Little Monsters

Director: Abe Forsythe Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Alexander England, Josh Gad, Kat Stewart, Diesel La Torraca, Nadia Townsend, Marshall Napier, Glenn Hazeldine, Ava Caryofyllis. Written by Abe Forsythe Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 15th November 2019 (also available on Sky Cinema/Now TV) The zombie comedy is a crowded place. From Return of the…

Doctor Sleep

Director: Mike Flanagan Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Bruce Greenwood, Carel Struycken, Emily Alyn Lind, Alex Essoe, Zahn McClarnon Written by: Mike Flanagan and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st October 2019 Making a sequel to an iconic movie is always going…

Ready Or Not

Directors: Matt Bettinell-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Scorofano, Kristan Bruun, Nicky Guadagni Written by: Guy Busick and Ryan Murphy Running Time: 95 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 25th September 2019 One of the toughest cross-genre styles in cinema is comedy horror. Many have tried…

Rambo: Last Blood

Director: Adrian Grunberg Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Pez Vega, Yvette Monreal, Oscar Jaenada, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Sheila Shah, Adriana Barraza Written by: Matthew Cirulnick, (also story) Sylvester Stallone, (story) Dan Gordon and (based on the character created) David Morrell Running Time: 89 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 19th September 2019 There is no denying that John Rambo…

Crawl

Director: Alexandre Aja Starring: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Ross Anderson, Jose Palma, Morfydd Clark, George Somner Written by: Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen Running Time: 87 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 23rd August 2019 Every summer there is a sleeper hit. A film that no one expects will be successful, usually low budget and usually…

Annabelle Comes Home

Director: Gary Dauberman Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Michael Cimino, Samara Lee Written by: (also story) Gary Dauberman and (story) James Wan Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th July 2019 If you are a regular reader of my reviews, you will know I have a hate/hate…

Midsommar

Director: Ari Aster Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, Will Poulter, Ellora Torchia, Archie Madekwe, Hampus Hallberg Written by: Ari Aster Running Time: 147 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 3rd July 2019 Paganism has always been a fruitful topic for horror films, from the days of Hammer to the granddaddy of…

Brightburn

Director: David Yarovesky Starring: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Emmie Hunter, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, Gregory Alan Williams Written by: Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 19th June 2019 It’s hard making a superhero film original nowadays. With Marvel and DC battling it out for supremacy…

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…

Hellboy

Director: Neil Marshall Starring: DavidHarbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sophie Okonedo, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, Stephen Graham, Penelope Mitchell. Written by: Andrew Cosby and (based on the Dark Horse Comic Book “Hellboy”) Mike Mignola Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 11th April 2019 With everyone jumping on the superhero bandwagon, how about…

Pet Sematary

Directors: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jete Laurence, Obssa Ahmed, Hugo Lavoie, Lucas Lavoie Written by: Jeff Buhler, (screen story) Matt Greenberg and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th April 2019 Stephen King’s novels have always been a good…

Us

Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon Written by: Jordan Peele Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd March 2019 It’s not often that a filmmaker who comes at you with a fantastic first feature can follow it up…