Fast & Furious: Hobbs and Shaw

Director: David Leitch Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren, Eiza Gonzalez, Eddie Marsan, Cliff Curtis, Eliana Sua Written by: Drew Pearce, (also story) Chris Morgan and (based on the characters created) Gary Scott Thompson Running Time: 135 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 1st August 2019 Let’s face it, 2019 has…

Avengers: Infinity War

Directors: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johanssen, Mark Ruffalo, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pratt, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Brolin, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Idris Elba, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, David Bautista, Pom Klementieff, Vin…

Molly’s Game

Director: Aaron Sorkin Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong, Chris O’Dowd, J.C. MacKenzie, Brian D’Arcy James Written by: Aaron Sorkin and (based on the book) Molly Bloom Running Time: 140 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st January 2018 After about 5 minutes of watching Molly’s Game, I came to the…

Thor: Ragnarok

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Mark Ruffalo, Tessa Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, Anthony Hopkins, Karl Urban, Benedict Cumberbatch, Taika Waititi Written by: Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle and Christopher L. Yost Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th October 2017 Of all the Marvel characters, Thor has had…

The Mountain Between Us

Director: Hany Abu-Assad Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney, Linda Sorensen Written by: Chris Weitz, J. Miles Goodloe and (based on the novel) Charles Martin Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 6th October 2017 The Mountain Between Us is a first. It’s the first disaster-survival-romance movie. Yet no matter where it…

The Dark Tower

Director: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Dennis Haysbert, Katheryn Winnick, Jackie Earle Haley, Claudia Kim Written by: Nikolaj Arcel, Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkler, Anders Thomas Jenkins and (based on “The Dark Tower” novels) Stephen King Running Time: 95 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th August 2017 According to my partner, The Dark…

Finding Dory

Director: Andrew Stanton and Angus MacLane Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Hayden Rolence, Kaitlin Olsen, Ty Burell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, Idris Elba, Dominic West, Sigourney Weaver Written by: Victoria Strouse and (also original story) Andrew Stanton Running Time: 97 mins Cert: U Release date: 29th July 2016 When Finding Nemo was released…

Star Trek Beyond

Director: Justin Lin Starring: Chris Pine, Zachery Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella Written by: Simon Pegg, Doug Jung and (based on the television series “Star Trek”) Gene Roddenberry Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 22nd July 2016 Back in 2009, when the reboot…

Bastille Day

Director: James Watkins Starring: Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Kelly Reilly, Charlotte Le Bon, José Garcia, Eriq Ebouaney, Anatol Yusef, Jorge Leon Martinez Written by: Andrew Baldwin Running Time: 92 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd April 2016 To say that Bastille Day, an action thriller set in Paris is a curiosity is a bit of an understatement. A…

The Jungle Book

Director: Jon Favreau Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito, Garry Shandling Written by: Justin Marks and (based on the book) Rudyard Kipling Running Time: 105 mins Cert: PG Release date: 15th April 2016 Going into the “live-action” remake of The Jungle Book, I was a little…

Zootropolis

Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Jared Bush Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate, Nate Torrence, Bonnie Hunt, J.K. Simmons, Don Lake Written by: (also story) Jared Bush, Phil Johnston, (story) Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Josie Trinidad, Jim Reardon, Jennifer Lee and (additional story material) Dan Fogelman Running Time: 108 mins Cert: PG Release date:…

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Director: Justin Chadwick Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva Written by: William Nicholson and (based on his autobiography, The Long Walk To Freedom) Nelson Mandela Running Time: 139 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 3rd January 2014 After the recent events of Nelson Mandela’s passing, I went into the screening of…