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…

Mindhorn

Director: Sean Foley Starring: Julian Barratt, Essie Davis, Andrea Riseborough, Steve Coogan, Russell Tovey, Simon Farnaby, Harriett Walters, Kenneth Branagh. Written by: Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby Running Time: 89 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th May 2017 During the 70’s and 80’s, TV detectives weren’t as gritty as they are now. In those days,…

Bill

Director: Richard Bracewell Starring: Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond, Helen McCrory, Damian Lewis Written by: Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond Running Time: 94 mins Cert: PG Release date: 18th September 2015 One of the big success stories in British television of the past few years is Horrible Histories,…