Doctor Sleep

Director: Mike Flanagan Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Bruce Greenwood, Carel Struycken, Emily Alyn Lind, Alex Essoe, Zahn McClarnon Written by: Mike Flanagan and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st October 2019 Making a sequel to an iconic movie is always going…

Gemini Man

Director: Ang Lee Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Ralph Brown, Linda Emond, Ilia Volok Written by: Billy Ray, (also story) David Benioff and Darren Lemke Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th October 2019 I am always a little wary of films where the script has…

Ad Astra

Director: James Gray Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler, Kimberly Elise, Loren Dean, Donnie Keshawarz, Sean Blakemore Written by: James Gray and Ethan Gross Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 18th September 2019 In recent years, deep philosophical science fiction movies seem all the rage. From Gravity…

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…

Captain Marvel

Directors: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck Starring: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, Annette Bening, Lashana Lynch, Clark Gregg, Djimon Hounsou, Gemma Chan, Lee Pace Written by: (also story) Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, (story) Nicole Perlman and Meg LeFauve Running Time: 124 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 8th March 2019…

Happy Death Day 2U

Director: Christopher Landon Starring: Jessica Rothe, Isreal Broussard, Phi Vu, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Steve Zissis, Charles Aitken Written by: Christopher Landon and (based on the characters created) Scott Lobdell Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th February 2019 Two years ago saw the release of Happy Death Day,…

Alita: Battle Angel

Director: Robert Rodriguez Starring: Rose Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. Written by James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, Robert Rodriguez and (based on the graphic novel series “Gunnm”) Yukito Kishiro Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 6th February 2019 There has been a lot…

Bumblebee

Director: Travis Knight Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Pamela Adlon, Jason Drucker, Stephen Schneider. Written by: (also story) Christina Hodson (based on the characters created) Hasbro. Running Time: 114 mins Cert: PG Release date: 24th December 2018 If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will know that…

The Predator

Director: Shane Black Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Trevante Rhodes, Jacob Tremblay, Keenan-Michael Key, Sterling K. Brown, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen Written by: Shane Black, Fred Dekker, (based on the characters created) Jim Thomas and John Thomas Running Time: 107 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 12th September 2018 Out of all the franchises around, Predator…

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Director: Ron Howard Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany, Jon Favreau, Joonas Suotamo Written by: Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan and (based on the characters created) George Lucas. Running Time: 135 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 24th May 2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second…

A Quiet Place

Director: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward, Leon Russom Written by: John Krasinski, (also story) Bryan Woods and Scott Beck Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 6th April 2018 One of my complaints about modern horrors is that they rely too much on the quiet-loud school…

Pacific Rim: Uprising

Director: Steven S. DeKnight Starring: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Callee Spaeny, Burn Gorman, Charlie Day, Tian Jing, Jin Zhang, Adria Arjona, Rinko Kikuchi Written by: Steven S. McKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, T.S.Nowlin and (based on the characters created) Travis Beacham Running Time: 111 mins Cert:12A Release date: 23rd March 2018 In 2013, now Oscar-winning…