The Snowman

Director: Tomas Alfredson Starring: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbough, J.K.Simmons, Val Kilmer, Chloe Sevigny, Toby Jones, Jonas Karlsson Written by: Hossein Amini, Peter Straughan, Soren Svistrup and (based on the novel) Jo Nesbo Running Time: 119 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th October 2017 I hate it when I go into a film that…

Alien: Covenant

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez Written by: John Logan, Dante Harper, (story) Jack Paglen, Michael Green, (based on the characters created) Dan O’Bannon and Ronald Shusett Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th May 2017 Back in 2012, the excitement…

X-Men: Apocalypse

Director: Bryan Singer Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Olivia Munn, Sophie Turner Written by: (also story) Simon Kinberg, (story) Bryan Singer, Michael Dougherty, and Dan Harris Running Time: 144 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th May 2016 There is a scene half-way through X-Men: Apocalypse,…

Macbeth

Director: Justin Kurzel Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, David Thewlis, Jack Reynor Written by: Jacob Koskoff, Michael Lesslie, Todd Louiso and (based on the play) William Shakespeare. Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 2nd October 2015 Here is a film that is definitely style over substance. Take a classic…

Slow West

Director: John Maclean Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendelsohn, Caren Pistorius, Rory McCann Written by: John Maclean Running Time: 84 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th June 2015 The western is a well-worn genre, so tackling it in this day and age, you have to bring something new to the table. So to take…

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage Written by: (also story) Simon Kinberg, (story) Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn Running Time: 131 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 22nd May 2014 The X-Men movies have always been more than…

Frank

Director: Lenny Abrahamson Starring: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleason, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy, Francois Civil, Carla Azar Written by: Peter Staughan and (also based on his newspaper article) Jon Ronson Running Time: 95 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th May 2014 Frank Sidebottom was a legend. Created by Chris Sievey, the papier-mache headed musician and comic…

12 Years A Slave

Director: Steve McQueen Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o Written by: John Ripley and (based on Twelve Years A Slave) Solomon Northup Running Time: 134 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th January 2014 For months this has been the most eagerly anticipated film, with 10 BAFTA…

The Counsellor

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Rosie Perez, Bruno Ganz Written by: Cormac McCarthy Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 15th November 2013 I went into The Counsellor with extremely high expectations. Ridley Scott, one of the great film visionaries directing an original script by…

Prometheus

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba Written by: Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st June 2012 It’s been in the works for years. The anticipation and build-up with viral videos and mouth-watering trailers over the past year has made…