Month: January 2018

Downsizing

Attempting to ease the problems brought about by the continuous growth of the world’s population, scientists invent Downsizing; a procedure that shrinks humans to about five inches in height.

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The Commuter

Through a rather nifty opening montage we meet ex-cop Mike (Liam Neeson) and his family. The tedium of his daily commute is cleverly revealed to us, as well as his financial difficulties. Two mortgages and a son about to start college are all taking their toll and Mike desperately needs some luck. But, he gets…

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Last Flag Flying

The death of a young US Marine reunites three Vietnam Veterans as they embark upon a bittersweet road trip where their past deeds are confronted and their futures considered. Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne and Steve Carell are our heroes

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The Post

Based on the real-life events surrounding the publication of the Pentagon Papers, The Post brings together, for the first time, three Hollywood heavyweights; Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep under the direction of Steven Spielberg. With over 30 Oscar wins and nominations between them

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Coco

Set to the backdrop of the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico (hello, SPECTRE), our hero, Miguel, is born into a family of shoemakers who believe music is a curse after his great-great grandfather walked out on his wife and daughter to pursue a career in music, never to return.

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Darkest Hour

It’s 1940 and the German war machine has recently invaded Poland, is advancing on Holland, Belgium and France and Hitler has his eyes set on conquering the rest of Europe. The nation has lost faith in the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, and his successor is to be determined forming a coalition Government. Viscount Halifax, declines the…

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The Greatest Showman

Charting the rise of Phineus Taylor Barnum from his days of being too poor to eat to the famous theatrical entrepreneur we remember today, director Michael Gracey has created a throwback to old fashioned musicals, with modern pop tunes and a healthy dose of technology thrown into the mix and ended up with a rip-roaring…

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