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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Posted by Gui on November 3, 2017

Review 114min Genre:     Crime, Drama, Mystery Director:  Kenneth Branagh Cast:       Kenneth Branagh, Michelle Pfeiffer, Johnny Depp…and more Writers:   Michael Green and Agatha Christie -Synopsis- When someone mysteriously dies on the world renown luxury train travelling across Europe, fellow passenger and legendary detective ‘Hercule Poirot’ must unravel a mystery which will test his moral compass and […]

The Vault (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 8, 2017

Review 91min Genre:       Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:    Dan Bush Cast:         Francesca Eastwood, James Franco, Taryn Manning…more Writers:     Dan Bush and Conal Byrne -Synopsis- When two sisters pull a bank heist to ease their family strife, they get far more than they bargained for after discovering that the seemingly abandoned and potentially lucrative underground vault […]

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 2, 2017

Review 137min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Luc Besson Cast:       Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen…and more Writers:   Luc Besson, Pierre Christin, Jean-Claude Mézières… and more -Synopsis- When a mysterious force threatens their space station super-city and the thousand different species who’ve built it over centuries, special galactic agents ‘Valerian’ and ‘Laureline’ are plunged into […]

The House (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 3, 2017

Review 118min Genre:       Comedy Director:    Andrew Jay Cohen Cast:         Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas…and more Writers:     Brendan O’Brien and Andrew Jay Cohen -Synopsis- Looking for a way to pay for their daughter’s college tuition after her scholarship is revoked, a well-meaning but inept couple start an illegal underground casino in quiet American suburbia with […]

Rules Don’t Apply (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 20, 2017

Review 127min Genre:       Comedy, Drama, Romance Director:    Warren Beatty Cast:         Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Warren Beatty…and more Writers:     Warren Beatty and Bo Goldman -Synopsis- Warren Beatty returns to the director’s chair after almost 20 years, while also writing and starring in this ‘Golden Age Hollywood’ comedy/drama about the romance which blossoms between two wide-eyed youngsters, […]

The Boss Baby (2017)

Posted by Gui on April 7, 2017

Review 97min Genre:       Animation, Comedy, Family Director:    Tom McGrath Cast:         Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow…and more Writers:     Michael McCullers and Marla Frazee -Synopsis- Seven-year-old Tim’s idyllic life with his parents is thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a bossy baby brother who commands the attention of the household—but there’s more than meets the […]

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 10, 2017

Review 118min Genre:      Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Jordan Vogt-Roberts Cast:        Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson…and more Writers:    Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly -Synopsis- The latest incarnation of the ‘King Kong’ myth set just after the Vietnam War in the early 1970s, where a group of American scientist and soldiers embark on […]

A Cure for Wellness (2017)

Posted by Gui on February 26, 2017

Review 146min Genre:     Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:  Gore Verbinski Cast:       Dane DeHaan, Mia Goth, Jason Isaacs…and more Writers:   Justin Haythe and Gore Verbinski -Synopsis- On a mission to retrieve his boss from a stay at an isolated ‘wellness centre’; an ambitious young executive begins to suspect all is not as it seems as this mysterious […]

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (2016)

Posted by Gui on February 6, 2017

Review 113min Genre:       Drama, War Director:    Ang Lee Cast:         Joe Alwyn, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart…and more Writers:     Ben Fountain and Jean-Christophe Castelli -Synopsis- Paraded as a hero for his actions while serving in the Iraq war, a young US soldier is caught between a duty to his unit and the pull of civilian life, while […]

Live by Night (2017)

Posted by Gui on January 14, 2017

Review 128min Genre:       Crime, Drama Director:    Ben Affleck Cast:         Ben Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Sienna Miller…and more Writers:     Ben Affleck and Dennis Lehane -Synopsis- Ben Affleck returns to the director’s chair and stars as an ambitious but morally conflicted prohibition era gangster trying to get his piece of the American dream, but his mob “paradise” has […]

Office Christmas Party (2016)

Posted by Gui on December 7, 2016

Review 105min Genre:       Comedy Directors:   Josh Gordon and Will Speck Cast:         Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller, Jennifer Aniston…and more Writers:     Justin Malen, Laura Solon, Dan Mazer… and more -Synopsis- In a last-ditch effort to save a failing branch of his tech company family business and the jobs of his trusted employees from the ruthless company CEO, […]

American Pastoral (2016)

Posted by Gui on November 13, 2016

Review 108min Genre:       Drama Director:    Ewan McGregor Cast:         Ewan McGregor, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Connelly…more Writer:      Philip Roth and John Romano -Synopsis- Ewan McGregor makes his directorial debut and stars in an adaptation of Philip Roth’s prize-winning novel; following the fate of a respected and successful Jewish-American man, whose idyllic life unravels after his daughter becomes […]

Train to Busan (2016) (Korean Language)

Posted by Gui on October 28, 2016

Review 118min Genre:      Action, Horror, Thriller Director:   Sang-ho Yeon Cast:        Yoo Gong, Soo-an Kim, Yu-mi Jeong…and more Writer:     Sang-ho Yeon -Synopsis- The passengers on a high-speed South Korean train are inadvertently caught up in a “Zombie” apocalypse when a virulent virus quickly spreads across the country; but far from their coffin, the train proves their […]

King Cobra (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 9, 2016

91min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Justin Kelly Cast:         Garrett Clayton, James Franco, Christian Slater…and more Writers:     Justin Kelly and D. Madison Savage -Synopsis- A handsome teenager’s cross-country casting trip turns into the start of Gay porn superstardom for “Brent Corrigan”, when he moves in with his middle-aged porn producer; but when the relationship turns […]

Ma’ Rosa (2016) (Filipino Language) (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 7, 2016

110min Genre:      Crime, Drama Director:   Brillante Mendoza Cast:        Jaclyn Jose, Julio Diaz, Baron Geisler…and more Writer:     Troy Espiritu -Synopsis- From her humble convenience store in the slums of Manila, tough family matriarch “Ma’ Rosa” sells everything from household goods to food… and of course plenty of methamphetamine or “ice”. But when she’s rumbled by corrupt […]

Blood Father (2016)

Posted by Gui on October 4, 2016

Review 88min Genre:      Action, Crime, Thriller Director:   Jean-François Richet Cast:        Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna…and more Writers:    Peter Craig and Andrea Berloff -Synopsis- Mel Gibson stars as a tough ex-con tattoo artist who goes on the run with his estranged daughter, a rebellious teen-turned gangster arm-candy, to protect her from from dangerous drug dealers […]

The Girl With All the Gifts (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 22, 2016

Review 111min Genre:       Drama, Horror, Thriller Director:    Colm McCarthy Cast:         Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine…and more Writer:      Mike Carey -Synopsis- In a dystopian future where most of humanity is wiped out by a fungal infection which turns people into mindless cannibals; a group of surviving British scientists and soldiers embark on a dangerous journey […]

Imperium (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 21, 2016

Review 109min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Daniel Ragussis Cast:         Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, Tracy Letts…and more Writers:     Michael German and Daniel Ragussis -Synopsis- Based on real events and set in the modern day Washington DC area; Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young FBI agent gone deep undercover as a skinhead to infiltrate a dangerous […]

Bad Moms (2016)

Posted by Gui on August 22, 2016

Review 100min Genre:         Comedy Directors:     Jon Lucas and Scott Moore Cast:           Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell…and more Writer:        Jon Lucas and Scott Moore -Synopsis- A young working mother struggles to keep up appearances and balance her career with the demands of parenthood; but when she finally hits breaking point, going rogue is the only […]

Swallows and Amazons (2016)

Posted by Gui on August 21, 2016

97min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Mystery Director:   Philippa Lowthorpe Cast:        Dane Hughes, Kelly Macdonald, Rafe Spall…and more Writers:    Andrea Gibb and Arthur Ransome -Synopsis- In wartime Britain, four young siblings turn a rural English vacation into a “pirate” adventure on the local lake island; but their fantasy meets a dose of reality when they’re caught up […]

Keanu (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 13, 2016

Review 100min Genre:       Action, Comedy Director:    Peter Atencio Cast:         Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Tiffany Haddish…more Writers:     Jordan Peele, Alex Rubens -Synopsis- A pair of straight-laced cousins 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 superstar comedy duo Key […]

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 2, 2016

Review 91min Genre:     Comedy Director:  Mandie Fletcher Cast:       Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders, Julia Sawalha…and more Writer:    Jennifer Saunders -Synopsis- The hugely popular British TV comedy finally gets the big screen treatment as the legendarily ladies hop from the glitz of high society London to the glamour of the French Riviera after a celebrity scandal, now […]

American Hero (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 29, 2016

Review 85min Genre:      Action, Comedy, Drama Director:   Nick Love Cast:        Stephen Dorff, Eddie Griffin, Andrea Cohen…and more Writer:     Nick Love -Synopsis- Stephen Dorff stars as a fast-living Louisiana deadbeat dad with supernatural powers, who decides to drastically change his life after a near-death experience and use his powers to help his community and fight […]

Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 23, 2016

Review 120min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Roland Emmerich Cast:       Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman…and more Writers:   Nicolas Wright, James A. Woods , Dean Devlin… and more -Synopsis- Mankind has bolstered its planetary defences by salvaging alien technology from the failed Alien invasion of the mid 90s, but it will take the best of […]

The Boss (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 11, 2016

Review 99min Genre:      Comedy Director:   Ben Falcone Cast:        Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage…and more Writers:    Ben Falcone, Steve Mallory & Melissa McCarthy -Synopsis- A troubled orphan girl turned self-made, ruthless and relentless business titan loses everything after being convicted of insider trading; but the beast cannot be tamed as she recruits a former long-suffering […]

Race (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 1, 2016

Review 135min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Stephen Hopkins Cast:        Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons…and more Writers:    Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse -Synopsis- Biographical drama about legendary Olympic athlete Jesse Owens’s struggles against the odds as a black man in deeply segregated America, striving for glory before the eyes of the world against the “master […]

X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 19, 2016

Review 144min Genre:       Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:    Bryan Singer Cast:         James McAvoy, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Lawrence…and more Writers:     Simon Kinberg, Bryan Singer, Dan Harris… and more -Synopsis- Professor X’s dream of a school for the gifted and peaceful coexistence with humanity is threatened by the resurrection of an ancient powerful mutant, hell-bent on dividing […]

I Saw the Light (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 8, 2016

Review 124min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Marc Abraham Cast:        Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen, Cherry Jones…and more Writers:    Marc Abraham, Colin Escott -Synopsis- Tom Hiddleston stars in a musical biopic chronicling the life and times of Country & Western music legend Hank Williams, from his prodigious talent and rise to fame, to the struggles with his […]

Bastille Day (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 21, 2016

Review 92min Genre:      Action, Thriller Director:   James Watkins Cast:        Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon…and more Writer:     Andrew Baldwin An American pickpocket in Paris is on the run after being unwittingly implicated in a terrorist attack, hunted by a hard-nosed CIA super agent, together they form a unwilling alliance to unravel a conspiracy which […]

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Posted by Gui on March 28, 2016

Review 106min Genre:      Fact-based, Comedy, Drama Director:   Dexter Fletcher Cast:        Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Jo Hartley…and more Writers:    Sean Macaulay & Simon Kelton -Synopsis- Underdog comedy biopic based on the true story of Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards; a plucky British amateur skier with limited ability who defied the odds and achieved his Olympian dream by […]

Truth (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 4, 2016

Review 125min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   James Vanderbilt Cast:        Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Topher Grace…and more Writers:    James Vanderbilt & Mary Mapes -Synopsis- Journalistic drama chronicling the events surrounding CBS producer Mary Mapes and anchor Dan Rather’s report about president George W. Bush’s questionable military service and the subsequent backlash that cost them their careers. […]

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 […]

Joy (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 31, 2015

Review 124min Genre:    Fact-based, Comedy, Drama Director: David O. Russell Cast:      Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper…and more Writers:  David O. Russell and Annie Mumolo -Synopsis- Jennifer Lawrence is reunited with director David O. Russell in a semi-biographical comedy/drama based on Joy Mangano and her journey from struggling New York single mom to entrepreneur, […]

Victor Frankenstein (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 5, 2015

Review 110min Genre:     Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi Director:  Paul McGuigan Cast:       Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay…more Writers:   Max Landis and Mary Shelley -Synopsis- Modern re-telling of the classic 19th century cautionary tale and monster story, told from the perspective of Frankenstein’s assistant and confidant “Igor” as he helps the gifted but obsessed medical […]

Burnt (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 7, 2015

Review 101min Genre:      Comedy, Drama Director:   John Wells Cast:        Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Daniel Brühl…and more Writers:    Steven Knight, Michael Kalesniko -Synopsis- Bradley Cooper stars as a former fast-living celebrated prima donna chef, now reformed and trying to resurrect his career with a re-location to London and the goal of revitalizing a top restaurant while […]

Manglehorn (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on August 6, 2015

Review 97min Genre:     Drama Director:  David Gordon Green Cast:       Al Pacino, Holly Hunter, Chris Messina…and more Writer:    Paul Logan The great Al Pacino stars as a lonely aging locksmith who never recovered from the loss of his true love, as he wallows in resentment and struggles to cope with life’s regrets and the people around […]

Southpaw (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 25, 2015

Review 123min Genre:    Drama, Action Director: Antoine Fuqua Cast:      Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Forest Whitaker…and more Writer:    Kurt Sutter Jake Gyllenhaal undergoes another drastic physical transformation to star as undisputed light-heavyweight champion “Billy Hope”, a fierce and unpredictable competitor in and out of the ring, but when tragedy strikes and his life spirals out of […]

Minions (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on June 27, 2015

Review 91min Genre:       Family, Animation, Comedy Directors:   Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin Cast:         Pierre Coffin, Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm…and more Writer :     Brian Lynch In a spin-off prequel to the hugely successful ‘Despicable Me’ films, the Minions seek a new evil master to follow after accidentally destroying their overlords throughout history, a quest which […]

She’s Funny That Way (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on June 26, 2015

Review 93min Genre:    Comedy Director: Peter Bogdanovich Cast:      Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston…and more Writers : Peter Bogdanovich, Louise Stratten “Izzy” is a fast-talking Brooklyn call-girl and aspiring actress whose client “meeting” with Broadway director Arnold becomes life-changing when she unknowingly auditions for one of his plays, when everyone agrees Izzy must get the […]

Poltergeist (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 23, 2015

Review 93min Genre:    Horror Director: Gil Kenan Cast:      Kennedi Clements, Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt …more Writer:   David Lindsay-Abaire, Steven Spielberg (original) Remake of the 80s Horror classic this time featuring the Bowen family who move into a quiet suburban house only to find themselves terrorized by ghosts capable of manipulating the “living-world”, when their daughter […]