Scream

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Mickey Madison, Jasmin Savoy Brown Written by: James Vanderbilt, Guy Busick and (based on the characters created) Kevin Williamson Running Time 114 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 14th January 2022 About halfway through this sequel, reboot,…

Titane

Director: Julia Ducournau Starring: Vincent Lindon, Agathe Rousselle, Garance Marillier, Laïs Salameh, Mara Cissé Written by: Julia Ducournau, (writing consultants) Jacques Akchoti, Simonetta Greggio and Jean-Christophe Bouzy. Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 31st December 2021 Watching so many films over a year can leave you forgetting a large proportion of them. Some…

Last Night in Soho

Director: Edgar Wright Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Diana Rigg, Matt Smith, Terence Stamp, Rita Tushingham, Synnove Karlsen, Michael Ajao Written by: Krysty Wilson-Cairns and (also story) Edgar Wright Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 29th October 2021 Edgar Wright is a cinephile of the highest order. You have to watch his films…

Candyman

Director: Nia DaCosta Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Williams Written by: Jordan Peele, Nia DaCosta, Win Rosenfeld, (based on the film ‘Candyman’) Bernard Rose and (short story ‘The Forbidden’) Clive Barker Running Time: 15 Cert: 15 Release date: 27th August 2021 Legend has it that he will come if…

Old

Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Gael Garcia Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff, Thomasin MacKenzie, Abbie Lee Written by: M. Night Shyalaman, (based on the graphic novel “Sandcastles”) Pierre-Oscar Levy and Frederick Peeters Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 23rd July 2021 I remember when The Sixth Sense came out and how…

Freaky

Director: Christopher Landon Starring: Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor, Misha Osherovich, Emily Holder, Alan Ruck Written by: Christopher Landon and Michael Kennedy Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 2nd July 2021 It is so hard to be original these days in the world of movie-making. Most people say that all stories have…

Saint Maud

Director: Rose Glass Starring: Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lily Knight, Lily Frazer, Turlough Convery, Rosie Sansom Written by: Rose Glass Running Time: 84 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th October 2020 With the releases of big blockbuster movies seeming to have halted, it’s time the smaller, independent films to take the limelight. One such film is the creepy psychological horror,…

The New Mutants

Director: Josh Boone Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Maisie Williams, Charlie Heaton, Alice Braga, Happy Anderson, Blu Hunt Written by: Josh Boone and Knate Lee Running Time: 94 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th September 2020 The New Mutants is the latest in a long line of X-Men spin-off produced by 20th Century Fox. Made over two years ago, this has been…

Parasite

Director: Bong Joon-Ho Starring: Song Kang Ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam, Lee Jung Eun, Chang Hyae Jin, Ji-So Jung Written by: Jin Won Han and (also story) Bong Joon Ho Running Time: 132 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th February 2020 Ever since it won the Palm…

The Lighthouse

Director: Roger Eggers Starring: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman, Logan Hawkes Written by: Robert Eggers and Max Eggers Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st January 2020 There are not many films that leave you almost gasping for air, but The Lighthouse did precisely that. This bizarre, hallucinogenic feature from Roger Eggers,…

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…