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A Simple Favour (2018)

Posted by Gui on September 21, 2018

Review 117min Genre:       Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery Director:    Paul Feig Cast:         Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding…and more Writers:     Jessica Sharzer and Darcey Bell -Synopsis- When her elegant, high-flying new friend asks for a favour and then mysteriously disappears, a young suburban single mother becomes obsessed with finding out the truth, only to be unexpectedly […]

Mile 22 (2018)

Posted by Gui on September 21, 2018

Review 94min Genre:     Action, Crime, Thriller Director:  Peter Berg Cast:       Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais…and more Writers:   Lea Carpenter and Graham Roland -Synopsis- When a cop in Southeast Asia becomes a valuable informant with sensitive information, a high-level US intelligence operative and his elite tactical squad are charged with getting him out safely—but determined […]

The Predator (2018)

Posted by Gui on September 18, 2018

Review 107min Genre:       Action, Sci-fi, Thriller Director:    Shane Black Cast:         Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Jacob Tremblay…and more Writers:     Shane Black, Fred Dekker, Jim Thomas… and more -Synopsis- When a gifted youngster inadvertently beckons the fearsome alien hunters back to Earth, a ragtag team of damaged soldiers and a scientist join forces to unravel a galactic […]

King of Thieves (2018)

Posted by Gui on September 14, 2018

Review 108min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    James Marsh Cast:         Michael Caine, Charlie Cox, Jim Broadbent…and more Writers:     Joe Penhall and Mark Seal -Synopsis- Wallowing in the tranquillity and dullness of their twilight years, a geriatric group of retired London crooks reunite to form a crew and pull off one of the biggest jewellery heists […]

American Animals (2018)

Posted by Gui on September 8, 2018

Review 116min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Bart Layton Cast:         Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Jared Abrahamson…and more Writer:      Bart Layton -Synopsis- Bored with life and on the road to nowhere, four Kentucky college kids hatch a plan to make their mark on the world—an audacious and unlikely heist at a library which would become one […]

Cold War (2018) (Polish & Other Languages)

Posted by Gui on September 1, 2018

Review 88min Genre:       Drama, Music, Romance Director:    Pawel Pawlikowski Cast:         Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc…and more Writers:     Pawel Pawlikowski, Janusz Glowacki and Piotr Borkowski -Synopsis- In the gloom of post-war Poland, a musician and conductor forms a renowned performance academy made up of traditional young rural folk talents, only to fall for his star […]

The Happytime Murders (2018)

Posted by Gui on August 30, 2018

Review 91min Genre:       Comedy, Crime, Mystery Director:    Brian Henson Cast:         Melissa McCarthy, Bill Barretta, Maya Rudolph…and more Writers:     Todd Berger and Dee Austin Robertson -Synopsis- In a modern day Los Angeles where puppets live alongside humans as society’s furry underclass, a washed up former puppet detective-turned-private eye reluctantly teams up with his ex-partner to solve […]

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Posted by Gui on August 26, 2018

Review 135min Genre:       Fact-based, Comedy, Crime, Drama Director:    Spike Lee Cast:         John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace…more Writers:     Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Spike Lee… and more -Synopsis- Spike Lee returns with a timely biographical period tale based on the life of Ron Stallworth—the first African-American officer in the Colorado Springs PD, who conducted an […]

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

Posted by Gui on August 23, 2018

Review 117min Genre:       Action, Comedy Director:    Susanna Fogel Cast:         Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux…and more Writers:     Susanna Fogel and David Iserson -Synopsis- After being dumped by a boyfriend she had no idea was a CIA agent, an unassuming young American woman and her quirky best friend turn globe-trotting operatives when they become unwitting players […]

The Equalizer 2 (2018)

Posted by Gui on August 17, 2018

Review 121min Genre:       Action, Crime, Thriller Director:    Antoine Fuqua Cast:         Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Melissa Leo…and more Writers:     Richard Wenk, Michael Sloan and Richard Lindheim -Synopsis- Now working as a humble Lyft driver but moonlighting as a relentless fixer, avenging angel of the community ‘Robert McCall’ is dragged back into the fold when his friend […]

Hearts Beat Loud (2018)

Posted by Gui on August 6, 2018

Review 97min Genre:     Comedy, Drama, Music Director:  Brett Haley Cast:       Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons, Toni Collette…and more Writers:   Brett Haley and Marc Basch -Synopsis- In a bid to connect with his teenage daughter before she leaves for college, a quirky music-loving widower convinces his girl to finally give their two-piece experimental band a chance, in […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Posted by Gui on August 4, 2018

Review 118min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-fi Director:  Peyton Reed Cast:       Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas…and more Writers:   Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Paul Rudd…and more -Synopsis- With his superhero career on ice and daddy duty taking precedence, ‘Scott Lang’ is called upon to once again accept responsibility and save the day—teaming up with […]

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

Posted by Gui on July 29, 2018

Review 147min Genre:       Action, Adventure, Thriller Director:    Christopher McQuarrie Cast:         Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson…and more Writer:      Christopher McQuarrie -Synopsis- Hunted by his government and pitted against a dangerous old foe, IMF super-agent ‘Ethan Hunt’ and his team return for their deadliest and riskiest mission to date, plunged into a race against […]

First Reformed (2018)

Posted by Gui on July 15, 2018

Review 113min Genre:       Drama, Thriller Director:    Paul Schrader Cast:         Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric the Entertainer… Writer:       Paul Schrader -Synopsis- Dealing with his own personal tragedy, existential concerns and the demons of his flock, a small town New York priest struggles with a crisis of conscience in a world he no longer understands, in this […]

Leave No Trace (2018)

Posted by Gui on July 2, 2018

Review 109min Genre:      Drama Director:   Debra Granik Cast:        Thomasin McKenzie, Ben Foster, Dana Millican…and more Writers:    Debra Granik, Anne Rosellini and Peter Rock -Synopsis- Forced to abandon their idyllic wild existence in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, an emotionally scarred father and his thirteen year-old daughter struggle to adapt to the society around them, […]

Sicario 2: Soldado (2018)

Posted by Gui on July 1, 2018

Review 122min Genre:       Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller Director:    Stefano Sollima Cast:         Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Moner…and more Writer:      Taylor Sheridan -Synopsis- As the ill-fated US ‘war on drugs’ escalates with the Mexican border as the battlefield, and with a new administration willing to pour fuel on the fire, former sicario ‘Alejandro’ and CIA […]

Hereditary (2018)

Posted by Gui on June 12, 2018

Review 127min Genre:       Drama, Horror, Mystery Director:    Ari Aster Cast:         Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Alex Wolff…and more Writer:      Ari Aster -Synopsis- When her mysterious and domineering elderly mother dies, a woman and her family begin to have inexplicable and terrifying experiences as they uncover sinister secrets about their deceased matriarch—promising a bleak fate and threatening […]

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

Posted by Gui on June 7, 2018

Review 128min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  J.A. Bayona Cast:       Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum…and more Writers:   Colin Trevorrow, Derek Connolly and Michael Crichton -Synopsis- Four years after the disastrous events at the ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Owen’ and ‘Claire’ return to the ruined island park on an expedition to save the surviving dinosaurs from […]

L’Amant Double (2017) (French Language)

Posted by Gui on June 2, 2018

Review 107min Genre:     Drama, Romance, Thriller Director:  François Ozon Cast:       Marine Vacth, Jérémie Renier, Jacqueline Bisset…and more Writers:   François Ozon and Joyce Carol Oates -Synopsis- A fragile and beautiful young woman falls for her psychologist, only to be caught in a paranoid web of seduction and deceit when she discovers there may be more to […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Posted by Gui on May 25, 2018

Review 135min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Ron Howard Cast:       Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson…and more Writers:   Jonathan Kasdan, Lawrence Kasdan and George Lucas -Synopsis- Years before becoming an infamous space hustler and hero of the rebel alliance, aspiring pilot ‘Han Solo’ must pull off a daring heist for a dangerous operator, cutting his […]

On Chesil Beach (2018)

Posted by Gui on May 20, 2018

Review 110min Genre:       Drama, Romance Director:    Dominic Cooke Cast:         Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, Anne-Marie Duff…and more Writer:      Ian McEwan -Synopsis- Stuck in the confines of a new marriage and a British coastal honeymoon in the early 1960s, a young couple’s idyllic romance gives way to a struggle for physical connection in emotional silence, as they […]

Deadpool 2 (2018)

Posted by Gui on May 18, 2018

Review 119min Genre:       Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:    David Leitch Cast:         Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Julian Dennison…and more Writers:     Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds…and more -Synopsis- Everyone’s favourite fourth wall-breaking, quick-healing, wisecracking superhero returns with more clever quips and bad intentions, forming a ragtag team of disparate talents to save a gifted kid from […]

Entebbe (2018)

Posted by Gui on May 11, 2018

Review 107min Genre:     Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:  José Padilha Cast:       Daniel Brühl, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Marsan…and more Writer:    Gregory Burke -Synopsis- In the summer of 1976, two Palestinian extremists and two German ones hijack a plane and take the passengers hostage, forcing it to land in Idi Amin’s Uganda in a bid to further their […]

Beast (2018)

Posted by Gui on April 23, 2018

Review 107min Genre:       Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance Director:    Michael Pearce Cast:         Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James…and more Writer:      Michael Pearce -Synopsis- When a repressed young woman meets a mysterious stranger in an isolated island community, she becomes caught between duty towards her oppressive family and an infatuation with a man suspected of multiple murders […]

Rampage (2018)

Posted by Gui on April 14, 2018

Review 107min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Brad Peyton Cast:       Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan…more Writers:   Ryan Engle, Carlton Cuse, Ryan J. Condal…and more -Synopsis- When his favourite albino gorilla is exposed to a mysterious gene-altering substance and begins to grow into a giant destructive super-ape, a capable primatologist must find a way […]

Thoroughbreds (2018)

Posted by Gui on April 7, 2018

Review 92min Genre:       Drama, Thriller Director:    Cory Finley Cast:         Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin…and more Writer:      Cory Finley -Synopsis- Two well-to-do suburban Connecticut teens rekindle a childhood friendship and bond over their challenging but opposing personalities and outsider characters, leading to a sinister plan to solve their family issues which quickly gets out of […]

A Quiet Place (2018)

Posted by Gui on April 6, 2018

Review 90min Genre:        Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:     John Krasinski Cast:          Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds…and more Writers:      Bryan Woods, Scott Beck and John Krasinski -Synopsis- In a world devastated by an unexplained catastrophe, a young family—stalked by menacing and mysterious creatures who hunt on sound alone—lives in complete silence and rural isolation, but their […]

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 29, 2018

Review 101min Genre:      Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Director:   Wes Anderson Cast:        Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton…and more Writers:    Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman…more -Synopsis- In ‘trash island’ off the coast of a the near-future fictional metropolis of ‘Megasaki’ Japan where the city’s dogs are exiled, a twelve-year-old boy joins forces with a pack […]

120 BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017) (French Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on March 28, 2018

Review 143min Genre:       Drama Director:    Robin Campillo Cast:         Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel…more Writers:     Robin Campillo and Philippe Mangeot -Synopsis- Frustrated by government inactivity over the spread of HIV in early 1990s France, a group of AIDS activists step-up their efforts and begin taking matters into their own hands, while dealing with shifting […]

Ready Player One (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 26, 2018

Review 140min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Steven Spielberg Cast:       Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn…and more Writers:   Zak Penn and Ernest Cline -Synopsis- Set in a dystopian future where people escape society’s problems rather than solve them, and an era of fully immersive gaming where virtual is the new reality; a talented young player […]

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 23, 2018

Review 111min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Disaster, Sci-fi Director:  Steven S. DeKnight Cast:       John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny…and more Writers:   Steven S. DeKnight, Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder… and more -Synopsis- A decade after the giant ‘Kaiju’ monsters were defeated and the breach from whence they came was closed, fallen ‘Jaeger’ robot program hero ‘Stacker Pentecost’s’ […]

Unsane (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 23, 2018

Review 97min Genre:        Horror, Thriller Director:     Steven Soderbergh Cast:          Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah…and more Writers:      Jonathan Bernstein and James Greer -Synopsis- Struggling to deal with the attentions of an incessant stalker, a young woman is forcibly committed to a mental institution where she begins to lose her grip on reality, but as things […]

The Square (2017) (Swedish & Danish Language)

Posted by Gui on March 16, 2018

Review 151min Genre:        Comedy, Drama Director:     Ruben Östlund Cast:          Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Christopher Læssø…and more Writer:       Ruben Östlund -Synopsis- Set in modern day Sweden and the self-important world of modern art; a successful and liberal museum curator has his sensibilities and preconceptions challenged by an unexpected incident and his latest exhibition, unleashing confronting […]

Tomb Raider (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 15, 2018

Review 118min Genre:     Action, Adventure Director:  Roar Uthaug Cast:       Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins…and more Writers:   Alastair Siddons, Geneva Robertson-Dworet & Evan Daugherty -Synopsis- Missing and presumed dead, British adventurer ‘Lord Richard Croft’ leaves a secret life-or-death archaeological mission in the hands of his independent and formidable daughter ‘Lara’, sending her on an adventure […]

Annihilation (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 13, 2018

Review 115min Genre:       Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller Director:    Alex Garland Cast:         Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar Isaac…and more Writers:     Alex Garland and Jeff VanderMeer -Synopsis- A team of female scientists embarks on a dangerous mission to unlock the secrets of a mysterious and isolated wilderness where multiple previous expeditions have disappeared—but what they […]

Gringo (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 9, 2018

Review 110min Genre:       Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller Director:    Nash Edgerton Cast:         David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton…and more Writers:     Anthony Tambakis and Matthew Stone -Synopsis- When an honest and unsuspecting struggling businessman is sent to Mexico by his corrupt bosses to close a deal that will revolutionise the pharmaceutical industry, he gets caught up in […]

Mom and Dad (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 8, 2018

Review 86min Genre:       Horror, Thriller Director:    Brian Taylor Cast:         Nicolas Cage, Selma Blair, Anne Winters…and more Writer:      Brian Taylor -Synopsis- When a mysterious condition causes parents in unassuming American suburbia to turn on their kids with violent murderous intentions, a brother and sister must survive the day and avoid their rampaging folks in this demented […]

Wonderstruck (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on March 6, 2018

Review 116min Genre:      Drama, Family, Mystery Director:   Todd Haynes Cast:        Millicent Simmonds, Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore…and more Writer:     Brian Selznick -Synopsis- The intersecting story of two American twelve-year-olds who are separated by geography and half a century but connected through shared experiences, only to be brought together by cosmic forces and a city-spanning adventure in […]

You Were Never Really Here (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on March 3, 2018

Review 85min Genre:    Drama, Mystery, Thriller Director: Lynne Ramsay Cast:      Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alessandro Nivola…more Writers:  Jonathan Ames and Lynne Ramsay -Synopsis- When a troubled brutal enforcer/private investigator takes on a case tracking down a missing girl, he gets caught up in a dark conspiracy which takes him down a deep and dark rabbit […]

Red Sparrow (2018)

Posted by Gui on March 2, 2018

Review 140min Genre:       Mystery, Thriller Director:    Francis Lawrence Cast:         Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts… Writers:     Justin Haythe and Jason Matthews -Synopsis- When a young Russian lady is recruited for ‘Sparrow School’—a rigorous intelligence program with a focus on seduction and manipulation—she becomes caught between multiple international spying efforts when her mission to expose a […]