Movie Reviews

31 January 2014

Out Of The Furnace Review

Starring: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson Director: Scott Cooper Rating: 4/5 Christian Bale really is one of the best actors of his generation and it is always exciting to see him back ...

30 January 2014

I, Frankenstein Review

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighty, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto Director: Stuart Beattie Rating: 2/5 Aaron Eckhart returns to the big screen this week, to tackle a new version of the popular Frankenstein story. The ...

26 January 2014

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Review

Starring: Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Kenneth BranaghDirector: Kenneth BranaghRating: 3.5/5 It has been over a decade since we have seen a Jack Ryan movie hit the big screen… 2014 ...
8 January 2014

12 Years A Slave Review

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano Director: Steve McQueen Rating: 5/5 I had the chance to see 12 Years A Slave during the BFI London Film Festival at ...
3 January 2014

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom Review

Starring: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge Director: Justin Chadwick Rating: 3/5 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is one of the first must see biopic movies of 2014, a project that has taken ...
3 January 2014

American Hustle Review

Starring: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner. Director: David O.Russell Rating: 3.5/5 American Hustle is already one of the most talked about movies of 2014, and is set to ...
13 December 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellan, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans Director: Peter JacksonRating: 5/5 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is one of the most anticipated films of the year, as ...
6 December 2013

Powder Room Review

Starring: Sheridan Smith, Jamie Winstone, Oona Chaplin, Kate Nash Director: M.J. Delaney Rating: 4/5 M.J. Delaney is a British director to watch out for over the next couple of years as she makes her ...

1 December 2013

Saving Santa Review

Starring: Martin Freeman, Ashley Tisdale, Tim Curry, Pam Ferris, Joan CollinsDirector: Leon Joosen & Aaron SeelmanRating: 3/5 If you are looking for a film to help you get in the festive ...

1 December 2013

The Class of '92 Review

Starring: David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville. Director: Benjamin Turner and Gabe Turner Rating: 4.5/5 2013 has been the year of the documentary film, and The Class of '92 is another ...

29 November 2013

Saving Mr Banks Review

Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson Director: John Lee Hancock Rating: 4/5 Mary Poppins is one of the most famous and most enduring of Disney's movies: however, few people know ...
29 November 2013

Day of the Flowers Review

Starring: Eva Birthistle, Charity Wakefield, Carlos Acosta Director: John Roberts Rating: 3/5 John Roberts returns to the director's chair this week with his new film Day of the Flowers and has been written ...

22 November 2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin Jena Malone Director: Francis Lawrence Rating: 5/5 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has been one of the most anticipated and ...
8 November 2013

Gravity Review

Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney Director: Alfonso Cuaron Rating: 5/5 Gravity is a movie that has been lighting up the festival circuit in recent weeks: to say that there is a lot of ...
8 November 2013

How to Survive a Plague Review

Director: David France Rating: 5/5 We have seen the issue of HIV & AIDS tackled many times on film over the years, but you won't see a more powerful movie than the ...

7 November 2013

Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf's Review

Starring: William Fichtner (Narrator) Director: Matthew Miele Rating: 3.5/5 There is a fantastic selection of documentary films on the programme at the UK Jewish Film Festival, and Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf's is ...

5 November 2013

The Ballad of the Weeping Spring Review

Starring: Uri Gavriel, Dudu Tassa, Nir Levy, Adar Gold Director: Benny Toraty Rating: 3/5 The UK Jewish Film Festival is well underway and The Ballad of the Weeping Spring is one of the ...

3 November 2013

Wakolda Review

Starring: Alex Brendemuhl, Diego Peretti, Florencia BadoDirector: Lucia PuenzoRating: 3/5 Wakolda - The German Doctor to you and me - has been playing on the festival circuit this year and it ...

2 November 2013

Hello I Must Be Going Review

Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner, John Rubinstein, Christopher Abbott Director: Todd Louiso Rating: 4/5 Todd Louiso returns to the director's chair with his new film Hello I Must Be Going; a film which ...

1 November 2013

Philomena Review

Starring: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan Director: Stephen Frears Rating: 5/5 Philomena has already been one of the most talked about movies of the autumn as it has been lighting up the festival circuit ...
30 October 2013

Drinking Buddies Review

Starring: Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston Director: Joe Swanberg Rating: 4/5 Joe Swanberg is back in the director's chair this week with his new film Drinking Buddies: a movie that ...
30 October 2013

Thor: The Dark World Review

Starring:  Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Natalie Portman Director: Alan Taylor Rating: 5/5 Thor: The Dark World is one of the movies that I have been looking forward to all year as ...
24 October 2013

One Chance Review

Starring: James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Julie Walters, Colm Meaney Director: David Frankel Rating: 3/5 James Corden has been making a name for himself on the big screen in recent years, and now he ...
19 October 2013

LFF: 12 Years A Slave Review

Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch Director: Steve McQueen Rating: 5/5 12 Years A Slave is a movie that is already being tipped as a major Oscar contender, the film ...
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