Knives Out (12A)

Director: Rian Johnson Starring: Daniel Craig, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, Toni Collette, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, LaKeith Stanfield, Don Johnson, Noah Segan and Christopher Plummer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ It’s the 85th birthday of hugely successful thriller author, Harlan Thromby (Plummer). Celebrating in his huge gothic mansion all sorts of colourful characters are in attendance, most…

Read more Knives Out (12A)

Le Mans ’66 (12A)

Director: James Mangold Starring: Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Caitriona Balfe, Jon Bernthal, Josh Lucas, Ray McKinnon, Noah Jupe and Tracy Letts ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ With Ford Motor Company’s sales in decline, Henry Ford II (Letts) is determined to appeal to America’s younger generation by making his cars more dynamic and aesthetically pleasing. At the same time, Ford are…

Read more Le Mans ’66 (12A)

Gemini Man (12A)

Director: Ang Lee Starring: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Douglas Hodge, Linda Emond, Ilia Volok and Ralph Brown ⭐⭐ Will Smith is Henry Brogan, an assassin with a very particular set of skills. After a job very nearly results in an innocent child being killed, he re-evaluates his life and decides…

Read more Gemini Man (12A)

Judy (12A)

Director: Rupert Goold Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Bella Ramsey, Andy Nyman, Daniel Cerqueira, Royce Pierreson, Darci Shaw and Michael Gambon ⭐⭐⭐⭐ By the late 1960s, Hollywood had virtually shunned former starlet, Judy Garland (Zellweger). Having earned a reputation as being unreliable and unpredictable, her debts were spiralling out…

Read more Judy (12A)

Joker (15)

Director: Todd Phillips  Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Brian Tyree Henry, Bill Camp and Marc Maron ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Director Todd Philips, probably best known as the man in charge of The Hangover trilogy, brings a prequel, or origins story, all about Batman’s greatest nemesis, Joker. A stand-alone film away…

Read more Joker (15)

Ready or Not (18)

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Scrofano, Kristian Bruun, Nicky Guadagni, Elyse Levesque and John Ralston ⭐⭐⭐⭐ On the day of her wedding to Alex (O’Brien), Grace (Weaving) is given the opportunity to walk away from her intimidating family-to-be. She doesn’t. And why…

Read more Ready or Not (18)

The Kitchen (15)

Director: Andrea Berloff Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss, Domhnall Gleeson, James Badge Dale, Brian d’Arcy James, Jeremy Bobb, Margo Martindale, Bill Camp and Common ⭐⭐ With all the subtlety of a sledgehammer, Etta James tells us that New York in 1978 is a man’s world as we’re quickly introduced to the three female leads.…

Read more The Kitchen (15)

Rambo: Last Blood (18)

Director: Adrian Grunberg Starring: Sylvestor Stallone, Yvette Monreal, Paz Vega, Óscar Jaenada, Sergio Peris-Mencheta and Adriana Barraza ⭐⭐⭐⭐ The fifth and allegedly final film in a franchise that’s spanned four decades finds Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Stallone) enjoying the peace and tranquillity he’d found at the end of the previous instalment, Rambo. Living on a…

Read more Rambo: Last Blood (18)

Ad Astra (12A)

Director: James Gray Starring: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler, Ruth Negga and Donald Sutherland ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Set in the near future, in a world that isn’t too hard to imagine, tourist trips to the Moon, courtesy of Virgin Galactic of course, are an everyday occurrence and transport you to a whole new world. Granted,…

Read more Ad Astra (12A)