Tag: Ben Peyton

Long Shot

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Director: Jonathan Levine. Starring: Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, O’Shea Jackson Jnr, June Diane Raphael and Bob Odenkirk. Seth Rogen’s unorthodox, slovenly yet successful journalist, Fred Flarsky, loses his job but manages to fall on his feet as he reconnects with Charlotte Field (Theron) the babysitter he used to have a crush on. Now flying high…

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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 and whilst their lives have taken them in different directions, they come full circle as…

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Justice League

⭐⭐ The eagerly anticipated coming together of DC world’s most famous creations finally arrived in cinemas this week. Originally helmed by Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon took the reins after Snyder departed due to a personal loss. Both leave their mark on a film that fails to live up to its hype and ends up a…

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Paddington 2

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ben Whishaw swaps James Bond for Michael Bond’s Paddington Bear in the sequel to 2014s hugely successful Paddington, simply named Paddington 2. Simply named, but ingeniously signalled by Paddington himself in the film’s opening. In search of the perfect gift for his Aunt Lucy, Paddington discovers an old pop-up book in Mr Gruber’s antique…

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Murder on the Orient Express

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Agatha Christie has sold somewhere in the region of three billion books. Yes, three billion. I’ve not read any. There have been numerous adaptations of Murder on the Orient Express for the silver and the golden screen. I’ve not seen any. Yes, I know. I’m embarrassed for myself too. But this is a good thing.…

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

⭐⭐⭐⭐ “How do I look?” Enquires a dapper Harry (Colin Firth as British as ever) in his sharp suit and new custom eye (literally – he only has one) glasses. “Like some faggot looking for an eye fucking”, drawls a redneck itching for a fight. The first Kingsman film wasn’t exactly subtle, and you’ll be…

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