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...

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 – Youth (2015)

Youth Director: Paolo Sorrentino  Writer: Paolo Sorrentino Starring: Micheal Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz and Paul Dano Runtime: 124 Minutes Reviewer: Laura Shoebottom Fred Ballinger (Michael Caine) is a retired...

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 – 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 – 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 – Nightcrawler (2014)

Nightcrawler was one of the most exciting and unnerving films of last year. Director Dan Gilroy bases his film on society’s fetish for violent...

Film Review – Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Directed by: Zack Snyder Written by: Chris Terrio & David S. Goyer Starring: Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Jessie Eisenberg, Amy Adams Runtime: 151 Minutes Reviewer:...

Film Review – The Black Cauldron (1985)

The Black Cauldron Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich Writers: Lloyd Alexander (novel), David Jonas (story) Starring: Grant Bardsley, Freddie Jones, Susan Sheridan Runtime: 80 min Reviewer: Kyle Rees In an era where Dungeons...

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...