Darkest Hour

Director: Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristen Scott-Thomas, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Ronald Pickup, Stephen Dillane, Nicholas Jones, Samuel West Written by: Anthony McCarten Running Time: 125 mins Cert: PG Release date: 12th January 2018 The attention around this movie about the early days of Winston Churchill’s role as Prime Minister is mainly aimed at…

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Director: Patrick Hughes Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, Richard E. Grant, Yuri Kolokolnikov Written by: Tom O’Connor Running Time: 118 mins Cert; 15 Release date: 17th August 2017 I am a bit of a sucker when it comes to buddy buddy movies, that sub genre that fits…

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Director: Matt Reeves. Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee. Written by: Mark Bomback, (also based on characters created) Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver (based on the book “La Planète des Singes”) Pierre Boulle Running Time: 130 Mins Cert: 12A Release date: 17th July 2014 A map of America is etched out…

Robocop

Director: Jose Padilha Starring: Joe Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel Written by: Joshua Zetumer, (also original 1987 screenplay) Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 7th February 2014 If there was one film I wasn’t looking forward…

Lawless

Director: John Hillcoat. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska. Written by: Nick Cave and (novel “The Wettest County In The World”) Matt Bondurant. Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 7th September 2012 Now that the summer is over and the blockbusters have been packed…

The Dark Knight Rises

Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman. Written by: (also story) Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan and (story) David S. Goyer. Running Time: 164 mins Cert: 12A The most eagerly anticipated film of the year is finally here. Christopher Nolan’s final piece to the Batman…