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 – 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: 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...

Film Review – It Comes At Night (2017)

It Comes At Night Written and directed by: Trey Edward Shults Stars: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo Runtime: 1h 31m I saw It Comes At Night at...

Film Review – Mother! (2017)

Mother! Written and directed by: Darren Aronofsky Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Barden, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their...

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...)...

Film Review – Deadpool (2016)

Deadpool (2016) Directed by: Tim Miller Written by: Rhette Reese & Paul Wernick Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Ed Skrein, T.J. Miller, Morena Baccarin Runtime: 108 Minutes              On the way to...

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...

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...

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...