Red Sparrow

Director: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joe Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise Parker, Joely Richardson, Ciaran Hinds, Bill Camp Written by: Justin Haythe and (based on the book) Jason Matthews Running Time: 140 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st March 2018 Fans of Jennifer Lawrence be warned. This is not the kind of…

Disorder

Director: Alice Winocour Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Diane Kruger, Paul Hamy, Zaïd Errougui-Demonsant, Percy Kemp, Victor Pontecorvo Written by: Alice Winocour and (in collaboration) Jean-Stéphane Bron Running Time: 98 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th March 2016 With the current popularity in European thrillers now swarming our television, it seems that cinema has been somewhat forgotten when it comes to dark, brooding dramas….

A Bigger Splash

Director: Luca Guadagnino Starring: Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Aurore Clement Written by: David Kajganich and (story) Alain Page Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th February 2016 There are some films that define description. You sit and you watch and you become absorbed by its splendour and beauty, marvelling…

The Danish Girl

Director: Tom Hooper Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw, Amber Heard, Sebastian Koch, Matthias Schoenaerts Written by: Lucinda Coxon and (based on the novel) David Ebershoff Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st January 2016 You can tell that it’s awards season once again as we get extremely well made, well acted,…

Far From The Madding Crowd

Director: Thomas Vinterberg Starring: Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen, Tom Sturridge, Juno Temple Written by: David Nicholls and (based on the novel) Thomas Hardy Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 1st May 2015 When you are dealing with a novel like Thomas Hardy’s classic, Far From The Madding Crowd, you are never going…

A Little Chaos

Director: Alan Rickman Starring: Kate Winslet, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Helen McCrory, Jennifer Ehle, Steven Waddington Written by: Jeremy Brock, Alison Deegan and Alan Rickman Running time: 117 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 17th April 2015 If I was to say to you that Alan Rickman’s second film as a director is about gardening,…

Rust And Bone

Director: Jacques Audiard Starring: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Celine Sallette Written by: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain and (story) Craig Davidson Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 2nd November 2012 There are a lot of people who fear International cinema. Their greatest fear is having to read subtitles. Maybe the fears should…