The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Nicolas Cage has not had a great time over the years. Once one of the most bankable stars, after dodgy business deals and outrageous spending, Cage has been reduced to taking every job offered to repay his debt. Now he is clear, he can start to focus on getting back to the top of his…

The Phantom of the Open

Us Brits love an underdog, a downtrodden, a dreamer, a loser. Most of our comedy movies are about those unsung heroes who are willing to sacrifice everything they have for their ambitions, even if they aren’t the best. Think Eddie The Eagle, the ski-jumper who came last. He became a national hero. Then there is…

Peter Rabbit 2

Director: Will Gluck Starring: James Cordon, Rose Byrne, Domnhall Gleeson, Elizabeth Debicki, Margot Robbie, Lennie James, David Oyelowo Written by: Will Gluck, Patrick Burleigh and (based on the characters and tales of “Peter Rabbit”) Beatrix Potter Running Time: 93mins Cert: U Release date: 17th May 2021 In 2018, a family film was released that I…

TV and Streaming – Monday 25th May 2020

Morning! It’s Bank Holiday Monday! So have a day off doing whatever you are doing and enjoy the good weather, or, even better, sit in front of your TV and enjoy the plentiful goods that the companies have to offer. Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Monday! AMAZON PRIME THE CHILDREN ACT (12) Starring:…

TV and Streaming – Tuesday 14th April 2020

Morning! I hope your Easter weekend was a good one, considering. The TV companies have decided that we don’t need as many films as we had over the past four days so a much shorter list than there has been. I hope you can still find something to watch as the weather is a bit…

Paddington 2

Director: Paul King Starring: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Hugh Grant, Brendon Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, Joanna Lumley, Peter Capaldi, Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton Written by: Simon Farnaby, Paul King and (based on Paddington Bear) Michael Bond. Running Time: 103 mins Cert: PG Release date: 10th November 2017 Sequels this year haven’t been…