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LFF 2016 Review: La La Land

Reviewer:  Chris Haydon Director:  Damien Chazelle Starring:  Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, J.K. Simmons, John Legend & Rosemarie DeWitt Certificate: 12A Release Date: 13th January 2017 (UK)   Sometimes the magnitude of...

Life, Animated

Director: Roger Ross Williams Stars: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Rosenblatt Released: 9th December 2016 (UK) Reviewer: Martin White (@Film_Bookworm) It was the end of last year where I...

Dunkirk (Review 2)

Released: 21st July 2017 Directed By: Christopher Nolan Starring: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles Reviewed By: Van Connor His characters may have been...

The Shape of Water #LFF 2017

Released: 16th February 2018 Directed By: Guillermo Del Toro Starring: Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins Reviewed By: Hannah Woodhead Let’s face it: the release of a new Guillermo del...

The Jungle Book

Reviewed By: Freda Cooper Release Date: 15 April Director: Jon Favreau Starring: The vocal talents of Bill Murray, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson, Christopher Walken Jon Favreau is a...

Jackie

Director: Pablo Larrain Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig Released: 20th January 2017 (UK) Reviewer: Daryn Castle There have been many movies produced documenting the assassination of US...

Moonlight

Reviewer: Philip Price Director: Barry Jenkins Stars: Alex Hibbert, Andre Holland, Ashton Sanders, Jaden Piner, Janelle Monae, Jharrel Jerome, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Patrick Decile, Trevante Rhodes Released:...

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...

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