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…

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…

Alice Through The Looking Glass

Director: James Bobin Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, Sacha Baron Cohen, Rhys Ifans, Matt Lucas, Alan Rickman, Stephen Fry, Timothy Spall Written by: Linda Woolverton and (based on the books) Lewis Carroll Running Time: 113 mins Cert: PG Release date: 27th May 2016 It has taken six years for the…

She’s Funny That Way

Director: Peter Bogdanovich Starring: Imogene Poots, Owen Wilson, Will Forte, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Aniston, Kathryn Hahn, Austin Penderton Written by: Peter Bogdanovich and Louise Stratten Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th June 2015 Peter Bogdanovich was regarded as one of the finest director of the 70’s. With a string of critically and…

The Amazing Spider-Man

Director: Marc Webb Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field. Written by: (also story) James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, (comic book) Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Running Time: 136 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 3rd July 2012 Reboot is a fairly new word introduced into the world to denote…