Film Reviews

Aquaman (Review)

DIRECTOR: James Wan

CAST: Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Nicole Kidman, Ludi Lin, Temuera Morrison, Randall Park, Michael Beach, Djimon Hounsou, Natalia Safran, Sophia Forrest, Graham McTavish, Leigh Whannell, Julie Andrews

RUNNING TIME: 143 mins

CERTIFICATE: 12A

BASICALLY…: Arthur Curry (Momoa) is sent on a reluctant quest to reclaim his rightful place as the ruler of the Seven Seas…

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Six films in to its own shared universe, DC […]

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Beautiful Boy (Review)

DIRECTOR: Felix Van Groeningen

CAST: Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Amy Ryan, Kaitlyn Dever, Andre Royo, Timothy Hutton, LisaGay Hamilton, Amy Forsyth, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull, Stefanie Scott, Ricky Low, Jack Dylan Grazer, Zachary Rifkin, Kue Lawrence, Carlee Maciel

RUNNING TIME: 120 mins

CERTIFICATE: 15

BASICALLY…: A father (Carell) desperately tries to help his son (Chalamet) become clean when he starts doing drugs…

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Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (Review)

DIRECTOR: Andy Serkis

CAST: Rihan Chand, Matthew Rhys, Freida Pinto, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Naomie Harris, Andy Serkis, Peter Mullan, Jack Reynor, Eddie Marsan, Tom Hollander, Louis Ashbourne Serkis

RUNNING TIME: 104 mins

CERTIFICATE: 12A

BASICALLY…: Young Mowgli (Chand) is raised in the jungle under the watch and tutelage of several animals including Baloo the bear (Serkis) and Bagheera the panther (Bale), but is also targeted by the fierce tiger Shere Khan (Cumberbatch)…

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Dumplin’ (Review)

DIRECTOR: Anne Fletcher

CAST: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Benward, Odeya Rush, Dove Cameron, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Harold Perrineau, Maddie Baillio, Sam Pancake, Dan Finnerty, Ann Mahoney, Ginger Minj, Kathy Najimy, Georgie Flores, Kaye Singleton, Coley Campany, Tian Richards, Ryan Dinning, Grace Junot, Hilliary Begley, Alon McKlveen, Molly McNearney

RUNNING TIME: 110 mins

CERTIFICATE: 12A

BASICALLY…: Willowdean (Macdonald), the plus-size teenage daughter of a beauty queen (Aniston), defies expectations by entering into her local pageant…

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By |December 11th, 2018|Film Reviews|0 Comments

Mortal Engines (Review)

DIRECTOR: Christian Rivers

CAST: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving, Jihae, Ronan Raftery, Leila George, Patrick Malahide, Stephen Lang, Colin Salmon, Regé-Jean Page, Mark Hadlow, Caren Pistorius, Leifur Sigurdarson, Kee Chan, Sophie Cox, Aaron Jackson, Stephen Ure, Mark Mitchinson, Menik Gooneratne, Andrew Lees

RUNNING TIME: 128 mins

CERTIFICATE: 12A

BASICALLY…: In a post-apocalyptic future where cities roam on wheels, a major conspiracy is unveiled by mysterious outsider Hester Shaw (Hilmar)…

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By |December 10th, 2018|Film Reviews|0 Comments

Bumblebee (Review)

DIRECTOR: Travis Knight

CAST: Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Ortiz, Jason Drucker, Pamela Adlon, Rory Markham, Rachel Crow, Abby Quinn, Gracie Dzienny, Ricardo Hoyos, Kenneth Choi, Stephen Schneider, Len Cariou, Peter Cullen, Angela Bassett, Justin Theroux, David Sobolov, Jess Harnell, Martin Short

RUNNING TIME: 113 mins

CERTIFICATE: PG

BASICALLY…: The Autobot Bumblebee arrives on Earth in 1987, where he befriends teenage girl Charlie (Steinfeld) and faces off against threats from both the humans and Decepticon […]

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White Boy Rick (Review)

DIRECTOR: Yann Demange

CAST: Richie Merritt, Matthew McConaughey, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Rory Cochrane, RJ Cyler, Jonathan Majors, Eddie Marsan, Bruce Dern, Piper Laurie, YG, Taylour Paige, Danny Brown, IshDARR, Kyanna Simone Simpson, Kwon Haynes

RUNNING TIME: 116 mins

CERTIFICATE: 15

BASICALLY…: In 1980s Detroit, teenager Rick Wershe Jr. (Merritt) becomes the youngest ever FBI informant…

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After making a rather big splash with his directorial debut ’71, Yann Demange now focuses his […]

Tulip Fever (Review)

DIRECTOR: Justin Chadwick

CAST: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz, Jack O’Connell, Holliday Grainger, Judi Dench, Zach Galifianakis, Matthew Morrison, Cara Delevingne, Joanna Scanlan, Tom Hollander, Cressida Bonas, Kevin McKidd, David Harewood

RUNNING TIME: 107 mins

CERTIFICATE: 15

BASICALLY…: A married young woman (Vikander) falls in love with a penniless painter (DeHaan) and hatches a malicious scheme to be with him…

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Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (Review)

DIRECTORS: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman

CAST: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Jake Johnson, Liev Schreiber, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, Lily Tomlin, Nicolas Cage, John Mulaney, Kimiko Glenn, Chris Pine, Kathryn Hahn, Zoë Kravitz, Lake Bell, Jorma Taccone, Marvin Jones III

RUNNING TIME: 117 mins

CERTIFICATE: PG

BASICALLY…: Teenager Miles Morales (Moore) adopts the superhero guise of Spider-Man, only to find out that there are numerous versions of his alter-ego spread across many […]

The Old Man & The Gun (Review)

DIRECTOR: David Lowery

CAST: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits, Elisabeth Moss, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Keith Carradine, John David Washington, Augustine Frizzell, Gene Jones

RUNNING TIME: 93 mins

CERTIFICATE: 12A

BASICALLY…: Elderly career criminal Forrest Tucker (Redford) escapes custody and commits a series of low-energy heists at several banks…

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It’s all that anyone ever seems to talk about when discussing Robert Redford’s latest movie The Old Man & The Gun, […]