Stuber

Director: Michael Dowse Starring: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Mira Sorvino, Natalie Morales, Iko Uwais, Betty Gilpin, Karen Gillan, Jimmy Tatro, Steve Howey Written by Tripper Clancy Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th July 2019 Stuber is a real throwback to those buddy cop films that were nineteen to the dozen in the…

Annabelle Comes Home

Director: Gary Dauberman Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Michael Cimino, Samara Lee Written by: (also story) Gary Dauberman and (story) James Wan Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th July 2019 If you are a regular reader of my reviews, you will know I have a hate/hate…

Midsommar

Director: Ari Aster Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, Will Poulter, Ellora Torchia, Archie Madekwe, Hampus Hallberg Written by: Ari Aster Running Time: 147 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 3rd July 2019 Paganism has always been a fruitful topic for horror films, from the days of Hammer to the granddaddy of…

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cobie Smulders, Marisa Tomei, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Angourie Rice, Remy Hii Written by: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, (based on the Marvel comic book) Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Running Time: 129 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 2nd July 2019 Where…

Toy Story 4

Director: Josh Cooley Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt Written by: (also original story) Andrew Stanton, Stephen Folsom, (original story) John Lassiter, Josh Cooley, Valerie LaPointe, Rashida Jones, Will McCormack and Martin Hynes. Running Time: 100 mins Cert: U Release…

Brightburn

Director: David Yarovesky Starring: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Emmie Hunter, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner, Gregory Alan Williams Written by: Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 19th June 2019 It’s hard making a superhero film original nowadays. With Marvel and DC battling it out for supremacy…

Diego Maradona

Director: Asif Kapadia Starring: Diego Armando Maradona, Claudia Villafane, Diego Maradona Jr, Cristiana Sinagra, Corrado Ferlaino, Maria Rosa Maradona Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th June 2019 Back in 2015, director Asif Kapadia, gave us the brilliant documentary about the tragic life of Amy Winehouse, Amy, one of the best films this…

Men In Black: International

Director: F. Gary Gray Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Rebecca Ferguson, Rafe Spall Written by: Matt Holloway, Art Marcum and (based on the characters created) Lowell Cunningham Running Time: 114 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th January 2019 Back in 1997, when everything Will Smith touched turned to gold…

Late Night

Director: Nisha Ganatra Starring: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, Denis O’Hare, Max Casella, Amy Ryan, Paul Walter Hauser Written by Mandy Kaling Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th June 2019 Late Night is a comedy-drama with its heart absolutely in the right place. Dealing with a topic…

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Director: Simon Kinberg Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Sophie Turner, Nicholas Hoult, Jessica Chastain, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee Written by Simon Kinberg, (based on the story “The Dark Phoenix Saga”) John Byrne, Chris Claremont, Dave Cockrum, (comic book created) Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Running Time: 113 mins Cert:…

Godzilla: King Of The Monsters

Director: Michael Dougherty Starring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Ziyi Zhang, Bradley Whitford, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch Written by: (also story) Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields and (story) Max Borenstein Running Time: 131 mins Cert:12A Release date: 29th May 2019 I have been consistently disappointed with Godzilla movies. From the…

Booksmart

Director: Olivia Wilde Starring: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Billie Lourd, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Skyler Gisondo Written by: Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins and Katie Silberman Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 27th May 2019 There has been a trend of late of actors turning to directors who…