Category: 2018

Fiona’s March Round-Up

Written by Fiona Underhill While the UK enjoys the quality of Oscar-nominated films such as ‘The Shape of Water’ and ‘Lady Bird’ in the first few months of the year, the first quarter can be something of a barren wasteland in US cinemas. We did get ‘Paddington 2’ […]

Journey’s End

Year: 2018 Directed by: Saul Dibb Starring: Sam Claflin, Paul Bettany, Asa Butterfield, Stephen Graham, Toby Jones Written by Fiona Underhill Based on the play by RC Sherriff, which will be familiar to many British school students, this film has just opened to a limited release in the US and I […]

Pacific Rim: Uprising

Year: 2018 Directed by: Steven S. DeKnight Starring: John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Burn Gorman Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ is, unashamedly, a favourite of mine. Taking the craftsmanship and dedication of the man behind genuine classics like […]

Walk Like A Panther

Year: 2018 Directed By: Dan Cadan Cast: Stephen Graham, Dave Johns, Stephen Tompkinson, Steve Furst Written by Tom Sheffield British comedy films can be rather hit and miss and in the case of ‘Walk Like A Panther’, it unfortunately looks like we have another miss on our hands despite having a promising […]

Love, Simon

Year: 2018 Directed by: Greg Berlanti Starring: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Keiynan Lonsdale Written by Fiona Underhill 2017 was a banner year for LGBQT cinema, with prestige pictures such as ‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘God’s Own Country’, ‘Beach Rats’, ‘A Fantastic Woman’, ‘BPM’, ‘Princess Cyd’ and ‘Professor Marston […]

Tomb Raider

Year: 2018 Directed By: Roar Uthaug Cast: Alicia Vikander, Walter Goggins, Daniel Wu, Dominic West, Kristin Scott Thomas Written by Tom Sheffield It doesn’t feel all that long ago since Alicia Vikander was announced to play the iconic role of Lara Croft in a new ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot and now here […]

Wonder Wheel

Year: 2018 Directed by: Woody Allen Starring: Kate Winslet, Jim Belushi, Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, Max Casella. WRITTEN BY HUNTER WILLIAMS “Men can’t be trusted”, says Kate Winslet, in one of her best performances in more than a decade. Under a different director, reading that wouldn’t be as […]

Red Sparrow

Year: 2018 Directed by: Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker WRITTEN BY: CHRIS GELDERD This 2018 American spy thriller, directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Jason Matthews, stars Jennifer Lawrence, […]

Peter Rabbit

Year: 2018 Directed by: Will Gluck Starring: Rose Byrne, James Corden, Domhnall Gleeson, Daisy Ridley, Margot Robbie Written by Jessica Peña With an obsession for the cheap laugh and dull dialogue, ‘Peter Rabbit’ fails to capture a lasting impression of a moral lesson. The film is adapted from ‘The […]