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Doctor Strange

Reviewer:  Freda Cooper Director:  Scott Derrickson Stars:  Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen Certificate: 12A Released 25th October 2016   Is there no stopping Marvel?  With...

MOANA

Reviewer: Philip Price Directors: Ron Clements and John Musker Stars: Alan Tudyk, Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger, Phillipa Soo, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison Released:...

Star Trek Beyond

Reviewer:  Freda Cooper Director:  Justin Lin Stars:  Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Idris Elba Certificate: 12A Released 22nd July 2016   Three isn’t always a magic number...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Director: Gareth Edwards Stars: Felicity Jones, Riz Ahmed, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk Released: 15/12/2016 While the expectations heaped upon...

Manchester by the Sea

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Kenneth Lonergan Stars: Anna Baryshnikov, C.J. Wilson, Casey Affleck, Gretchen Mol, Josh Hamilton, Kara Hayward, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Matthew Broderick, Michelle...

Hacksaw Ridge

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Mel Gibson Stars: Andrew Garfield, Ben Mingay, Firass Dirani, Goran D. Kleut, Hugo Weaving, Luke Bracey, Luke Pegler, Michael Sheasby, Nathaniel Buzolic, Nico...

LFF 2016 Review: Arrival

Reviewer:  Freda Cooper Director:  Denis Villeneuve Stars:  Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whittaker, Michael Stuhlbarg Certificate: 12A LFF screenings 11th and 13th October 2016 Released 11th November 2016   In the...

20th Century Women

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Mike Mills Stars: Alia Shawkat, Alison Elliott, Annette Benning, Billy Crudup, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann Released: February 10th, 2017 Time...

LFF 2016 Review: Nocturnal Animals

Director: Tom Ford Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Michael Shannon, Amy Adams Released: November 4th 2016 Tom Ford’s sophomore Directorial effort opens with the sight of an...

Zootropolis

Release date: 25 March Director: Byron Howard, Rich Moore Starring: Voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba Sometimes Disney’s sense of timing is immaculate – and...

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Reviewer:  Freda Cooper Director:  David Yates Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton Certificate: 12A Released 18th November 2016     Apart from the first movie in...

Hell Or High Water

Reviewer:  Freda Cooper Director:  David Mackenzie Stars:  Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham Certificate: 15 Released 9th September 2016   Here’s a film that could easily find...

Kubo and the Two Strings

Reviewer: Philip Price Directors: Travis Knight Stars: Art Parkinson, Brenda Vaccaro, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Charlize Theron, George Takei,Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara Released: September 9th, 2016 Sometimes things...

Hidden Figures

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Theodore Melfi Stars: Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell, Janelle Monae, Jim Parsons, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Mahershala Ali, Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson Released: February...

Fences

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Denzel Washington Stars: Denzel Washington, Jovan Adepo, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Saniyya Sidney, Stephen Henderson, Viola Davis Released: February 10th, 2017 Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington)...

Hail, Caesar!

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Joel Coen & Ethan Coen Stars: Alden Ehrenreich, Channing Tatum, Frances McDormand, George Clooney, Jonah Hill,Josh Brolin, Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton Released:...

Lion

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Garth Davis Stars: Abhishek Bharate, David Wenham, Dev Patel, Divian Ladwa, Keshav Jadhav, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nicole Kidman, Priyanka Bose, Rooney Mara, Sunny...

TIFF 2015: THE LOBSTER Review

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Stars: Angeliki Papoulia, Ariane Labed, Ashley Jensen, Ben Whishaw, Colin Farrell, Jessica Barden, John C. Reilly, Léa Seydoux, Michael Smiley, Olivia Colman,...

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