Category: Reviews

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 […]

It Comes At Night

Year: 2017 Director: Trey Edward Shults Starring: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison Jr.  Written by Noah Jackson ‘It Comes at Night’ stars Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo (of ‘Selma‘), Christopher Abbott, and Riley Keough (of Netflix’s ‘The Discovery‘) in a psychological horror-thriller written and […]

Churchill

Year: 2017 Director: Jonathan Teplitzky Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, Ella Purnell Written by Tom Sheffield Often referred to as “the greatest Briton ever”, it’s no surprise that there have already been a number of films and documentaries centred around the life of Winston Churchill, with […]

Transformers: The Last Knight

Year: 2017 Director: Michael Bay Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Josh Duhamel, Laura Haddock, Isabela Moner, Jerrod Carmichael Written by Corey Hughes Whether you love it or hate it, franchising has become a fundamental influence on Hollywood’s success in film today. From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the […]

Baby Driver

Year: 2017 Directed by: Edgar Wright Starring: Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Lily James, Jon Hamm, Eiza Gonzalez Written by Rhys Bowen Jones Odeon’s ‘Screen Unseen’ is a regular event in which the cinema chain hand picks a film for an early screening. In the build up […]