Scream

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Mickey Madison, Jasmin Savoy Brown Written by: James Vanderbilt, Guy Busick and (based on the characters created) Kevin Williamson Running Time 114 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 14th January 2022 About halfway through this sequel, reboot,…

Boiling Point

Director: Phillip Barantini Starring: Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng, Hannah Walters, Vinette Robinson, Alice Feetham, Malachi Kirby, Ray Panthaki Written by Phillip Barantini and James Cummings Running Time: 92 minutes Cert: 15 Release date: 7th January 2022 It’s not often you watch a movie, and you become so engrossed in the action that your own anxiety…

Don’t Look Up

Director: Adam McKay Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Rob Morrow, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothée Chalamet, Ron Perlman, Ariana Grande Written by: (also story) Adam McKay and (account) David Sirota Running Time: 138 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th December 2021 If you have been watching social media recently,…

The King’s Man

Director: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Harris Dickinson, Rhys Ifans, Djimon Hounsou, Charles Dance, Matthew Goode, Daniel Brühl, Tom Hollander. Written by: Karl Gajdusek, (also story) Matthew Vaughn, (based on the comic book “The Secret Service”) Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th December 2021 Back…

Titane

Director: Julia Ducournau Starring: Vincent Lindon, Agathe Rousselle, Garance Marillier, Laïs Salameh, Mara Cissé Written by: Julia Ducournau, (writing consultants) Jacques Akchoti, Simonetta Greggio and Jean-Christophe Bouzy. Running Time: 108 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 31st December 2021 Watching so many films over a year can leave you forgetting a large proportion of them. Some…

The Matrix Resurrections

Director: Lana Wachowski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jessica Henwick, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Jada Pinkett Smith Written by: Lana Wachowski, David Mitchell, Aleksandar Hemon and (based on the characters created) The Wachowski. Running Time: 148 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd December 2021 The 1999 science fiction adventure The Matrix…

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Jamie Foxx, Alfred Molina, Willem Dafoe, Benedict Wong Written by: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, (based on the Marvel comic book) Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Running Time: 148 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 15th December 2021 Along with No Time…

West Side Story

Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Brian d’Arcy James, Corey Stoll, Mike Faist Written by: Tony Kushner, (based on the Broadway musical) (book) Arthur Laurents, (music) Leonard Bernstein, (lyrics) Stephen Sondheim Running Time: 156 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th December 2021 The 1961 screen version of…

Encanto

Directors: Byron Howard, Jared Bush and (co-director) Charise Castro Smith Starring: Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero, John Leguizamo, Mauro Castillo, Jessica Darrow Written by: (also story) Jared Bush, Charise Castro Smith, (story) Byron Howard, Jason Hand, Nancy Kruse and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Running Time: 102 mins Cert: PG Release date: 24th November 2021 The 60th animated…

House of Gucci

Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino, Jared Leto, Jeremy Irons, Salma Hayek Written by: Becky Johnston, Roberto Bentivegna and (based on the book) Sara Gay Forden Running Time: 157 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th November 2021 Director Ridley Scott recently complained that his previous film, The Last Duel, was a…

Petite Maman

Director: Céline Sciamma Starring: Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Margot Abascal, Stéphane Varupenne, Nina Meurisse Written by: Céline Sciamma Running Time: 72 mins Cert: U Release date: 19th November 2021 Often when watching movies, you are confronted with dark issues played out in thought-provoking ways or make you feel incredibly depressed. Sometimes a film comes along…

Cry Macho

Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Dwight Yoakam, Eduardo Minett, Natalia Traven, Fernanda Urrejola Written by: Nick Schenk and (also based on the novel) N. Richard Nash Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 12th November 2021 50 years ago, Clint Eastwood first stepped behind the camera for his feature directorial debut, the excellent…