Vivarium – Review

Director: Lorcan Finnegan Starring: Imogen Poots, Jesse Eisenberg, Senan Jennings, Jonathan Aris and Eanna Hardwicke Run time: 1h 37min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Teacher Gemma (Poots) and gardener boyfriend Tom (Eisenberg) are taking their relationship to the next level by looking to buy the perfect home together. Their search takes them to Yonder, a seemingly idyllic new-build... Continue Reading →

Escape from Pretoria – Review

Director: Francis Annan Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Daniel Webber, Mark Leonard Winter, Nathan Page and Ian Hart Run time: 1h 46min Certificate: 12A ⭐⭐⭐⭐ South Africa in the 1970s. Apartheid is in full swing. White citizens are afforded the highest status, followed by Asians, coloureds (a multiracial ethnic group native to South Africa who have ancestry... Continue Reading →

Onward – Review

Director: Dan Scanlon Starring: Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tracey Ullman, Mel Rodriguez and Octavia Spencer Run time: 1h 42min Certificate: U ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pixar, the masters of animated film, continuously raise the bar for thought-provoking, kaleidoscopically coloured cinema. Handling challenging subjects such as grief and loss, their ability to convey complex emotions in a... Continue Reading →

Sonic the Hedgehog – Review

Director: Jeff Fowler Starring: Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter and Jim Carrey Runtime: 1h 40min Certificate: PG ⭐⭐⭐⭐ If ever the power of social media and the Internet were in doubt, you only need to look at the frosty reception the first poster for Sonic the Hedgehog received when it debuted back in December 2018... Continue Reading →

Spycies – Review

Directors: Guillaume Ivernal & Zhiyi Zhang Starring: Kirk Thornton, Dino Andrade, Salli Saffioti, Karen Strassman, Lauren Alexandre-Lasseur and Jamieson Price Run time: 1h 39m Certificate: PG ⭐⭐⭐ From the acclaimed animators that brought us Despicable Me, Minions and The Secret Life of Pets, comes the intriguingly named Spycies, an animal adventure crammed full of action... Continue Reading →

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn – Review

Director: Cathy Yan Starring: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Ella Jay Basco, Chris Messina and Ewan McGregor Run time: 1h 49min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ One of the few successes from 2016’s opinion dividing Suicide Squad, Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn swoops into her own film with the short and snappy title, Birds of... Continue Reading →

Plus One – Review

Directors: Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer Starring: Jack Quaid, Maya Erskine, Ed Begley Jr and Perrey Reeves Run time: 1h 38m Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Long term friends Ben and Alice (Quaid and Erskine) find themselves slap-bang in the middle of wedding season, single and both working through some personal issues. Ben’s looking for love, but... Continue Reading →

‘Plus One’ (15)

Directors: Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer Starring: Jack Quaid, Maya Erskine, Ed Begley Jr and Perrey Reeves Run time: 1h 38m ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Long term friends Ben and Alice (Quaid and Erskine) find themselves slap-bang in the middle of wedding season, single and both working through some personal issues. Ben’s looking for love, but is unnecessarily... Continue Reading →

The Rhythm Section – Review

Director: Reed Morano Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown and Raza Jeffrey Run time: 1h 49min Certificate: 15 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After the death of her family in a plane accident, Steph (Lively) has hit rock bottom. Addicted to heroin and prostituting herself for her next fix, her life changes when she meets freelance journalist... Continue Reading →

The Rhythm Section (15) Reviewed

Director: Reed Morano Starring: Blake Lively, Jude Law, Sterling K. Brown and Raza Jeffrey Run time: 1h 49min ⭐⭐⭐⭐ After the death of her family in a plane accident, Steph (Lively) has hit rock bottom. Addicted to heroin and prostituting herself for her next fix, her life changes when she meets freelance journalist Bobby (Jeffrey).... Continue Reading →

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