Archives: Projects

Why Him?

Year: 2016 Director: John Hamburg Starring: Zoey Deutch, James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Tangie Ambrose Written by Patrick Alexander Picture the scene – you’ve met the love of your life, he’s sweet, charming, and does well for himself, and believe it or not, you two are a perfect match! […]

Don’t Think Twice

Year: 2016 Director: Mike Birbiglia Starring: Mike Birbiglia, Gillian Jacobs, Kate Micucci, Tami Sagher, Keegan-Michael Key Written by Rhys Wortham Movies about comedians tend to be one of two things; tragic or just plain weird. ‘Funny People’ extrapolated on the unfunny characteristics of comedians personal flaws, some of which get […]

Assassin’s Creed

Year: 2017 Director: Justin Kurzel Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson Written by Noah Jackson There is a curse running amok in Hollywood, and it has made every video game based movie to come out of their suck, ever since the first dawn of these movies, including titles […]

Passengers

Year: 2016 Director: Morten Tyldum Starring: Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne Written by Rhys Bowen Jones ‘Passengers’ is a rare breed of a film, and in an era dominated by comic book films, remakes, reboots, prequels, and sequels, it comes along as an original sci-fi. Lately, we have […]

Collateral Beauty

Year: 2016 Director: David Frankel Starring: Will Smith, Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley Written by Noah Jackson Once upon a time, in a composition/language class, we were studying fallacies of logic, in other words, things not to do in writing and […]

Knight of Cups

Year: 2016 Director: Terrence Malik Starring: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Antonion Banderas, Freida Pinto, Wes Bentley Written by Fiona Underhill Terrence Malik is going through an ultra productive period in recent years, with ‘Tree of Life’ (2011), ‘To the Wonder’ (2012) and now ‘Knight of Cups’. […]

Lion

Year: 2017 Director: Garth Davis Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Rooney Mara, Sunny Pawar, Abhishek Bharate, Priyanka Bose Written by Tom Sheffield This week I was lucky enough to catch a showing of ‘Lion’, which is set for release on the 20th January 2017, and from […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Year: 2016 Director: Gareth Edwards Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen Written by Sarah Buddery There was a time when a new Star Wars film might fill you with dread rather than excitement, but in […]

Storks

Year: 2016 Director(s): Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland  Starring: Kelsey Grammar, Ty Burrell, Jennifer Aniston, Andy Samberg Written by Andrew Garrison I walked into ‘Storks’ with low expectations. I saw plenty of great animated films this year, including ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’, ‘Zootropolis’, ‘Finding Dory’, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’, and […]

The Edge of Seventeen

Year: 2016 Director: Kelly Fremon Craig Starring: Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Woodey Harrelson, Hayden Szeto Written by Fiona Underhill Teen films have a long and rich tradition, stretching back to the golden age of the John Hughes classics of the 1980s. However, I’m […]

Office Christmas Party

Year: 2016 Director(s): Josh Gordon & Will Speck Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, Jillian Bell Written by Tom Sheffield As I mentioned in my ‘Bad Santa 2‘ review, I’m not really one for festive family films and cheesy Christmas […]

Loving

Year: 2016 Director: Jeff Nichols Starring: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton Written by Andrew Garrison I was excited for ‘Loving’, having first been introduced to writer and director Jeff Nichols with the movie ‘Mud’ starring Matthew McConaughey, a film which is a modern dramatic masterpiece. Earlier this […]