Mary Poppins Returns

Director: Rob Marshall Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep, Julie Walters, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson Written by: (also screen story) David Magee, (screen story) Rob Marshall, John DeLuca and (based upon the “Mary Poppins” stories) P.L. Travers Running Time: 130 mins Cert: U Release date: 21st…

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Director: Ol Parker Starring: Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard, Christine Baranski, Colin Firth, Cher, Julie Walters, Andy Garcia. Written by: (Also story) Ol Parker, (story) Richard Curtis, (also based on the original musical) Catherine Johnson, (originally conceived) Judy Craymer Running Time: 114 mins Cert: PG Release date: 20th…

The Post

Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie Written by: Liz Hannah and Josh Singer Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 19th January 2018 Hollywood is often criticised for either ignoring events current or jumping on them and overblowing…

Suffragette

Director: Sarah Gavron Starring: Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham-Carter, Meryl Streep, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Whishaw, Romola Garai Written by: Abi Morgan Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 12th October 2015 It’s surprising that there has never been a film about the Suffragette movement of the early 20th Century before. In fact the…

Into The Woods

Director: Rob Marshall Starring: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, Tracey Ullman Written by: (also musical) James Lapine and (musical) Stephen Sondheim Running time: 125 mins Cert: PG Release date: 9th January 2015 Take one of Broadway’s foremost musical king’s shows, with Disney backing and directed by the man…

The Homesman

Director: Tommy Lee Jones Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto, Sonja Richter, Meryl Streep Written by: Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, Wesley A. Oliver and (based on the novel) Glendor Swarthout Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 21st November 2014 The western genre is one that comes and goes….

Hope Springs

Director: David Finkel Starring: Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Jean Smart, Ben Rappaport. Written by Vanessa Taylor Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th September 2012 It’s not often that I go to see a film and genuinely blush. This has all change since seeing the romantic comedy Hope Springs and…