Straight Outta Compton

Director: F. Gary Gray Starring: O’Shea Jackson Jr, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr, Aldis Hodge, Paul Giamatti Written by: Jonathan Herman, (also story) Andrea Berloff, (story) S. Leigh Savidge and Alan Wenkus Running Time: 147 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 28th August 2015 The surprise smash of the summer has been Straight Outta…

Love And Mercy

Director: Bill Pohlad Starring: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti, Jake Abel, Kenny Wormald, Joanne Going Written by: Oren Moverman, Michael Alan Lerner and (based on the life) Brian Wilson Running Time: 121 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th July 2015 What is often problematic in trying to recreate the life of a musical…

San Andreas

Director: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Giamatti, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi Written by: Carlton Cuse, (story) Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore Running Time: 114 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 29th May 2015 I am a real sucker for a disaster movie. The Towering Inferno is in my list of favourite…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Director: Marc Webb Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Felicity Jones, Sally Field, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore Written by: (Screen story also) Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner, (screen story only) James Vanderbilt, (based on the characters created) Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 16th…

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…

Turbo

Director: David Soren Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Pena, Bill Hader, Snoop Dogg, Michelle Rodriguez, Luis Guzman, Richard Jenkins Written by: Darren Lemke, Robert D. Siegel and David Soren Running Time: 96 mins Cert: U Release date: 17th October 2013 Turbo is the new animation from Dreamworks about a snail that…

Rock of Ages

Director: Adam Shankman Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Catherine Ztea-Jones, Paul Giamatti, Malin Akerman. Written by: Justin Theroux, Chris D’Arienzo (also original musical book) and Allan Loeb Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th June 2012 I have a slight problem with musicals on film. For me,…