Downton Abbey

Director: Michael Engler Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Laura Carmichael, Raquel Cassidy, Michelle Dockerty, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Imelda Staunton, Robert James-Collier, Sophie McShera, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Nicol, Kevin Doyle Written by: (based on the characters created) Julian Fellowes Running Time: 120 mins…

Paddington 2

Director: Paul King Starring: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Hugh Grant, Brendon Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Joanna Lumley, Peter Capaldi, Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton Written by: Simon Farnaby, Paul King and (based on Paddington Bear) Michael Bond. Running Time: 103 mins Cert: PG Release date: 10th November 2017 Sequels this year haven’t been…

Breathe

Director: Andy Serkis Starring: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander, Hugh Bonneville, Stephen Mangan, Diana Rigg, Edward Speleers, Jonathan Hyde, Amit Shah Written by: William Nicholson Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 27th October 2017 When I think of the illness of Polio, I immediately think of punk guru Ian Dury. Which is…

Paddington

Director: Paul King Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Ben Whithaw, Julie Walters, Nicole Kidman, Peter Capaldi, Jim Broadbent. Written by: Paul King and (based on the books) Michael Bond Running Time: 95 mins Cert: PG Release date: 28th November 2014 Having spent the year in utter despair at the quality of populist entertainment produced by…

The Monuments Men

Director: George Clooney Starring: George Clooney,  Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville Written by: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, (based on the book) Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 12A Release Date: 14th February 2014 The Monuments Men has everything going for it:…