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Safe House

Reviewer:David Phillips Released: 24th February 2012 Director: Daniel Espinosa Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds This is an explosive action/thriller that keeps you hooked from beginning to end. Denzel Washington rarely puts a foot wrong with his film choices and here, also as Exec Producer,...
Reviewer: Angharad Ross-Jones Released: December 1st 1951 UK) Director: Elia Kazan Stars: Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando Certificate: 12a (UK) ‘Streetcar’. The iconic stage show made into an even more memorable 1951 film. Starring two of the brightest acting talents of all time, Marlon Brando and Vivien...

A Separation

Reviewer: Jason Coyle Released: March 16th 2011 UK) Director: Asghar Farhadi Starring: Peyman Moadi, Leila Hatami Certificate: PG (UK) The deceptively simple premise of this film is as follows: A woman tries to divorce her husband so she can leave Iran with her daughter....
The young star of Super 8,  Elle Fanning has been rumoured to star in a new big screen adaptation of fairy tale Sleeping Beauty - opposite an evil Angelina Jolie. Jolie has already confirmed she will be playing female villain Maleficent...
Star of French Cinema Olivier Martinez has confirmed his engagement to Actress Halle Berry. "Yes, of course it's true,"  Martinez replied when questioned. The Oscar-winning actress, 45, starred with Martinez, 46, in the 2010 film Dark Tide. Having grown close off-screen...
Reviewer: Luke Walkley Released: 7th August 2009 Director: Marc Webb Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Certificate: 12 ‘This is a story of boy meets girl, but you should know upfront, this is not a love story’ Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is the down on his luck,...

127 Hours

Reviewer: Rohan Morbey Released: 7th January 2011 Director: Danny Boyle Stars: James Franco Certificate: 15 With an Oscar for Best Director, Danny Boyle was catapulted into the upper echelons of Hollywood directors – but I can’t admit to being a great admirer of Boyle....

50/50

Released: 25th November 2011 (UK) Director: Jonathan Levine Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen Certificate: 15 (UK) Reviewer: Mitch Hansch “50/50” is a comedy about cancer. Too soon? Nah, not at all. Do it right and you get the critical acclaim of “Terms of Endearment”...

30 Minutes Or Less

Reviewer: Mitsh Hansch Released: 2th August 2011 Director: Ruben Fleischer Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Nick Swardson Certificate: 15 Sophomore slump, thy name is Ruben Fleischer. Fleischer, who wowed me so much in his debut, “Zombieland”, that when people ask me who the up...

13 Assassins

Reviewer: William Mcabee Released: 6th December 2002 Director: Takashi Miike Stars: Kōji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yūsuke Iseya Certificate: 15 Samurai films have been some of my favorites after being spoiled by Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai and Yojimbo. Unfortunately there are not many great samurai here...

9

Released: 9th September 2009 Director: Shane Acker Stars: Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly Certificate: PG Reviewer: Lewis Filer Back in 2009, there was one animated film that never got the attention and praise that it deserved.  Directed by Shane Acker (WETA Animator...

4,3,2,1

Reviewer:Mark Hester Released: 2nd June 2010 Director: Noel Clarke Stars: Emma Roberts, Noel Clarke, Phelia Lovibond Certificate: 15 Having bought a selection of films I settled down to be amazed and enthralled for the evening. Unfortunately however, the film I put on was 4.3.2.1. Now,...

3 Women

Released: 3rd April 1977 Director: Robert Altman Stars: Shelley Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Janice Rule Certificate: 15 Reviewer: Philippe Ostiguy I seldom review films I do not enjoy for two reasons: one, I am a nerd and conduct extensive research before picking one to watch...

Pulp Fiction

Reviewed by: Luke Walkley Released: 15th October 1994 Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken, Ving Rhames, Harvey Keitel, Quentin Tarantino, Tim Roth Dubbed as brilliant by some and madman by others, Quentin Tarantino...

Drive Angry

Released: 25th February 2011 Director: Patrick Lussier Stars:Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fitchner Certificate :18 Reviewer: Luke Walkley Drive Angry director Patrick Lussier has worked on many well known horror films, including the Scream trilogy and most recently My Bloody Valentine, the first horror...

Dreamscape

Released: 15th August 1984 Director: Joseph Ruben Stars: Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer Certificate: 15 Reviewer: Ryan Gelley Before I begin to worship at the altar of Dreamscape, a relevant quote from director John Landis (American Werewolf In London:( “Interestingly enough ‘Inception‘...
Released: 15th August 1984 Director: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska Stars: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska, Rikki Gagne Certificate:18 Reviewer:Ryan Gelley Twin Canadian filmmakers Jen and Sylvia Soska are the masterminds responsible for Dead Hooker In A Trunk, a free-wheeling, unapologetic exploitation joyride that was one...

Die Hard 4.0

Released: July 4th 2007 (UK) Director: Len Wiseman Stars: Bruce Willis, Justin Long Certificate: 15 (UK) Reviewer: Richard O'Toole Twelve long years passed before John McClane (Bruce Willis) was caught in a situation worthy of the big screen again and boy, was it worth...

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Redoubtable

Released: 11th May 2018 Directed By: Michel Hazanavicius Starring: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin Reviewed By: Sinead Beverland Having charmed international audiences with the Oscar winning The Artist back in 2011,...

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Gary Oldman Talk at #Cannes2018

I’ve been lucky enough to get into all the master-classes at Cannes this year and I’ve also been at screenings where legends like Jane...