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Moana

Year: 2016 Director(s): Ron Clements, Don Hall Starring:  Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Jemaine Clement, Rachel House Written by Gillian Finklea Disney’s ‘Moana’ is another continuation in the series that I am now calling the “Wide-eyed princess with a purpose” series. Fellow princesses in this series include Merida in […]

Bleed for This

Year: 2016 Director: Ben Younger Starring: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal Written by Tom Sheffield I know I normally moan about the amount of times I see the same trailer in front of a film at the cinema, but the ‘Bleed for This’ trailer was always one […]

Allied

Year: 2016 Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Lizzy Caplan Written by Noah Jackson ‘Allied’ features some of the best talent working today, with two great leads in the form of Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, and a legendary director in Robert Zemeckis, known for […]

Bad Santa 2

Year: 2016 Director: Mark Waters Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly, Ryan Hansen Written by Tom Sheffield We’re at that time of year again where almost every trailer preceding a film at the cinema is Christmas related. You know the ones, lovey […]

Moonlight

Year: 2016 Director: Barry Jenkins Starring: Ashton Sanders, Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monae, Naomie Harris Written by Noah Jackson Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ burst onto the scene this awards season, grabbing everyone’s attention. Debuting in less than five screens, the film still broke […]

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Year: 2016 Director: David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterson, Dan Fogler, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Alison Sudol Written by Sarah Buddery After the recent news that ‘Fantastic Beasts’ was going to become a five film franchise, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World shows absolutely no signs of […]

Inferno

Year: 2016 Director: Ron Howard Starring: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Irrfan Khan, Ben Foster Written by Fiona Underhill   I have a confession. I have read all of Dan Brown’s books, even the ones that don’t feature Robert Langdon. Yes, they are my guilty pleasure, just […]

Sully

Year: 2016 Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney Written by Fiona Underhill It felt appropriate that the first film I saw at the cinema after moving from the UK to the US was a real-life story of an all-American hero, starring the all-American film […]

Bad Milo

Year: 2013 Director: Jacob Vaughan Starring: Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs, Peter Stromare, Patrick Warburton Written by Rhys Wortham In the vast array of movies out there “sub-genres” usually don’t make for great movies. Take the comedy/horror sub-genre for a start. ‘Young Frankenstein’ is a great film, which shifts between […]

Nocturnal Animals

Year: 2016 Director: Tom Ford Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer Written by Abbie Eales It’s hard to believe that ‘Nocturnal Animals’ is only the second directorial outing for fashion designer Tom Ford, seemingly already establishing himself as somewhat of an auteur. Producing, directing […]

Doctor Strange

Year: 2016 Director: Scott Derrickson Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, Benedict Wong Written by Noah Jackson ‘Doctor Strange’ had the potential of being the best Marvel character we’ve seen on screen so far. He’s got the humor and arrogance that we love in […]

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Year: 2016 Director: Edward Zwick Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh Written by Rhys Wortham The action genre is filled with grizzly-voiced burly men who aren’t afraid to be violent in the name of peace. He might not seem fit that bill exactly, but Tom Cruise has […]