TV and Streaming – Saturday 23rd May 2020

Morning! So the big news is chief advisors breaking lockdown rules to travel 250 miles to visit family. What he should have done was stayed at home, looked at my recommendations and watched some movies. Won’t people ever learn? As it’s the Bank Holiday weekend, sack loads of movies on TV, so eyes down and…

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Director: Christopher McQuarrie Starring: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Angela Bassett, Vanessa Kirby, Alec Baldwin, Michelle Monaghan, Wes Bentley Written by: Christopher McQuarrie and (based on the television series created) Bruce Geller Running Time: 147 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 27th July 2018 Hard to believe that it…

The Mummy

Director: Alex Kurtzman Starring: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson, Courtney B. Vance, Written by: David Koepp, Christopher McQuairre, Dylan Kussman, (screen story) Jon Spaihts, Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet Running Time: 110 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 9th June 2017 The Mummy was one of Universal’s stable characters in the 1930’s,…

The Girl On The Train

Director: Tate Taylor Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez Written by: Erin Cressida Wilson and (based on the novel) Paula Hawkins Running Time: 112 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th October 2016 Sisters are doing it for themselves. This has definitely been the year when females…

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Director: Christopher McQuarrie Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Simon Harris, Simon McBurney, Tom Hollander Written by: (also story) Christopher McQuarrie, (story) Drew Pearce and (based on the TV series) Bruce Geller Running Time: 131 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 30th July 2015 You know that a film…

Spooks: The Greater Good

Director: Bharat Nalluri Starring: Kit Harington, Peter Firth, Jennifer Ehle, Tuppence Middleton, Tim McInnerny, David Harewood Written by: Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th May 2015 TV spin-offs (popular shows that were given big screen treatments) always suffered from the same problem: taking something set in one…