TV and Streaming – Monday 3rd August 2020

Morning! Another Monday which, while pleasant, isn’t as warm as it was at the weekend. If you are over 50, we could be expected to shield so to help you through this, here are today’s recommendations to pass the time away. Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Monday! AMAZON PRIME PARENTS (18) Starring: Randy…

TV and Streaming – Friday 1st May 2020

Morning! Happy May Day! Get the maypoles out and dance around it making sure you are social distancing. Weather-wise today, it’s going to be a bit mmm! So stay indoors and watch a movie. Don’t forget to share the love and let people know about the blog. Stay safe, stay inside and Happy Friday! AMAZON…

TV and Streaming – Saturday 25th April 2020

Morning! It’s Saturday and that means loads of movies to choose from on terrestrial TV, including, on Film4, the Back to the Future trilogy. As these are extraordinary times, spending it in front of the TV watching one of the best trilogies could be no finer. Stay safe, stay inside and Happy Saturday! AMAZON PRIME…

Life Of The Party

Director: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, Maya Rudolph, Julie Bowen, Stephen Root, Adria Arjona, Molly Gordon, Luke Benward, Christina Aguilera Written by Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy Running Time: 105 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 11th May 2018 Vanity projects are a real gamble. Once in a while, they work but most fail…

Red Sparrow

Director: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joe Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Jeremy Irons, Mary-Louise Parker, Joely Richardson, Ciaran Hinds, Bill Camp Written by: Justin Haythe and (based on the book) Jason Matthews Running Time: 140 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st March 2018 Fans of Jennifer Lawrence be warned. This is not the kind of…

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Director: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Elton John, Michael Gambon, Hanna Alstrom Written by: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, (based on the comic book “The Secret Service”) Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons Running Time: 141 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 20th September 2017…

Ghostbusters

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Melissa McCarthey, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Chris Hemsworth, Andy Garcia, Cecily Strong, Neil Casey Written by: Katie Dippold, Paul Feig, (based on the 1984 film “Ghostbusters”) Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ivan Reitman Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 11th July 2016 Paul Feig’s reimagination of the classic…

The Boss

Director: Ben Falcone Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Ella Anderson, Kathy Bates, Tyler Labine, Cecily Strong Written by: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, and Steve Mallory Running Time: 99 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 10th June 2016 I think I have said this before but I think Melissa McCarthy is a very funny lady….

Spectre

Director: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci, Lea Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Dave Bautisa, Andrew Scott, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw Written by: Jez Butterworth, (also story) John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and (based on the characters created) Ian Fleming Running Time: 148 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th October 2015 From the…

The Man From U.N.C.L.E

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki, Hugh Grant, Jared Harris Written by: (also story) Guy Ritchie, Lionel Wigram, (story) Jeff Kleeman, David Campbell Wilson and (based on the television series) Sam Rolfe Running Time: 116 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 14th August 2015 Guy Ritchie’s career has been one of…

Spy

Director: Paul Feig Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Jude Law, Alison Janney, Bobby Cannavale Written by: Paul Feig Running Time: 12o mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th June 2015 I was beginning to worry a little about Melissa McCarthy’s career. What started out as promising in her scene stealing role in Bridesmaids,…

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Director: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Sofia Boutella, Mark Hamill Written by: Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, (based on the comic book “The Secret Service”) Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons Running Time: 129 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 29th January 2015 Take one part James Bond, a sprinkle…