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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 […]

The Florida Project (2017)- BFI London Film Festival 2017

Posted by Gui on November 1, 2017

Review 111min Genre:       Drama Director:    Sean Baker Cast:         Brooklynn Prince, Bria Vinaite, Willem Dafoe…and more Writers:     Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch -Synopsis- A gritty yet comical tale of brazen behaviour and childlike innocence, set the in the seedy live-in motels in the shadow of the Disney Empire and seen through the eyes of an adorably […]

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 […]

Indie Spotlight- Moon Dogs

Posted by Gui on September 6, 2017

In an ongoing effort to help aspiring filmmakers and promote independent films, particularly those struggling with distribution and releases, we periodically feature films in our ‘Indie Spotlight’ series for your consideration. Moon Dogs (2017) 93min Genre:     Comedy, Drama Director:  Philip John Cast:       Jack Parry-Jones, Christy O’Donnell, Tara Lee…and more Writers:   Derek Boyle and Raymond Friel […]

American Made (2017)

Posted by Gui on August 29, 2017

Review 115min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Doug Liman Cast:         Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright…and more Writer:      Gary Spinelli -Synopsis- Doug Liman (Swingers, The Bourne Identity) directs and Tom Cruise stars in a biographical drama based on the life of the infamous Barry Seal; an American pilot and CIA stooge turned Colombian drug cartel […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’. […]

American Honey (2016)- BFI London Film Festival 2016

Posted by Gui on October 8, 2016

163min Genre:       Drama Director:    Andrea Arnold Cast:         Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough…and more Writer:      Andrea Arnold -Synopsis- 18-year-old Southern girl “Star” seems destined for a life of struggle in the poverty-stricken American heartland, when a chance encounter turns into a new life on the road with a ragtag group of youngsters, becoming the newest […]

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 Infiltrator (2016)

Posted by Gui on September 17, 2016

Review 127min Genre:       Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director:    Brad Furman Cast:         Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger…and more Writers:     Robert Mazur and Ellen Sue Brown -Synopsis- Crime drama set around Miami during the 1980s Reagan “War-on-Drugs” and based on a true story, starring Bryan Cranston as a U.S. government agent who goes undercover to break Colombian […]

Indie Spotlight- God Forgive Us

Posted by Gui on September 1, 2016

In an ongoing effort to help aspiring filmmakers and promote independent films, particularly those struggling with distribution and releases, we periodically feature films in our “Indie Spotlight” series for your consideration. God Forgive Us (2014) (English Language) 90min Country:   USA Genre:      Drama Director:   Michael Bachochin Cast:        Lindsay Rathert, Matthew Urban, James R. Doherty…more Writer:     Michael […]

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 […]

The Nice Guys (2016)

Posted by Gui on June 1, 2016

Review 116min Genre:        Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery Director:     Shane Black Cast:          Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Angourie Rice…and more Writers:      Shane Black and Anthony Bagarozzi -Synopsis- In late 1970s Los Angeles; a sleazy private investigator and a gruff enforcer team up on a mysterious missing persons case, only to get caught up in a dangerous criminal […]

Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)

Posted by Gui on May 14, 2016

Review 117min Genre:      Comedy Director:   Richard Linklater Cast:        Blake Jenner, Glen Powell, Zoey Deutch…and more Writer:     Richard Linklater -Synopsis- Writer/director Richard Linklater gives the early 1980s American college experience his ‘Dazed and Confused’ treatment in this free-spirited coming-of-age college comedy, following the fortunes of baseball-playing frat boys as they navigate the perilous waters of college […]

Suburra (2015) (Italian Language)

Posted by Gui on May 12, 2016

Review 130min Genre:      Crime, Drama Director:   Stefano Sollima Cast:        Pierfrancesco Favino, Greta Scarano, Alessandro Borghi…more Writers:    Giancarlo De Cataldo, Carlo Bonini, Stefano Rulli… and more -Synopsis- In recession-hit politically unstable 2011 Italy; the worlds of politicians, crime families and the Catholic church collide as the dream of building a “Las Vegas” on the shores of […]

Miles Ahead (2016)

Posted by Gui on April 23, 2016

Review 100min Genre:      Fact-based, Drama Director:   Don Cheadle Cast:        Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi…and more Writers:    Steven Baigelman, Don Cheadle, Stephen J. Rivele… more -Synopsis- Don Cheadle writes, directs and stars in his unique cinematic portrait of jazz trumpeter and music giant Miles Davis, a stylized biographical drama about a difficult and complicated genius […]

The Night Before (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on December 12, 2015

Review 101min Genre:      Comedy Director:   Jonathan Levine Cast:        Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie…more Writer:     Jonathan Levine, Evan Goldberg , Kyle Hunter … and more -Synopsis- As obligations mount up and “maturity” beckons, three thirtysomething New York friends bring a decade old Christmas partying tradition to an end with a drug & sex-fuelled quest to […]

Tangerine (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on November 11, 2015

Review 88min Genre:      Comedy, Drama Director:   Sean Baker Cast:        Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian…and more Writers:    Sean Baker and Chris Bergoch -Synopsis- A feisty transgender prostitute, aided by her close co-worker friend, goes on an emotional rampage across the gritty streets of Los Angeles as she hunts down her cheating pimp boyfriend and […]

The Program (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 16, 2015

Review 103min Genre:     Fact-based, Drama, Sport Director:  Stephen Frears Cast:       Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Jesse Plemons…and more Writers:   John Hodge, David Walsh Biographical drama from British director Stephen Frears (The Queen, High Fidelity) about the rise and spectacular fall of cancer survivor, 7-time Tour de France winning cyclist and disgraced drugs cheat Lance Armstrong, chronicling […]

Sicario (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 25, 2015

Review 121min Genre:    Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller Director: Denis Villeneuve Cast:      Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin…and more Writer:   Taylor Sheridan Emily Blunt stars as an ambitious FBI agent whose moral compass is challenged by a complex US government operation to fight the escalating so-called “war on drugs”, as legal and moral lines are […]

Dope (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on September 3, 2015

Review 103min Genre:      Comedy, Drama Director:   Rick Famuyiwa Cast:        Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons…and more Writer:      Rick Famuyiwa A trio of high-school geeks trying to survive on the streets and “hoods” of southern Los Angeles get caught in a web of drug and gang activity after a chance encounter at a party, as they […]

Ted 2 (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 8, 2015

Review 115min Genre:    Comedy Director: Seth MacFarlane Cast:      Seth MacFarlane, Mark Wahlberg, Amanda Seyfried…and more Writers:  Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild In a sequel to the surprise comedy hit of 2012 about a sentient foul-mouthed teddy bear, with his new marriage on the rocks a baby seems like the perfect solution but Ted […]

10 of the Best: Drug-Fuelled Movie Moments (Warning: Adult Content +18)

Posted by Gui on July 5, 2015

Week 1 July 2015 Just say no!, what are the most shocking and memorable movie scenes involving drugs, even though we don’t encourage drug abuse, here’s our selection for the best drug-fuelled movie moments. Let us know what you think by liking and commenting and please subscribe for more weekly videos, you can follow us […]

Amy (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on July 3, 2015

Review 128min Genre:    Documentary, Fact-based Director: Asif Kapadia Cast:      Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Tony Bennett…and more From the team that gave us the unforgettable ‘Senna‘ comes a gripping and candid look at the remarkable and ultimately tragic life of British singer Amy Winehouse, featuring rarely seen home video as well as archive footage and paparazzi […]

Cake (2014) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 20, 2015

Review 102min Genre:    Drama Director: Daniel Barnz Cast:      Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza, Sam Worthington…and more Writer:   Patrick Tobin Jennifer Aniston stars as a callous and cynical woman struggling with the devastating physical and emotional effects of a horrific accident, an encounter at a support group sparks a fascination with a woman who commits suicide and […]

Requiem for a Dream (2000) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on February 5, 2015

Review & Recommendation 102min Genre:     Drama Director:  Darren Aronofsky Cast:       Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly…and more Writers:   Darren Aronofsky & Hubert Selby Jr. The life of a humble young New Yorker, his friends and mother are thrown into chaos by drug-abuse as they continue down an increasingly dark path in this gritty drama from […]