Atomic Blonde

Director: David Leitch Starring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsden, Toby Jones, Sofia Boutella, James Faulkner, Roland Moller, Bill Skarsgard Written by: Kurt Johnstad, (based on the Oni Press graphic novel series “The Coldest City”) Anthony Johnson and Sam Hart Running Time: 115 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th August 2017 If 2017…

Kong: Skull Island

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Tian Jing, Toby Kebbell Written by: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly and (story) John Gatins Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 9th March 2017 The giant monkey boy is back! Since Hollywood…

10 Cloverfield Lane

Director: Dan Trachtenberg Starring: John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr, Suzanne Cryer Written by: Damien Chazelle, (also story) Matthew Stuecken and Josh Campbell Running Time: 103 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th March 2016 I am furious! Up to the final 10 minutes of this incredibly tense and gripping thriller, it was hitting all the right notes…

Trumbo

Director: Jay Roach Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Ladd, Helen Mirren, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alan Turyk, Louis C.K., Ellie Fanning, John Goodman Written by: John McNamara and (based on the book) Bruce Cook Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th February 2016 Trumbo is a curious movie. Telling the story of one of Hollywood’s best…

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:…

Inside Llewyn Davis

Director: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen Starring: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund, F. Murray Abrahams Written by: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release Date: 24th January 2014 If there is one thing you cannot accuse the Coen Brothers of being, and that is predictability….

Monsters University

Director: Dan Scanlon Starring: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred Molina, Sean Hayes, Nathan Fillion. Written by: Daniel Gerson, Dan Scanlon and Robert L. Baird. Running Time: 104 mins Cert: U Release date: 12th July 2013 I am a huge fan of Monsters Inc. I don’t think there are many who aren’t….

The Hangover Part III

Director: Todd Phillips Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zack Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, John Goodman Written by: Todd Phillips, Craig Mazin, (based on the characters created by) Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 23rd May 2013 Hands up those who liked the 2009 comedy, The Hangover? Yes?…

Flight

Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Melissa Leo Written by: John Gatins Running Time: 138 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st February 2013 Captain William “Whip”  Whitaker is in control of a flight to Atlanta.  Suffering from the night before, his actions are somewhat shocking to his co-pilot…

Trouble With The Curve

Director: Robert Lorenz Starring: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake, John Goodman, Robert Patrick, Matthew Lillard Written by: Randy Brown Running Time: 111 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th November 2012 Baseball movies just don’t sell in the UK. We don’t understand the game and so don’t understand the complexities of the terms used so…

Argo

Director: Ben Affleck Starring: Ben Affleck, Brian Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan. Written by: Chris Terrio and (based on the article) Joshuah Bearman Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th November 2012 A few years back, Ben Aff;eck was the toast of Hollywood.  An Oscar winner starring in some…