Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey is a bit of an enigma in a world of superheroes and franchises. One of the biggest hits of the 21st century, this TV giant moved to the big screen in 2019 and was a massive success. Now we get the sequel, Downton Abbey: A New Era and the title is a bit…

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…

Sherlock Gnomes

Director: John Stevenson Starring: James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maggie Smith, Michael Caine, Ozzy Osbourne, Ashley Jensen, Mary J. Bligh, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson Written by: Ben Zazove, (story) Emily Cook, Kathy Greenberg, (story and based on characters created) Andy Riley, Kevil Cecil, (characters created) Rob Sprackling, John…

The Lady In The Van

Director: Nicholas Hytner Starring: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Francis De La Tour, Roger Allam, Jim Broadbent, Dominic Cooper, James Corden Written by: (based on his novel and play) Alan Bennett Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th November 2015 Alan Bennett is known for his gentle, charming examinations of life. So it’s no…

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Director: John Madden Starring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Bil Nighy, Richard Gere, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Tamsin Grieg, Penelope Wilton, Lillete Dubey Written by: Ol Parker Running Time: 122 mins Cert: PG Release date: 26th February 2015 It was 2011 when we first met the gentle retirement folks who visited the Best Exotic Marigold…

Quartet

Director: Dustin Hoffman Starring: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtney, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Sheridan Smith Written by: Ronald Harwood (based on his play) Running Time: 98 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 1st January 2013 Hollywood star Dustin Hoffman has been at the top of his game as an actor since the sixties when he…