Cats

Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Francesca Hayward, James Cordon, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Ray Winstone, Robbie Fairchild, Laurie Davidson Written by Lee Hall, Tom Hooper, (poetry collection “Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats”) T.S. Eliot and (based on the musical) Andrew Lloyd Webber Running Time: 110…

The Good Liar

Director Bill Condon Starring: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Russel Tovey, Jim Carter, Mark Lewis Jones, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Michael Culkin. Written by Jeffrey Hatcher and (based on the novel) Nicholas Searle Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th November 2019 There is a theory in movie making that you can have the best…

Beauty And The Beast

Director: Bill Condor Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ewen McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Stanley Tucci Written by:  Stephen Chbosky and  Evan Spiliotopoulos. Running Time: 129 mins Cert: PG Release date: 17th March 2017 When La La Land was sweeping the boards at every award ceremony this…

Mr Holmes

Director: Bill Condor Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hattie Morahan, Patrick Kennedy, Roger Allam, Hiroyuki Sanada Written by: Jeffrey Hatcher, (also based on the novel “A Slight Trick Of The Mind”) Mitch Cullin and (based on the characters created ) Arthur Conan Doyle Running Time: 104 mins Cert: PG Release date: 19th June…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, James Nesbitt, Ken Stott, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett Written by: Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Guillermo Del Toro and (book) J.R.R. Tolkien Running Time: 169 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th December 2013 Sometimes reviewing a film that has already had so much written…