TV and Streaming – Thursday 2nd July 2020

Morning! Thursday again, which means that Movie Weekly is back tonight at 10 on http://www.zackfm.com. Be great if you could join me. Elsewhere, it’s business as usual with plenty to recommend. Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Thursday! AMAZON PRIME NATIONAL LAMPOON’S EUROPEAN VACATION (15) Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Jason Lively, Dana Hill, Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane Comedy,…

TV and Streaming – Monday 29th June 2020

Morning! Looking like another blustery day outside so a perfect opportunity  to catch a movie or two. Here are today’s recommendations. Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Monday! AMAZON PRIME SHAUN OF THE DEAD (15) Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Horror, comedy A man’s uneventful life is disrupted by the zombie apocalypse. Hugely popular British…

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Director: Wes Ball Starring: Dylan O’ Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Kaya Scodeario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Patricia Clarkson, Aiden Gillen, Giancarlo Esposito Written by: T.S. Nowlin and (based on the novel) James Dashner Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 28th January 2018 When The Maze Runner hit our screens in 2014, at the height of…

Logan

Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Eriq La Salle Written by: Scott Frank, Michael Green and (also story) James Mangold Running Time: 137 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st March 2017 For 17 years, one of Marvel’s most popular characters, The Wolverine, has…

The Survivalist

Director: Stephen Fingleton Starring: Michael McCann, Mia Goth, Olwen Fouere, Andrew Simpson Written by: Stephen Fingleton Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 12th February 2016 Films don’t necessarily need million dollar budgets to produce something gripping and unsettling. Take The Survivalist, a post-apocalyptic drama filmed in Northern Ireland that has a cast made…

The Revenant

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck, Paul Anderson. Written by: Paul L. Smith, Alejandro G. Iñárritu and (based on part of the book) Michael Punke Running Time: 156 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 15th January 2016 There is an old saying about suffering for your art. If…

Mad Max: Fury Road

Director: George Miller Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones. Written by: George Miller, Brendan McCarthy and Nick Lathouris Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 14th May 2015 A lot of water has passed under the bridge since we were last visited by Max Rockatansky. In fact…

Noah

Director: Darren Aronofsky Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connolly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman Written by: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel Running Time: 139 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 4th April 2014 Let’s get this off the bat. Noah is absolutely bonkers. If you think you are going to get some religious epic…