Villeneuve in Retrospect – Prisoners

Prisoners (2013) Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Written by: Aaron Guzikowski Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano Run Time: 153...

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 – The Revenant (2015)

The Revenant Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written By: Mark L . Smith & Alejandro González Iñárritu Starring: Leonard DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnhall Gleeson, Will Poulter Year: 2015...

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: Baby Driver (2017)

Baby Driver (2017) Director: Edgar Wright Writer: Edgar Wright Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm Runtime: 112 min Baby Driver came with the weight of great expectations. Mark Kermode...

Review – James Bond: Spectre (2015)

James Bond: Spectre (2015) Directed by: Sam Mendes Starring: Daniel Craig, Ralph Fiennes, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux James Bond has been a long lasting icon of British cinema, bringing an...

Review – Song of the Sea (2014)

Quite simply, animated films, unlike their live-action counterparts, are hard to get right. Select titles, like Miyazaki's Spirited Away and Pixar's Inside Out, prove...

Film Review – The Danish Girl (2015)

The Danish Girl (2015) Director: Tom Hooper Written by: David Ebershoff (novel), Lucinda Coxon (screenplay) Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Amber Heard  Runtime: 119 Minutes Opening with a visually...

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...