Film Review – Denial (2016)

Denial (2016) Director: Mick Jackson Writers: David Hare (screenplay), Deborah Lipstadt (based on the book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier"...

Film Review – Hounds Of Love (2016)

Hounds of Love (2016) Director: Ben Young Writer: Ben Young Stars: Emma Booth, Ashleigh Cummings, Stephen Curry Reviewer: Martin McGregor To categorise Hounds of Love as just a horror...

Film review: The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant (2015) Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Writers: Mark L. Smith (screenplay), Alejandro G. Iñárritu (screenplay) Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter Runtime: 156 min Reviewer: Andy Millward   I’ve got a new smart TV with home cinema sound...

Film review: Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Manchester by the Sea (2016) Director: Kenneth Lonergan Writer: Kenneth Lonergan Stars: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler Runtime: 137 min I knew nothing about Manchester by the Sea when my friend booked...

Obituary: Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, beloved British actor of stage and screen has died aged 69 after a short battle with cancer. To younger generations, he formed part...

Film Review – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Directed by: James Gunn Written by: James Gunn Runtime: 2h 16m It is becoming redundant at this point to say that Marvel...

Film Review – Spotlight (2015)

Spotlight (2015) Director: Tom McCarthy Writers: Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy Staring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Running time: 2h 8min Reviewer: Andy Millward   There is a sequence in Spotlight in which Rachel McAdams‘s Sacha...

Film Review – Eye In The Sky (2015)

Eye In The Sky (2015) Written by: Guy Hibbert Directed by: Gavin Hood Staring: Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman Runtime: 102 mins Reviewer: Andy Millward The subtitle of Eye In The...

Film Review – High Rise (2015)

High Rise (2015) Director:Ben Wheatley Writers: J.G. Ballard (novel), Amy Jump Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller Run Time: 1hr 59m Reviewer: Andy Millward My son saw Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump‘s film adaptation of JG Ballard‘s...

Film Review – Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Nocturnal Animals (2016) Directed by: Tom Ford Written by: Tom Ford Stars: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon Runtime: 1h 57m It is unsurprising that a film directed by...