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Academy Awards 2016

Posted by Gui on February 29, 2016

The final Sunday in February saw the ever expanding awards season come to a climax at the 88th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood California, although all film & art awards are subjective and we can endlessly debate over who should win or be nominated, this was a chance for films and their filmmakers to be […]

The Forest (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 25, 2016

Review 93min Genre:      Horror, Thriller Director:   Jason Zada Cast:        Natalie Dormer, Taylor Kinney, Yukiyoshi Ozawa…and more Writers:    Nick Antosca, Sarah Cornwell & Ben Ketai -Synopsis- After the disappearance of her twin, a young American woman is drawn to a dark and notorious Japanese forest where she will face terror and her inner demons to discover […]

Grimsby (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 24, 2016

Review 83min Genre:      Action, Comedy Director:   Louis Leterrier Cast:        Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Penélope Cruz…and more Writers:    Sacha Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston & Peter Baynham -Synopsis- An abandoned orphan turned British super spy is forced to join forces with his estranged, hapless, football hooligan older brother to stop a global terrorist plot in this […]

Bone Tomahawk (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 21, 2016

Review 132min Genre:     Western, Horror Director:  S. Craig Zahler Cast:       Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox…and more Writer:    S. Craig Zahler -Synopsis- Following a mysterious kidnapping in small-town old American west, a group of townsfolk form a posse to track down the cave-dwelling savages that took their people in this unique western/horror/drama indie from 1st […]

Triple 9 (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 20, 2016

Review 115min Genre:       Crime, Action, Thriller Director:    John Hillcoat Cast:         Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck, Kate Winslet…and more Writer:      Matt Cook -Synopsis- A skilled armed robbery crew of ex-mercenaries and dirty cops is blackmailed by a brutal Russian crime boss into pulling a dangerous heist, but as a plan to kill a cop to create a […]

Florence Foster Jenkins Teaser Trailer

Posted by Gui on February 18, 2016

Comedy/drama adaptation of the remarkable true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, an early 20th century New York heiress and socialite who became an opera singer despite having a voice that was so bad it became the stuff of legend. Directed by Stephen Frears and starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg among others. Genre: […]

Freeheld (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 18, 2016

Review 101min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama, Romance Director:   Peter Sollett Cast:        Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon…and more Writer:     Ron Nyswaner -Synopsis- American equal rights drama based on a true story and starring Oscar-winner Julianne Moore as Laurel Hester, a decorated New Jersey police Detective diagnosed with terminal lung cancer who took on the local government […]

Pee-wee’s Big Holiday Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on February 17, 2016

Paul Reubens’ bizzare and iconic creation returns to film after nearly 30 years when Pee-wee Herman decides to leave humble Fairville on a great American adventure after he’s inspired by a chance encounter. Directed by John Lee and starring Paul Reubens, Joe Manganiello and Stephanie Beatriz among others. Genre: Adventure, Comedy UK Release: 18th of […]

The BAFTAs 2016

Posted by Gui on February 14, 2016

Love was in the air this Sunday the 14th of February as both Valentine’s day and the biggest night in British cinema arrived at the Royal Opera House in London as the BAFTAs rolled into town, the usual red carpet scramble was here for everyone to see and actor/writer/comedian extraordinaire Stephen Fry returned as host […]

Zoolander 2 (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 12, 2016

Review 102min Genre:     Comedy, Action Director:  Ben Stiller Cast:       Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz…and more Writers:   Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller, Nicholas Stoller … and more -Synopsis- The long awaited sequel to 2001’s comedy hit sees the world’s two greatest male models return from exile after a tragedy to track down Derek Zoolander’s estranged son, […]

Concussion (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 11, 2016

Review 123min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Peter Landesman Cast:        Will Smith, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin…and more Writers:    Peter Landesman and Jeanne Marie Laskas -Synopsis- Will Smith stars in a drama based on the real struggles of a brilliant immigrant forensic neuropathologist who discovered an American Football-related brain trauma disease and challenged an entire billion dollar […]

Deadpool (2016) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 11, 2016

Review 108min Genre:      Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:   Tim Miller Cast:        Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller…and more Writers:    Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Rob Liefeld… and more -Synopsis- In an effort to cure his terminal cancer, a mercenary volunteers for an experimental procedure that nearly destroys him but also leaves him with superhuman abilities, armed […]

Goosebumps (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 5, 2016

Review 103min Genre:      Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy Director:   Rob Letterman Cast:        Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush…and more Writers:    Darren Lemke, Scott Alexander, R.L. Stine… and more -Synopsis- After a horror author’s characters come to life and escape their books, he must team up with his daughter and their new teenage neighbour to stop these […]

Miles Ahead Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on February 4, 2016

Don Cheadle directs and stars as jazz trumpeter and music giant Miles Davis in this biographical drama about a difficult and complicated genius and his achievements. Directed by  Don Cheadle and starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor and Michael Stuhlbarg among others. Genre: Fact-based, Drama, Music UK Release: 22nd of April   US Release: 1st of […]

Trumbo (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 4, 2016

Review 124min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Jay Roach Cast:        Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren…and more Writers:    John McNamara, Bruce Cook Bryan Cranston stars as Dalton Trumbo, legendary “golden age” Hollywood screenwriter who among many others was persecuted and marginalised by the US government for his political beliefs at the height of anti-communist Cold War […]

Keanu Trailer #1

Posted by Gui on February 1, 2016

A pair of straight-laced friends go undercover as dangerous thugs to rescue their kidnapped kitten from a menacing street gang in this fish-out-of-water action/comedy of stereotypes, a film debut for American comedy duo Key & Peele. Directed by Peter Atencio and starring Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele and Jason Mitchell among others. Genre: Comedy, Action UK Release: […]