Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Director: J.J. Abrams Starring: Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackle, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Billy Dee Williams Written by: (also story) Chris Terrio, J.J. Abrams, (story) Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow and (based on the characters created) George Lucas…

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Director: Marielle Heller Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, Gregory Korostishevsky, Jane Curtain, Stephen Spinella, Christian Navarro Written by: Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st February 2019 One of the joys of watching films is finding out about stories that you may never know…

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Directors: Lasse Hallstrom and Joe Johnston Starring: Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Ellie Bamber, Matthew Macfadyen, Richard E. Grant, Jayden Fowora-Knight, Misty Copland Written by: Ashleigh Powell, (suggested by the short story “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King”) E.T.A. Hoffman and (suggested by the “Nutcracker Ballet”) Marius Petipa Running Time: 99 mins…

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Director: Patrick Hughes Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim de Almeida, Richard E. Grant, Yuri Kolokolnikov Written by: Tom O’Connor Running Time: 118 mins Cert; 15 Release date: 17th August 2017 I am a bit of a sucker when it comes to buddy buddy movies, that sub genre that fits…

Their Finest

Director: Lone Scherfig Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Clafin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Paul Ritter, Rachael Sterling, Richard E. Grant, Eddie Marsden, Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irons Written by: Gaby Chiappe and (based on the novel “Their Finest Hour and a Half”) Lissa Evans Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 21st April 2017 During World…

Logan

Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Eriq La Salle Written by: Scott Frank, Michael Green and (also story) James Mangold Running Time: 137 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st March 2017 For 17 years, one of Marvel’s most popular characters, The Wolverine, has…

Jackie

Director: Pablo Larrain Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwin, Billy Crudup, Richard E. Grant, John Hurt, Casper Phillipson Written by: Noah Oppenheim Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 20th January 2017 After the disasters that were Diana and Grace of Monaco, the thought of another icon female in the public limelight having her…