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Black Panther

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ryan Coogler Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Martin Freeman WRITTEN BY ANDREW GARRISON While this is far from the first black superhero movie, it is still very important. Diversity is a gift, allowing us to see new stories and points […]

The 15:17 to Paris

Year: 2018 Directed by: Clint Eastwood Starring: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone. WRITTEN BY CHRIS GELDERD This 2018 American biographical thriller, produced and directed by Clint Eastwood and  based on the autobiography ‘The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American […]

Roman J, Israel, Esq.

Year: 2018 Directed by: Dan Gilroy Starring: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell, Carmen Ejogo. WRITTEN BY HUNTER WILLIAMS Dan Gilroy’s 2014 debut ‘Nightcrawler’ was a bold and bloody portrayal of modern-day media and consumer culture, exploring the shocking dangers of L.A crime journalism. It struck a chord with critics […]

Early Man

Year: 2018 Directed by: Nick Park Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Timothy Spall. Written by Sarah Buddery Any film from beloved stop-motion animation studio, Aardman, will be met with great anticipation. Their films feel so intrinsically part of British culture, and after previous feature-length efforts such […]

Good Time

Year: 2017 Directed by: Benny & Josh Safdie Starring: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh.  Written by Hunter Williams The Safdie brothers promise very little with a modest title of only being a ‘Good Time’, when it is, in fact, the best adrenaline rush of 2017. After […]

The Foreigner

Year: 2017 Directed by: Martin Campbell  Starring: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Orla Brady. WRITTEN BY CHRIS GELDERD This 2017 action thriller, based on the 1992 novel ‘The Chinaman’ by Stephen Leather, is directed by Martin Campbell and stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Liu Tao, […]

Ferdinand

Year: 2017 Directed by: Carlos Saldanha Starring: John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Gabriel Iglesias, Gina Rodriguez, David Tennant, Peyton Manning, Anthony Anderson. Written by Andrew Garrison I wasn’t enamoured with the idea of seeing the movie ‘Ferdinand’. As far as animated films of 2017 are concerned, this year has proven […]

Home Again

Year: 2017 Directed by: Hallie Meyers-Shyer Starring: Reece Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen, Pico Alexander, Jon Rudnitsky.   Written by Andrew Garrison I wasn’t compelled to see this film, but it seemed wholesome enough to give a chance to. This is one of those films that you see coming […]