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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 […]

The Shape of Water (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on February 1, 2018

Review 123min Genre:       Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance Director:    Guillermo del Toro Cast:         Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer…and more Writers:     Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor -Synopsis- A ‘Beauty & the Beast’ style fairy-tale about oppression and boundless love set at the height of cold war paranoia in the early 1960’s, when a mute cleaner […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blade of the Immortal (2017) (Japanese Language)

Posted by Gui on October 14, 2017

Review 140min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Drama Director:  Takashi Miike Cast:       Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, Sôta Fukushi…and more Writers:   Hiroaki Samura and Tetsuya Oishi -Synopsis- In the hope of regaining his soul and finally achieving inner peace, a skilled but cursed and cranky immortal Samurai agrees to help a young girl avenge her parents, murdered by […]

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 […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

Posted by Gui on September 22, 2017

Review 141min Genre:       Action, Adventure, Comedy Director:    Matthew Vaughn Cast:         Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore…and more Writers:     Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Mark Millar… and more -Synopsis- After being virtually wiped out by a shadowy organisation, ‘Eggsy’ and the remnants of ‘Kingsman’ join forces with the talented and well-funded folks at their brash American counterpart […]

The Dark Tower (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 21, 2017

Review 95min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Nikolaj Arcel Cast:       Tom Taylor, Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey…and more Writers:   Stephen King, Akiva Goldsman, Nikolaj Arcel… and more -Synopsis- When troubled New York teen ‘Jake’ discovers that his nightmares of a distant dying world are in fact premonitions, he travels to a parallel dimension and meets ‘The […]

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 […]

War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 17, 2017

Review 140min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi Director:  Matt Reeves Cast:       Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Amiah Miller…and more Writers:   Mark Bomback, Matt Reeves, Rick Jaffa… and more -Synopsis- After the devastation suffered by both sides in ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’, Caesar is torn between a duty to lead his nation of super-apes […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Posted by Gui on July 6, 2017

Review 133min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure Director:  Jon Watts Cast:       Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Michael Keaton…and more Writers:   Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon Watts… and more -Synopsis- After entering the superhero fray during the ‘Avengers’ family quarrel, ‘Peter Parker’ struggles to balance his powers with new-found responsibility while navigating the treacherous waters of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wonder Woman (2017)

Posted by Gui on June 2, 2017

Review 141min Genre:      Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Patty Jenkins Cast:        Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen… and more Writers:    Allan Heinberg, Zack Snyder, Jason Fuchs… and more -Synopsis- Gal Gadot further sets the ‘DC Extended Universe’ in motion with the origin story of ‘Diana Prince’; an Amazonian warrior princess and demigoddess, whose encounter with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Logan (2017)

Posted by Gui on March 4, 2017

Review 137min Genre:       Comic-Book, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi Director:    James Mangold Cast:         Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen…and more Writers:     James Mangold , Scott Frank and Michael Green -Synopsis- In a bleak future where mutant-kind is almost extinct and a shadowy organisation led by a ruthless individual threatens what’s left; a fading ‘Professor’ X must […]

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

Posted by Gui on February 8, 2017

Review 103min Genre:      Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Comic-book, Family Director:   Chris McKay Cast:        Will Arnett, Rosario Dawson, Zach Galifianakis…and more Writers:    Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers… more -Synopsis- Basking in his glory of the saviour of Gotham City, ‘Bruce Wayne’ is faced with his greatest challenge yet… change. Now saddled with new responsibilities and facing […]

Assassin’s Creed (2016)

Posted by Gui on January 8, 2017

Review 115min Genre:       Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:    Justin Kurzel Cast:         Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons…and more Writers:     Michael Lesslie, Adam Cooper and Bill Collage -Synopsis- Michael Fassbender stars as dangerous criminal “Callum Lynch”; co-opted by a powerful and advanced organisation to unlock the memories of his deadly ancient Assassin ancestors, becoming an unwitting player […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Posted by Gui on December 29, 2016

Review 133min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Gareth Edwards Cast:       Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn…and more Writers:   Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy, John Knoll… and more -Synopsis- The first of the Disney era Star Wars “Anthology” films and a spinoff/prequel to the beloved series in a galaxy far, far away; set before the events of […]

Moana (2016)

Posted by Gui on December 2, 2016

Review 103min Genre:      Family, Animation, Adventure Director:   Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker… and more Cast:        Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Temuera Morrison…more Writers:    Jared Bush, Ron Clements, Don Hall… and more -Synopsis- Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and newcomer Auli’i Cravalho star in Disney’s animated Polynesian adventure following the exploits of a bold precocious teenager and […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Posted by Gui on November 19, 2016

Review 133min Genre:     Family, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  David Yates Cast:       Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell…and more Writer:    J.K. Rowling -Synopsis- Inspired by her 2001 book of the same name, J.K. Rowling  turns screenwriter in this spinoff/prequel to the iconic ‘Harry Potter’ books & films; following the fortunes of “magizoologist” and former Hogwarts student “Newt […]

Doctor Strange (2016)

Posted by Gui on October 26, 2016

Review 115min Genre:     Comic-book, Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director:  Scott Derrickson Cast:       Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen…more Writers:   Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill -Synopsis- After an accident ends his high-flying medical career; a egotistical self-styled surgeon sets out on a globe-trotting journey of healing and discovery, only to find hidden dimensions of magic […]

Swiss Army Man (2016)

Posted by Gui on October 2, 2016

Review 97min Genre:      Adventure, Comedy, Drama Director:   Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert Cast:        Paul Dano, Daniel Radcliffe, Mary Elizabeth Winstead…more Writers:    Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert -Synopsis- A desperate man stranded on a deserted island finds solace in the company of a flatulent dead body which washes up on the shore; but this multi-purpose corpse […]

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 18, 2016

Review 101min Genre:     Adventure, Comedy, Drama Director:  Taika Waititi Cast:       Julian Dennison, Sam Neill, Rima Te Wiata…and more Writers:   Taika Waititi and Barry Crump -Synopsis- A troubled young orphan funds stability with a rural couple, only to be threatened with a return to foster care when tragedy strikes; but this rebellious young “gangsta” has his […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Posted by Gui on August 13, 2016

Review 102min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Director:   David Lowery Cast:        Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford…more Writers:    David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks, Malcolm Marmorstein…more -Synopsis- Disney’s 21st century re-imagining of its own classic family film recounting the story of “Pete”; a young orphan boy who’s thrown back into civilisation after living wild in a […]

Finding Dory (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 30, 2016

Review 97min Genre:       Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Directors:   Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane Cast:         Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill…and more Writers:     Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane, Victoria Strouse…more -Synopsis- One year after helping “Marlin” find his son “Nemo” and with her capricious memory jogged; our favourite forgetful blue tang embarks on her own ocean-spanning adventure to […]

The BFG (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 23, 2016

Review 117min Genre:      Family, Adventure, Fantasy Director:   Steven Spielberg Cast:        Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton…and more Writers:    Melissa Mathison and Roald Dahl… and more -Synopsis- An English orphan girl forms an unlikely bond with a friendly outcast giant who refuses to eat people like the rest of his kind, together they embark on a […]

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 22, 2016

Review 122min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Sci-fi Director:  Justin Lin Cast:       Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Idris Elba…and more Writers:   Simon Pegg, Doug Jung, Roberto Orci… and more -Synopsis- After a rescue mission goes awry; the scattered crew of the USS Enterprise are plunged into a fight for survival against a brutal foe who’s hell bent on […]

The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

Posted by Gui on July 7, 2016

Review 110min Genre:     Action, Adventure Director:  David Yates Cast:       Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz…more Writers:   Adam Cozadl , Craig Brewer and Edgar Rice Burroughs -Synopsis- After years of living as “Lord Greystoke” in late 19th century England; “Tarzan” is manipulated into returning to his wild jungle roots only to find himself at the centre […]

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 Secret Life of Pets (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 23, 2016

Review 91min Genre:       Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family Directors:   Chris Renaud, Yarrow Cheney Cast:         Louis C.K., Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart…and more Writers:     Ken Daurio, Brian Lynch, Cinco Paul… and more -Synopsis- In a film about what your pets get up to when you’re not around; a newly mismatched pair of city dogs are thrown into […]

Gods of Egypt (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 17, 2016

Review 127min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance Director:  Alex Proyas Cast:       Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites…more Writers:   Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless -Synopsis- A fragile peace is shattered when a princely God and would-be-king is betrayed by his ruthless and powerful uncle. Now exiled, he will need the help of an acrobatic mortal thief […]

Tale of Tales (2015)

Posted by Gui on June 16, 2016

Review 134min Genre:      Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Director:   Matteo Garrone Cast:        Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones…and more Writers:    Giambattista Basile, Ugo Chiti, Matteo Garrone… and more -Synopsis- Italian director Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah, Reality) brings us a dark surrealist fantasy tale focused on the intertwining lives of three neighbouring European kingdoms and their obsessive Monarchs; based […]

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 […]