Friday, March 24, 2017

Film Review: Princess Mononoke (1997)

Princess Mononoke (1997) Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writer: Hayao Miyazaki Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka Runtime: 134 mins Reviewer: Kyle Rees   We’ve all heard the yarn, of an agent...

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...

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 – 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 – 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 – 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...

Review – The Hateful Eight (2015)

The Hateful Eight Director: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Walton Goggins, Kurt Russell Runtime: 167 minutes I’ve been anticipating The Hateful Eight for quite...

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...

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 – 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...