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Justice League (2017)

Posted by Gui on November 19, 2017

Review 120min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Zack Snyder Cast:       Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill…and more Writers:   Chris Terrio, Zack Snyder, Joss Whedon… and more -Synopsis- Following Superman’s ultimate sacrifice to save humanity and with a rekindled faith in humanity, ‘Bruce Wayne’ and ‘Diana Prince’ join forces to recruit a team of powerful […]

Hampstead (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 23, 2017

Review 102min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama, Romance Director:   Joel Hopkins Cast:        Brendan Gleeson, Diane Keaton, James Norton…and more Writer:     Robert Festinger -Synopsis- An American widow in London forms an unexpected connection with a man living wild and in a makeshift shack on Hampstead heath, as they take on the property developers intent on evicting him […]

The Mummy (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 9, 2017

Review 110min Genre:       Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror Director:    Alex Kurtzman Cast:         Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe…and more Writers:     David Koepp, Christopher McQuarrie, Dylan Kussman…more -Synopsis- The malevolent spirit of an ancient Egyptian Princess is awakened by modern conflict, unleashing a darkness which threatens the world while a shadowy organisation committed to fighting this evil […]

Baywatch (2017)

Posted by Gui on May 28, 2017

Review 116min Genre:       Action, Comedy Director:    Seth Gordon Cast:         Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra…and more Writers:     Jay Scherick, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift… and more -Synopsis- A group of eager new recruits—including a talented but reckless maverick—compete to join the ranks of the implausibly beautiful lifeguards who patrol the beaches of sunny Florida, helping to […]

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)

Posted by Gui on May 18, 2017

Review 126min Genre:      Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Guy Ritchie Cast:        Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey …and more Writers:    Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie and Lionel Wigram -Synopsis- In a fictional and fantastical medieval England, an orphan street urchin turned talented hustler uncovers the truth about his noble family and the mystical sword which will shape […]

Ben-Hur (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 8, 2016

Review 123min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Drama Director:  Timur Bekmambetov Cast:       Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman…and more Writers:   Lew Wallace, Keith R. Clarke and John Ridley -Synopsis- In 1st century Jerusalem, a Jewish prince is made a slave after his family are betrayed by their adoptive Roman brother; but festering hatred sends him on a […]

Green Room (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 11, 2016

Review 95min Genre:      Horror, Thriller Director:   Jeremy Saulnier Cast:        Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Patrick Stewart…and more Writer:     Jeremy Saulnier -Synopsis- A young underground punk band’s gig at a remote rural Oregon Roadhouse turns into a brutal nightmare after they witness a murder; hunted by the club’s skinhead patrons and their ruthless leader, our “heroes” struggle […]

Jane Got a Gun (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 20, 2016

Review 98min Genre:      Western, Drama Director:   Gavin O’Connor Cast:        Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Ewan McGregor…and more Writers:    Brian Duffield, Anthony Tambakis & Joel Edgerton -Synopsis- In the post civil-war American west; a Southern belle recruits an old flame to help protect her reformed outlaw husband from his brutal ex-gang and their ruthless leader in this […]

Hardcore Henry (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 10, 2016

Review 96min Genre:      Action, Sci-fi Director:   Ilya Naishuller Cast:        Sharlto Copley, Haley Bennett, Danila Kozlovsky…and more Writers:    Ilya Naishuller, Will Stewart -Synopsis- Brazen and violent video game style first-person action film placing the audience in the role of “Henry”; a resurrected cyborg operative with memory loss who’s on a mission to rescue his wife from […]

The Huntsman: Winter’s War (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 4, 2016

Review 114min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Cedric Nicolas-Troyan Cast:       Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt…and more Writers:   Evan Spiliotopoulos, Craig Mazin, Evan Daugherty… and more -Synopsis- The beautiful evil queen’s actions unleash the wrath of her “Ice Queen” sister upon the land, only to be defied by her greatest warriors and their allies in […]

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 […]

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, […]

The Last Witch Hunter (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 21, 2015

Review 106min Genre:    Fantasy, Action, Adventure Director: Breck Eisner Cast:      Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Michael Caine…and more Writers:  Cory Goodman, Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless -Synopsis- Vin Diesel stars as a 12th Century warrior turned immortal witch-hunter who’s spent 800 years keeping the peace between humans and those with dark powers. Now in 21st Century […]

American Ultra (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 5, 2015

Review 95min Genre:    Action, Comedy Director: Nima Nourizadeh Cast:      Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace…and more Writer:    Max Landis An anxiety-suffering small-town stoner discovers he is a dormant government super agent after being activated, he’ll need all the skills he never knew existed to protect his sweetheart and survive the forces sent to terminate him […]

The Visit (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 11, 2015

Review 94min Genre:     Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:  M. Night Shyamalan Cast:       Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan…and more Writer:    M. Night Shyamalan A young brother and sister are invited to spend time visiting their single mother’s estranged parents in the country, as they try to connect with their grandparents and discover why their mother became […]

Pixels (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on August 10, 2015

105min Genre:      Comedy, Sci-fi, Action Director:   Chris Columbus Cast:        Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Peter Dinklage…and more Writers:    Tim Herlihy, Timothy Dowling and Patrick Jean A NASA time capsule sent into outer space in 1982 with examples of human culture, including arcade video games, is intercepted by aliens and interpreted as a declaration of war, […]

Fantastic Four (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on August 5, 2015

Review 100min Genre:    Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director: Josh Trank Cast:      Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan…and more Writers:  Simon Kinberg , Jeremy Slater , Josh Trank A lavish Marvel comic “re-boot” by 20th Century Fox of yet another recent superhero franchise which sees a new cast of young stars playing four scientists who […]

Beyond the Reach (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 29, 2015

Review 91min Genre:     Action, Thriller Director:  Jean-Baptiste Léonetti Cast:       Michael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, Ronny Cox…and more Writers:   Robb White and Stephen Susco A ruthless high-rolling executive hires a young tracker to lead a hunting trip in the most unforgiving part of the Mojave Desert, when tragedy strikes things take dangerous turn leaving the tracker struggling […]

True Story (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 19, 2015

Review 99min Genre:    Fact-based, Drama, Mystery Director: Rupert Goold Cast:      Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones…and more Writers:  Rupert Goold, David Kajganich & Michael Finkel Based on the memoirs of New York Times journalist Michael Finkel, ‘True Story’ tells the real tale of how FBI Most Wanted murderer Christian Longo assumed Finkel’s name whilst laying-low […]

Terminator Genisys (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 3, 2015

Review 125min Genre:    Action, Sci-fi Director: Alan Taylor Cast:      Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke…and more Writers:  Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier Saviour of humanity John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect his mother but as alternate timelines converge an opportunity to prevent “Judgement Day” materializes under unexpected circumstances, a blockbuster franchise […]

Entourage (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on June 20, 2015

Review 104min Genre:    Comedy Director: Doug Ellin Cast:      Jeremy Piven, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly…and more Writers:  Doug Ellin, Rob Weiss The inevitable movie adaptation of the popular HBO TV series sees superstar actor Vince and his boys continuing to navigate the treacherous waters of Hollywood living, when he steps up to direct and star in […]

San Andreas (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on May 28, 2015

Review 114min Genre:    Action, Drama Director: Brad Peyton Cast:      Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario…and more Writers : Carlton Cuse, Andre Fabrizio & Jeremy Passmore Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars as a helicopter-rescue pilot on a perilous journey across California to rescue his stranded daughter after the San Andreas fault conspires with tectonic plates to […]

Big Game (2015) (English & Finnish Language)

Posted by Gui on May 8, 2015

Review 90min Genre:    Action, Adventure Director: Jalmari Helander Cast:      Samuel L. Jackson, Onni Tommila, Ray Stevenson…and more Writers:  Jalmari Helander The president of the United States of America is stranded in a remote Finnish forest after Air Force One is shot down by terrorists on the way to a G8 conference in Helsinki, after meeting […]

Get Hard (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 27, 2015

Review 100min Genre:    Comedy, Action Director: Etan Cohen Cast:      Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Craig T. Nelson …and more Writers:  Jay Martel , Ian Roberts , Adam McKay …and more Will Ferrell stars as pampered millionaire James King convicted of hard jail time for fraud who through prejudice hires a young black man Darnell (Kevin Hart) […]

Mortdecai (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 23, 2015

106min Genre:    Comedy, Action Director:  David Koepp Cast:       Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor…and more Writers :  Eric Aronson, Kyril Bonfiglioli Johnny Depp stars alongside an all-star cast as eccentric English Aristocrat and art dealer Charlie Mortdecai, recruited by the British government to recover a priceless painting stolen by criminals to fund international terrorism in […]

The Interview (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on January 6, 2015

112min Genre:     Comedy, Action Directors: Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen Cast:       James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park …and more Writers:   Dan Sterling , Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen James Franco and Seth Rogen star as presenter and producer of a typically trashy celebrity tabloid show who are invited to North Korea for an interview […]

The Monuments Men (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on March 20, 2014

118min Genre:    War, Drama, Comedy, Fact Based Director: George Clooney Cast: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett…more Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter  The 12A Rating for this film suggests that you should not expect a particularly gritty or profound film despite being set in World War II and […]