Dirty Grandpa

Director:  Dan Mazer Starring: Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Audrey Plaza, Zoey Deutch, Julianne Hough, Dermot Mulroney, Jason Mantzoukas Written by: John Phillips Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 25th January 2016 As I sat and watched this lame excuse of a comedy, I felt I was watching the demise of a legend….

Joy

Director: David O.Russell Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramirez, Diane Ladd, Virginia Madsen, Isabella Rossellini Written by: (also story) David O. Russell and (story) Annie Mumolo Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 1st January 2016 David O. Russell’s latest film is a bit of a curiosity. Taking, as his…

Grudge Match

Director: Peter Segal Starring: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kevin Hart, Alan Arkin, Kim Basinger, Jon Bernthal, LL Cool J Written by: Rodney Rothman and (also story) Tim Kelleher Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th January 2014 This must have seem a great idea on paper: Rocky and Raging Bull taking each…

Last Vegas

Director: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, Mary Steenbergen Written by: Dan Fogelman Running Time: 105 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 3rd January 2014 Having big names in one movie can sometimes point to disaster, so I entered Last Vegas with a little trepidation. I needn’t have because what…

The Big Wedding

Director: Justin Zackman Starring: Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, Ben Barnes Written by: Justin Zackman, (based on the motion picture Mon frère se marie) Jean-Stephane Bron and Karine Sudan Running Time: 89 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 29th May 2013 Sitting watching this painful romantic comedy,…

Silver Linings Playbook

Director: David O. Russell Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker Written by: David O. Russell and (book) Matthew Quick Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 21st November 2012 Too often than not, the movies treat mental health issues in two ways: either as a form of ridicule…