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    Best Sellers (Review) – Mismatched Comedies Don’t Get More Mediocre

Best Sellers (Review) – Mismatched Comedies Don’t Get More Mediocre

DIRECTOR: Lina Roessler
CAST: Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, Scott Speedman, Ellen Wong, Cary Elwes, Veronica Ferres
RUNNING TIME: 102 mins
CERTIFICATE: 15
BASICALLY…: A book publisher (Plaza) arranges a book tour with a cantankerous elderly writer (Caine)…
 

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Aubrey Plaza’s track record of sharing the screen with much older co-stars isn’t the brightest, especially since five years ago she embarrassed herself in front of the world by lusting after Robert De Niro in the equally-embarrassing Dirty Grandpa. […]

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    The Last Duel (Review) – The Stronger Ridley Scott Historical Epic Of Recent Years

The Last Duel (Review) – The Stronger Ridley Scott Historical Epic Of Recent Years

DIRECTOR: Ridley Scott
CAST: Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, Ben Affleck, Harriet Walter, Nathaniel Parker, Sam Hazeldine, Michael McElhatton, Alex Lawther, Marton Csokas, Željko Ivanek, Clive Russell
RUNNING TIME: 152 mins
CERTIFICATE: 15
BASICALLY…: In medieval France, a knight (Damon) plans to duel against his squire (Driver) after he is accused of an unspeakable act against the knight’s wife (Comer)…

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It isn’t always a guaranteed win whenever director Ridley Scott decides to make a historical […]

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    Halloween Kills (Review) – Michael Myers Is Deadlier Than Ever

Halloween Kills (Review) – Michael Myers Is Deadlier Than Ever

DIRECTOR: David Gordon Green
CAST: Jamie Lee Curtis, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Airon Armstrong, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Thomas Mann, Anthony Michael Hall, Kyle Richards, Nancy Stephens, Robert Longstreet, Tristian Eggerling, Charles Cyphers, Dylan Arnold, Jibrail Nantambu, Omar Dorsey, Brian F. Durkin
RUNNING TIME: 105 mins
CERTIFICATE: 18
BASICALLY…: Michael Myers (Courtney/Castle) continues his killing spree in the town of Haddonfield…

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Can anything kill Michael Myers? Over the years, he’s been shot, stabbed, […]

PREVIEW: The Show (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
Tom Burke (The Souvenir), Ellie Bamber (Nocturnal Animals), Babou Ceesay (Free Fire), Christopher Fairbank (Lady Macbeth), Antonia Campbell-Hughes (Albert Nobbs), Darrell D’Silva (Show Pieces), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Christopher Robin), Richard Dillane (Oranges and Sunshine), Siobhan Hewlett (Hummingbird), Oaklee Pendergast (The Impossible), Ethan Rouse (Where Hands Touch), Alan Moore (Show Pieces), Sheila Atim (Halcyon Heights), Josie Taylor (Tamara Drewe), Ian Barritt (Wilt)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Mitch Jenkins (Show Pieces), director; Alan Moore (Unearthing), writer, composer; […]

PREVIEW: Night Teeth (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. (Bumblebee), Debby Ryan (Rip Tide), Lucy Fry (Vampire Academy), Alfie Allen (Jojo Rabbit), Sydney Sweeney (The Voyeurs), Raúl Castillo (We the Animals), Alexander Ludwig (The Hunger Games), Megan Fox (Till Death), Bryan Batt (The Book of Love), Marlene Forte (Knives Out)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Adam Randall (iBoy), director; Brent Dillon (film debut), writer; Vincent Gatewood (film debut), Charlie Morrison (Outside the Wire) and Ben Pugh (The Titan), producers; Drum & […]

PREVIEW: Needle in a Timestack (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?
Leslie Odom Jr. (One Night in Miami), Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire), Cynthia Erivo (Harriet), Orlando Bloom (The Calcium Kid), Jadyn Wong (Debug)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
John Ridley (Jimi: All Is By My Side), director, writer; Zanne Devine (Easy A), Aaron L. Gilbert (Tully), Matt Kennedy (Predestination) and David Thwaites (What To Expect When You’re Expecting), producers; Mark Isham (Crash), composer; Ramsey Nickell (The Oh in Ohio), cinematographer; Luyen Vu (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT […]

PREVIEW: Monster Family 2 (PG TBC)

WHO’S IN IT?
Emily Watson (Everest), Jason Isaacs (The Death of Stalin), Nick Frost (Cuban Fury), Jessica Brown Findlay (A New York Winter’s Tale), Catherine Tate (SuperBob), Ethan Rouse (Holmes & Watson), Emily Carey (Wonder Woman), Daniel Ben Zenou (Entebbe), Ewan Bailey (Dragon Rider)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Holger Tappe (Animals United), director, producer; Abraham Katz (film debut) and David Safier (Monster Hunter), writers; composer TBA; editor TBA
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
When Baba Yaga (Tate) is captured by monster […]

PREVIEW: The French Dispatch (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
Benicio del Toro (Sicario), Adrien Brody (The Pianist), Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer), Léa Seydoux (No Time to Die), Frances McDormand (Nomadland), Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Lyna Khoudri (Gagarine), Jeffrey Wright (Syriana), Alex Lawther (The Imitation Game), Mathieu Amalric (Sound of Metal), Stephen Park (Fargo), Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Liev Schreiber (Salt), Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man), Edward Norton (Fight Club), Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse), Lois […]

PREVIEW: Dune (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?
Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Rebecca Ferguson (The Greatest Showman), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Josh Brolin (Sicario), Stellan Skarsgård (Good Will Hunting), Dave Bautista (Army of the Dead), Stephen McKinley Henderson (Lady Bird), Zendaya (Malcolm & Marie), David Dastmalchian (The Suicide Squad), Chang Chen (Happy Together), Sharon Duncan-Brewster (Imagine Me & You), Charlotte Rampling (45 Years), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Javier Bardem (Skyfall)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049), […]

PREVIEW: Dear Evan Hansen (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?
Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect), Amy Adams (Enchanted), Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart), Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give), Nik Dodani (Escape Room), Danny Pino (Flicka), Colton Ryan (Uncle Frank), DeMarius Copes (film debut), Liz Kate (Love on the Rocks), Isaac Cole Powell (film debut), Avery Bederman (Flatliners), Gerald Caesar (film debut), Tommy Kane (Richard Jewell), Marvin Leon (Beast Beast), Hadiya Eshé (film debut), Julia Chen Myers (film debut), Mariana Alvarez […]