Category: 2017

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Year: 2017 Director: Patrick Hughes Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung, Salma Hayek Written by Tom Sheffield From the first trailer, I knew ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ had potential to be one of the funniest films to be released this year, and the lack of […]

Dunkirk

Year: 2017 Director: Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles, Barry Keoghan Written by Sarah Buddery Films directed by renowned British director Christopher Nolan are always something of an event; few and far between but whenever does come along there […]

War for the Planet of the Apes

Year: 2017 Director: Matt Reeves Starring: Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Amiah Miller, Gabriel Chavarria Written by Rhys Bowen Jones The rebooted Planet of the Apes trilogy has had a strange existence. With ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, it’s safe to […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Year: 2017 Director: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Zendaya Written by Tom Sheffield To say there were high expectations for this film from it’s waiting audience would be a understatement. For the third time in 15 years we were about to witness […]

Cars 3

Year: 2017 Director: Brian Fee Starring: Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Chris Cooper, Nathan Fillion, Larry the Cable Guy, Armie Hammer, Bonnie Hunt Written by Chris Gelderd After a lacklustre response to ‘Cars 2’ which, in its defence, had some fresh ideas and a fast-paced plot, Pixar returns to […]

The Big Sick

Year: 2017 Director: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Bo Burnham Written by Fiona Underhill Fans of ‘Silicon Valley’ will recognise Kumail Nanjiani, but apart from that and the stand-up comedy circuit, he’s gone fairly under-the-radar, until now. Nanjiani has teamed […]

Despicable Me 3

Year: 2017 Director(s): Kyle Balda, Peter Coffin Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Jenny Slate Written by Andrew Garrison Whilst I enjoyed the previous two ‘Despicable Me’ films, 2015’s the ‘Minions’ movie was a bit of a disappointment, being tolerable at best film. Following that, my anticipation for […]

Okja

Year: 2017 Director: Bong Joon Ho Starring: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, An Seo-Hyun, Jake Gyllenhaal Written by Fiona Underhill ‘Okja’ has been one of my most highly anticipated films of the year. South Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s ‘Snowpiercer’ is one of my favourite films. ‘Okja’ also features […]

Rough Night

Year: 2017 Director: Lucia Aniello Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Zoe Kravitz, Ilana Glazer, Jillian Bell Written by Fiona Underhill I saw the trailer for this film and thought it looked like a female version of ‘The Hangover’, which is pretty much exactly what it is. Although the […]