Jojo Rabbit (12A)

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Alfie Allen, Stephen Merchant and Scarlett JohanssonRun time: 1h 48m⭐⭐⭐⭐It’s the latter part of WWII and the Germans are well on their way to losing. Most seasoned soldiers know this, but Adolf Hitler’s propaganda machine is still in full swing... Continue Reading →

Jojo Rabbit – Review

Director: Taika Waititi Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Rebel Wilson, Alfie Allen, Stephen Merchant and Scarlett Johansson Run time: 1h 48min Certificate: 12A ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 10-year-old loner Jojo (Davis) attends his first Hitler Youth camp to “make a man of him” and prepare him for life once victory is theirs. We... Continue Reading →

My top 10 movies of 2019

Of the films I've watched this year (sadly missed out on many including Little Women and Hustlers), here's my top 10. 10. Stan & Ollie (PG) Handled with sensitivity and care by director Jon S. Baird and performed with skill and astonishing attention to detail by Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, Stan & Ollie is a fitting... Continue Reading →

The Courier (18)

Director: Zackary Adler Starring: Olga Kurylenko, Gary Oldman, Amit Shah, Alicia Agneson, William Moseley and Dermot Mulroney Run time: 1h 39m ⭐⭐ Opening with a frenetic montage of newspaper headlines and television reports that barely give you a chance to find out that Ezekiel Mannings (Oldman) is a very naughty boy with links to organised... Continue Reading →

The Courier (2019) Film review

Director: Zackary Adler Starring: Olga Kurylenko, Gary Oldman, Amit Shah, Alicia Agneson, William Moseley and Dermot Mulroney Run time: 1h 39m ⭐⭐ Opening with a frenetic montage of newspaper headlines and television reports that barely give you a chance to find out that Ezekiel Mannings (Oldman) is a very naughty boy with links to organised... Continue Reading →

21 Bridges (15)

Director: Brian Kirk Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch, Keith David, Stephan James and J.K. Simmons Run time: 1h 39m ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Chadwick Boseman swaps Black Panther (watch out for a cheeky reference within the first few moments) for the blue of the NYPD in 21 Bridges, a cop thriller about cop killers. Following in his... Continue Reading →

Midway (12A)

Director: Roland Emmerich Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Woody Harrelson, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Brennan Brown, Jun Kunimura, Etsushi Toyokawa, Geoffrey Blake and Peter Shinkoda Run time: 2h 18m ⭐⭐⭐ Roland Emmerich, World War II and the true account of one single day that turned the war in the... Continue Reading →

Knives Out (12A)

Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Toni Collette, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Don Johnson, Noah Segan and Christopher Plummer Run time: 2h 11m ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ It’s the 85th birthday of hugely successful thriller author, Harlan Thromby (Plummer). Celebrating in his huge gothic mansion all sorts of colourful characters... Continue Reading →

Le Mans ’66 (12A)

Director: James Mangold Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe, Jon Bernthal, Josh Lucas, Ray McKinnon, Noah Jupe and Tracy Letts Run time: 2h 32m ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ With Ford Motor Company’s sales in decline, Henry Ford II (Letts) is determined to appeal to America’s younger generation by making his cars more dynamic and aesthetically pleasing. At the... Continue Reading →

Gemini Man (12A)

Director: Ang Lee Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Linda Emond, Ilia Volok and Ralph Brown Run time: 1h 57m ⭐⭐ Will Smith is Henry Brogan, an assassin with a very particular set of skills. After a job very nearly results in an innocent child being killed, he re-evaluates... Continue Reading →

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