Category: 2018

Phantom Thread

Year: 2017 Directed By: Paul Thomas Anderson Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps Written by Dave Curtis On the 11th of May 1997 one the greatest footballers, Eric Cantona played his last competitive game of football for Manchester United. At the end of that season he announced his […]

The Cloverfield Paradox

Year: 2018 Directed By: Julius Onah Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris O’Dowd, Ziyi Zhang Written by Fiona Underhill  So, yesterday (Sunday) afternoon/evening, excitement in the USA was reaching fever pitch. It was the Super Bowl, which means even if you’re not interested in sport, you […]

12 Strong

Year: 2018 Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña, William Fichtner, Rob Riggle Written by Tom Sheffield If you’ve read some of my reviews on here before, you’ll know I’m a sucker for films based on true events, such as ‘Deepwater Horizon‘, ‘The Founder‘, and ‘Jackie‘ to […]

Molly’s Game

Year: 2018 Directed by: Aaron Sorkin Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Jeremy Strong Written by Jessica Peña Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut boasts an excellent script that enables a stellar performance from Jessica Chastain. ‘Molly’s Game’ is a calculating, fast-paced film about the woman media […]

Darkest Hour

Year: 2018 Directed by: Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Kristin Scott Thomas, Stephen Dillane Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Winston Churchill is as famous a British Prime Minister as you can get. Taking control of the country in a time of grave need and […]

The Commuter

Year: 2017 Directed By: Jaume Collet-Serra Cast: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Sam Neill Written by Chris Gelderd From the off, this is better than the 2015 Collet-Serra / Neeson debut ‘Non-Stop’. The whole film is more restrained, as it can be, and suits Neeson much more than recent […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Directed by: Martin McDonagh Year: 2018 Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Lucas Hedges, Peter Dinklage, John Hawkes. Written by Corey Hughes British-Irish playwright-turned-filmmaker Martin McDonagh returns to the director seat in emphatic fashion with ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, his third feature film that follows the […]