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Black Panther (2018)

Posted by Gui on February 13, 2018

Review 134min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure Director:  Ryan Coogler Cast:       Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan…and more Writers:   Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole -Synopsis- Fresh from returning home after the events of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ as king of the powerful and advanced but mysterious and secretive African nation of ‘Wakanda’, ‘T’Challa’ faces […]

Last Flag Flying (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on January 22, 2018

Review 125min Genre:       Comedy, Drama Director:    Richard Linklater Cast:         Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne…and more Writers:     Richard Linklater and Darryl Ponicsan -Synopsis- A Vietnam veteran enlists the help of his estranged soldier buddies to bury his fallen Marine son, embarking on a road trip which will force them to reflect on a changing world […]

Hostiles (2017)

Posted by Gui on January 5, 2018

Review 133min Genre:       Drama, Western Director:    Scott Cooper Cast:         Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi…and more Writers:     Scott Cooper and Donald E. Stewart -Synopsis- In the post civil war 19th century American frontier, a respected and bigoted army captain and his unit reluctantly escort a tribal chief and his family home to Montana, a dangerous […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

Posted by Gui on December 29, 2017

Review 152min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-fi Director:  Rian Johnson Cast:       Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver… and more Writers:   Rian Johnson and George Lucas -Synopsis- After the events of ‘The Force Awakens’, The Resistance struggles to hold back a resurgent First Order as Rey begins her training with Luke Skywalker, setting in motion events […]

Stronger (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on December 1, 2017

Review 119min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama Director:    David Gordon Green Cast:         Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson…more Writers:     John Pollono, Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter -Synopsis- Caught up in the devastation of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, a young man struggles to physically and emotionally recover from his ordeal while becoming an unsuspecting symbol of […]

The Disaster Artist (2017)

Posted by Gui on November 30, 2017

Review 103min Genre:       Fact-based, Comedy, Drama Director:    James Franco Cast:         James Franco, Dave Franco, Alison Brie…and more Writers:     Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber and Greg Sestero -Synopsis- When an aspiring young actor meets an older mysterious wannabe thespian, they join forces and head to tinseltown to follow their dreams of stardom, but when Hollywood rejection […]

Battle of the Sexes (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on November 20, 2017

Review 121min Genre:     Fact-based, Comedy, Drama Director:  Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris Cast:       Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough…and more Writer:    Simon Beaufoy -Synopsis- A light-hearted story of the struggle for equal rights in professional tennis, set against the backdrop of the media circus surrounding the exhibition match between legendary women’s world number one Billie […]

Good Time (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on November 16, 2017

Review 101min Genre:       Crime, Drama, Thriller Directors:   Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie Cast:         Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Buddy Duress…and more Writers:     Ronald Bronstein and Josh Safdie -Synopsis- When an ill-conceived heist goes wrong and his mentally challenged bother is captured, a young New York street criminal plunges into a tense and unpredictable night of […]

Ingrid Goes West (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on November 13, 2017

Review 98min Genre:       Comedy, Drama Director:    Matt Spicer Cast:         Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O’Shea Jackson Jr.…and more Writers:     David Branson Smith and Matt Spicer -Synopsis- A troubled young lady follows her social media obsession West to L.A. where she strategically inserts herself into the life of her lifestyle ‘guru’ idol and unsuspecting Instagram star, creating […]

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Posted by Gui on October 28, 2017

Review 130min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:  Taika Waititi Cast:       Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo…and more Writers:   Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost… and more -Synopsis- When Asgard is ravaged by the powerful ‘goddess of death’, the mighty ‘god of thunder’ is relegated to slave gladiator on a decadent distant planet, only to […]

Let the Corpses Tan (2017) (French Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 27, 2017

Review 92min Genre:       Crime, Thriller Directors:   Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani Cast:         Marc Barbé, Stéphane Ferrara, Bernie Bonvoisin…and more Writers:     Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani, Jean-Pierre Bastid -Synopsis- When a violent armed gang plans a heist in sunny Southern France and lifts 250 kilograms of gold, they seem to have found the […]

Sicilian Ghost Story (2017) (Italian Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 15, 2017

Review 122min Genre:       Crime, Drama, Romance Directors:   Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza Cast:         Julia Jedlikowska, Gaetano Fernandez, Sabine Timoteo…more Writers:     Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza, Marco Mancassola -Synopsis- In picturesque rural Northern Sicily, a teenage boy and son of a local Mafia boss-turned-stool pigeon mysteriously disappears, only for his determined young girlfriend to defy the indifference […]

Ava (2017) (French Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 15, 2017

Review 105min Genre:       Drama, Romance Director:    Léa Mysius Cast:         Noée Abita, Juan Cano, Laure Calamy…and more Writers:     Léa Mysius and Paul Guilhaume -Synopsis- When 13-year-old loner ‘Ava’ is hit with the prospect of the impending loss of her eyesight while on a French beachside vacation with her family, the spirited teen decides to accelerate her […]

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 11, 2017

Review 110min Genre:       Comedy, Drama Director:    Noah Baumbach Cast:         Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, Ben Stiller…and more Writer:      Noah Baumbach -Synopsis- A quirky, dysfunctional and estranged New York family come together to rally around their difficult and imposing artist father at the twilight of his years, only for a series of unexpected events to dredge up […]

Loveless (2017) (Russian Language)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 10, 2017

Review 127min Genre:       Drama Director:    Andrey Zvyagintsev Cast:         Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin, Aleksey Fateev…and more Writers:     Andrey Zvyagintsev and Oleg Negin -Synopsis- A feuding self-centred couple—intent on moving on with their individual lives after their imminent divorce—are confronted by their own loveless upbringing and the neglectful treatment of their young son after he mysteriously disappears, […]

Lean on Pete (2018)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 9, 2017

Review 121min Genre:       Adventure, Drama Director:    Andrew Haigh Cast:         Charlie Plummer, Steve Buscemi, Steve Buscemi…and more Writers:     Andrew Haigh and Willy Vlautin -Synopsis- Teenager ‘Charley Thompson’ is used to living a nomadic life, moving from town-to-town in the Pacific Northwest with his grifter dad, with their latest move giving him the chance to work the […]

Breathe (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on October 6, 2017

Review 117min Genre:     Fact-based, Drama, Romance Director:  Andy Serkis Cast:       Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander…and more Writer:    William Nicholson -Synopsis- When adventurous British soul Robin Cavendish is struck down and paralysed by polio while in Africa, he relies on his loyal and determined wife Diana to not only survive but truly live, becoming a […]

Wind River (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 10, 2017

Review 107min Genre:       Crime, Drama, Mystery Director:    Taylor Sheridan Cast:         Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene…and more Writer:      Taylor Sheridan -Synopsis- A young FBI agent joins forces with a veteran local wildlife agent in a frozen and remote Wyoming Native American reservation to solve the mystery of a local girl’s murder, a case which will […]

Logan Lucky (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 25, 2017

Review 118min Genre:     Comedy, Crime Director:  Steven Soderbergh Cast:       Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig…and more Writer:    Rebecca Blunt -Synopsis- After falling on hard times, a modest southern man hatches an intricate plan to stage a heist at a major NASCAR race, co-opting his loyal unfortunate brother and spirited sister to break their so-called family […]

Detroit (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 24, 2017

Review 143min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Kathryn Bigelow Cast:         John Boyega, Algee Smith, Will Poulter…and more Writer:      Mark Boal -Synopsis- With tensions running high between the people and the authorities of Detroit in 1967, a police raid sparks an all-out uprising and borderline race riot as the disparate citizens of the city endure five […]

The Beguiled (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 18, 2017

Review 93min Genre:       Drama Director:    Sofia Coppola Cast:         Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst…and more Writers:     Thomas Cullinan, Sofia Coppola, Albert Maltz… and more -Synopsis- When the ladies & girls of an isolated all-female boarding school in the American South take in and care for an injured enemy Union soldier during the American civil war, […]

It Comes at Night (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 14, 2017

Review 91min Genre:       Horror, Mystery, Thriller Director:    Trey Edward Shults Cast:         Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Christopher Abbott…and more Writer:      Trey Edward Shults -Synopsis- With the outside world ravaged by a contagious and virulent disease, a family survives in their secure and isolated home, only to have their refuge and lives threatened when they take in […]

Okja (2017) (English & Korean Language)

Posted by Gui on June 29, 2017

Review 118min Genre:       Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi Director:    Bong Joon-Ho Cast:         Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano…and more Writers:     Bong Joon-Ho and Jon Ronson -Synopsis- Netflix’s latest original film follows the misadventures of rural South Korean teenager ‘Mija’, who embarks on a globe-trotting mission and joins forces with a seditious group to prevent a multinational corporation […]

Baby Driver (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 26, 2017

Review 113min Genre:       Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller Director:    Edgar Wright Cast:         Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey…and more Writer:      Edgar Wright -Synopsis- A gifted but damaged young getaway driver for a ruthless crime boss struggles to break the shackles of his criminal life, after becoming caught between a blossoming romance and his commitment to one […]

Slack Bay (2016) (French Language)

Posted by Gui on June 20, 2017

Review 122min Genre:       Comedy Director:    Bruno Dumont Cast:         Fabrice Luchini, Juliette Binoche, Brandon Lavieville…more Writer:      Bruno Dumont -Synopsis- In early 20th century coastal Northern France, a duo of self-styled detectives gather to investigate a spate of mysterious disappearances, which may unravel a conspiracy involving the resident eccentric aristocratic family and the ordinary local boatsmen in […]

Gifted (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 14, 2017

Review 101min Genre:      Drama Director:   Marc Webb Cast:        Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Jenny Slate… and more Writer:     Tom Flynn -Synopsis- A single man’s custody of his seven-year-old maths prodigy niece is threatened by her estranged grandmother, as he struggles to balance the immense potential of the girl with his late sister’s wish that she be […]

My Cousin Rachel (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 11, 2017

Review 106min Genre:      Drama, Mystery, Romance Director:   Roger Michell Cast:        Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen… and more Writers:    Daphne Du Maurier and Roger Michell -Synopsis- When ‘Philip’s’ wealthy cousin and guardian suspiciously dies while abroad after unexpectedly marrying their beautiful distant cousin ‘Rachel’, the young Englishman becomes caught between his suspicions of her involvement […]

Frantz (2016) (French & German Language)

Posted by Gui on May 11, 2017

Review 113min Genre:      Drama, War Director:   François Ozon Cast:        Pierre Niney, Paula Beer, Anton von Lucke…and more Writers:    François Ozon, Philippe Piazzo and Ernst Lubitsch -Synopsis- Set in 1919 during the aftermath of World War I, a grieving young German woman develops a complex relationship with a young Frenchman who mysteriously lays flowers at the […]

The Journey (2017)

Posted by Gui on May 3, 2017

Review 94min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama Director:    Nick Hamm Cast:         Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, Freddie Highmore…and more Writer:      Colin Bateman -Synopsis- A road trip drama account of the historical 2006 meeting between the two intractable figures who came to define the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland; Democratic Unionist leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Féin politico […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Posted by Gui on April 29, 2017

Review 136min Genre:       Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:    James Gunn Cast:         Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Kurt Russell…and more Writers:     James Gunn, Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning… and more -Synopsis- The Galaxy’s move beloved misfits are back!, now finding themselves celebrities after saving billions from the whims of the evil ‘Ronan’, determined to keep the Galaxy safe […]

Raw (2017) (French Language)

Posted by Gui on April 9, 2017

Review 99min Genre:     Drama, Horror Director:  Julia Ducournau Cast:       Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella…and more Writer:    Julia Ducournau -Synopsis- A young, French vegetarian veterinary student undergoes an extreme transformation after her formative and alarming college experiences, unleashing disturbing carnal proclivities and a dark penchant for flesh in this stylistic and provocative indie directorial […]

Free Fire (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 28, 2017

Review 90min Genre:       Action, Comedy, Crime Director:    Ben Wheatley Cast:         Cillian Murphy, Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley…and more Writers:     Amy Jump and Ben Wheatley -Synopsis- Writer/director Ben Wheatley’s riotous mix of comedy and violence featuring an ensemble cast and set in a Boston warehouse in the late 1970s, where an arms deal gone wrong turns into […]

The Lost City of Z (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 26, 2017

Review 141min Genre:       Fact-based, Adventure, Drama Director:    James Gray Cast:         Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson…and more Writers:     James Gray and David Grann -Synopsis- Charlie Hunnam stars in an period adventure adapted from David Grann’s book and based on the real life exploits of intrepid British early 20th century explorer Lt. Colonel Percival Fawcett—who mysteriously […]

Personal Shopper (2016)

Posted by Gui on March 21, 2017

Review 105min Genre:       Drama, Mystery Director:    Olivier Assayas Cast:         Kristen Stewart, Lars Eidinger, Sigrid Bouaziz…and more Writer:      Olivier Assayas -Synopsis- Kristen Stewart stars as a young American working in the Parisian fashion industry as a personal shopper for a high profile celebrity, whose efforts to connect with her recently deceased twin brother from the beyond […]

The Salesman (2016) (Persian Language)

Posted by Gui on March 16, 2017

Review 125min Genre:      Drama, Mystery Director:   Asghar Farhadi Cast:        Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi…and more Writer:     Asghar Farhadi -Synopsis- Writer/director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Past) recent Oscar-winning foreign language drama tells the story of the breakdown of a middle-class Iranian couple’s relationship after a mysterious and harrowing trauma, as they begin an amateur […]

Patriots Day (2017)

Posted by Gui on February 24, 2017

Review 133min Genre:       Fact-based, Drama, Thriller Director:    Peter Berg Cast:         Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Monaghan, John Goodman…more Writers:     Peter Berg, Matt Cook and Joshua Zetumer -Synopsis- Mark Wahlberg stars in a dramatisation of the 2013 terrorist attacks on the Boston marathon which killed three people and injured hundreds, and the subsequent state-wide manhunt to find the […]

The Founder (2016)

Posted by Gui on February 18, 2017

Review 115min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   John Lee Hancock Cast:        Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch…and more Writer:     Robert D. Siegel -Synopsis- A biographical drama about the humble origins of the McDonald’s walk-in burger joint and its self-declared ‘founder’ Ray Kroc, chronicling his determined and ruthless journey from milkshake machine salesman in 1950s USA […]

Moonlight (2016)

Posted by Gui on February 17, 2017

Review 111min Genre:       Drama Director:    Barry Jenkins Cast:         Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris…and more Writers:     Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney -Synopsis- Barry Jenkins writes and directs a chronicle of the life of a young gay black man in modern America, as he struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and a rough […]

Loving (2016)

Posted by Gui on January 31, 2017

Review 123min Genre:         Fact-based, Drama, Romance Director:      Jeff Nichols Cast:           Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Will Dalton…and more Writer:        Jeff Nichols -Synopsis- In late 1950s rural Virginia, Richard and Mildred Loving draw the ire of the local authorities for having the temerity to get married and live as an unassuming interracial couple. But after being charged […]

T2 Trainspotting (2017)

Posted by Gui on January 27, 2017

Review 117min Genre:     Drama Director:  Danny Boyle Cast:       Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller…and more Writers:   Irvine Welsh and John Hodge -Synopsis- Twenty years after taking the money and running, ‘Renton’ returns to Edinburgh to find a new purpose in life and try to make amends with former best mates ‘Sick Boy’ and ‘Spud’. […]