Ocean’s 8

Director: Gary Ross Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Sarah Paulson, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Richard Armitage, James Cordon Written by: Olivia Milch, (also story) Gary Ross, (based on the characters created) George Clayton Johnson and Jack Golden Russell Running Time: 110 mins Cert:12A Release date: 18th June 2018 The adventures…

Alice Through The Looking Glass

Director: James Bobin Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Timothy Spall Written by: Linda Woolverton and (based on the books) Lewis Carroll Running Time: 113 mins Cert: PG Release date: 27th May 2016 It has taken six years for the…

Suffragette

Director: Sarah Gavron Starring: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham-Carter, Meryl Streep, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw, Romola Garai Written by: Abi Morgan Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 12th October 2015 It’s surprising that there has never been a film about the Suffragette movement of the early 20th Century before. In fact the…

Cinderella

Director: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgard, Nonso Anozie, Derek Jacobi Written by: Chris Weitz Running Time: 105 mins Cert: U Release date: 27th March 2015 Who would have thought it? Who would have thought that a cynical, middle-aged film critic would be so utterly charmed by…

Les Miserables

Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sasha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne Written by: (book) Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boubil, (lyrics) Herbert Kretzmer, (novel) Victor Hugo, (screenplay) William Nicholson and (additional text) James Fenton Running Time: 157 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 11th January 2013 For almost 30…

Great Expectations

Director: Mike Newell Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Flemyng, Robbie Coltrane, Holliday Grainger Written by: David Nicholls and (book) Charles Dickens Running Time: 126 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th December 2012 If film has one limitation, it’s running times. No one wants to sit through a film that lasts 6…