Starring: Natalie Dorman, Taylor Kinney, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Noriko Sakura, Eoin Macken Written by: Nick Antosca, Sarah Cornwall and Ben Ketai Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th February 2016 If you go down to the woods today, you may be in for a bit of a bore. For The Forest, with all its…

Last Knights

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya Starring: Clive Owen, Morgan Freeman, Aksel Hennie, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cliff Curtis Written by: Michael Konyves and Dove Sussman Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 17th April 2015 A snowy backdrop where it never seems to end with the constantly falling white stuff. The clanking of metal against metal. Men walking in slow motion while…

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage Written by: (also story) Simon Kinberg, (story) Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn Running Time: 131 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 22nd May 2014 The X-Men movies have always been more than…

Pompeii

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Starring: Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jared Harris, Jessica Lucas. Written by: Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler and Michael Robert Johnson Running Time: 105 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th April 2014 Pompeii shouldn’t work. It’s directed by a man whose contribution to cinema has been…