Tenet

Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine Written by: Christopher Nolan Running Time: 149 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 26th August 2020 The movie that could save cinema is here. After months in the wilderness from returning to a darkened auditorium, nothing was going to stop me from sitting and…

Parasite

Director: Bong Joon-Ho Starring: Song Kang Ho, Lee Sun Kyun, Cho Yeo Jeong, Choi Woo Shik, Park So Dam, Lee Jung Eun, Chang Hyae Jin, Ji-So Jung Written by: Jin Won Han and (also story) Bong Joon Ho Running Time: 132 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th February 2020 Ever since it won the Palm…

The Lighthouse

Director: Roger Eggers Starring: Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe, Valeriia Karaman, Logan Hawkes Written by: Robert Eggers and Max Eggers Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st January 2020 There are not many films that leave you almost gasping for air, but The Lighthouse did precisely that. This bizarre, hallucinogenic feature from Roger Eggers,…

Bad Boys For Life

Directors: Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah Starring: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Joe Pantoliano, Vanessa Hudgens, Paola Nunez, Alexander Ludwig, Charles Melton, Kate del Castillo, Theresa Randle Written by: Chris Bremner, (also story) Peter Craig, Joe Carnahan and (based on characters created) George Gallo. Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 17th January 2020…

The Gentlemen

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Jason Wong Written by: (also story) Guy Ritchie, (story) Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 1st January 2020 Guy Ritchie made his name back in the 1990s with…

Knives Out

Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield, Christopher Plummer, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Frank Oz Written by: Rian Johnson Running Time: 130 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 27th November 2019 Writer and director took a heavy beating from fanboys after…

Charlie’s Angels

Director: Elizabeth Banks Starring: Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks, Patrick Stewart, Djimon Hounsou, Sam Claflin, Jonathan Tucker, Nat Faxon Written by: Elizabeth Banks, (story) Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn Running Time: 118 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 29th November 2019 Charlie’s Angels were one of the hit TV series of the 70s…

21 Bridges

Director: Brian Kirk Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons, Stephan James, Taylor Kitsch, Keith David, Alexander Siddig, Louis Cancelmi, Victoria Cartagena Written by: Matthew Michael Carnahan and (also story) Adam Mervis Running Time: 99 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd November 2019 I have a soft spot for cop thrillers, whether they be the…

The Good Liar

Director Bill Condon Starring: Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen, Russel Tovey, Jim Carter, Mark Lewis Jones, Johannes Haukur Johannesson, Michael Culkin. Written by Jeffrey Hatcher and (based on the novel) Nicholas Searle Running Time: 109 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 8th November 2019 There is a theory in movie making that you can have the best…

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…

Joker

Director: Todd Phillips Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert DeNiro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Shea Wingham, Bill Camp, Glenn Fleshler, Leigh Gill Written by: Todd Phillips and Scott Silver Running Time: 122 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 4th October 2019 If the first half of the 21st Century will be defined as far as cinema…

Hotel Mumbai

Director: Anthony Maras Starring: Dev Patel, Armie Hammer, Nazanin Boniadi, Jason Isaacs, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Anupam Kher, Alex Pinder Written by: John Collee and Anthony Maras Running Time: 123 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 27th September 2019 It is terribly hard to take events that happened in real life and place them on film without making…