Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey is a bit of an enigma in a world of superheroes and franchises. One of the biggest hits of the 21st century, this TV giant moved to the big screen in 2019 and was a massive success. Now we get the sequel, Downton Abbey: A New Era and the title is a bit…

Downton Abbey

Director: Michael Engler Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Laura Carmichael, Raquel Cassidy, Michelle Dockerty, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, Matthew Goode, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Imelda Staunton, Robert James-Collier, Sophie McShera, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton, Brendan Coyle, Phyllis Logan, Lesley Nicol, Kevin Doyle Written by: (based on the characters created) Julian Fellowes Running Time: 120 mins…

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Director: Mike Newell Starring: Lily James, Michiel Huisman, Glen Powell, Jessica Brown Findley, Tom Courtney, Matthew Goode, Penelope Wilton, Katherine Parkinson Written by: Kevin Hood, Thomas Bezucha, Don Roos, (based on the novel) Anne Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 20th April 2018 The nomination for the longest…

The BFG

Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Ralf Spall, Bill Hader Written by: Melissa Matheson and (based on the book) Roald Dahl Running Time: 117 mins Cert: PG Release date: 22nd July 2016 Steven Spielberg’s return to a more family friendly film is perfect for his talents. A…

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Director: John Madden Starring: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel, Bil Nighy, Richard Gere, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Tamsin Grieg, Penelope Wilton, Lillete Dubey Written by: Ol Parker Running Time: 122 mins Cert: PG Release date: 26th February 2015 It was 2011 when we first met the gentle retirement folks who visited the Best Exotic Marigold…

Belle

Director: Amma Asante Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Miranda Richardson, Penelope Wilton, Sam Reid, Sarah Gadon, James Norton, Tom Felton Written by: Misan Sagay Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 13th June 2014 It wasn’t long before the success of 12 Years A Slave would start rubbing off on other films. Six months…