Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Film Review – Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016) Director: David Yates Writer: J.K. Rowling Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol Runtime: 133 min Reviewer: Andy Millward Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (henceforth Fantastic Beasts...)...

Leonardo DiCaprio: The Long and Winding Oscar Road

I'm a believer in that everyone has their moment and for Leonardo DiCaprio, that time has finally come. After years of being overlooked by...

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 – Macbeth (2015)

Macbeth (2015) by William Shakespeare Director: Justin Kurzel Writers: Jacob Koskoff, Michael Lesslie (screenplay). Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jack Madigan Runtime: 113 min   The Fassbender/Kerzel take on Macbeth won much acclaim upon release.  Take...

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...

Review – Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Directed by: J.J. Abrams Written by: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams & Michael Arndt Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac Runtime: 135 Minutes The best thing...

Film Review – Alien: Covenant (2017)

Alien: Covenant (2017) Director: Ridley Scott Writers: Dan O'Bannon (based on characters created by), Ronald Shusett (based on characters created by) Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy...

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 – Trumbo (2015)

Trumbo (2015) Director: Jay Roach. Writers: John McNamara, Bruce Cook (book) Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren Running time:  124 min Reviewer: Andy Millward What a turnaround for the...

Film Review – Doctor Strange (2016)

Doctor Strange (2016) Directed by: Scott Derrickson Written by: Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton  Reviewer: Stephen...