Solo: A Star Wars Story

The younger years of notorious pilot Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) as he finds friendship with Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and Lando (Donald Glover) are played out against a crime story encompassing some of the legendary moments in the characters life. Disney’s second standalone Star Wars story had an even more troubled production than Rogue One with … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story

Advertisements

I Feel Pretty

Renee (Amy Schumer) dreams of being pretty and working at the 5th Avenue office of her favourite make up brand Lily LeClaire. When a spin class accident magically makes her feel transformed into a beautiful woman her new found confidence opens doors for her. I Feel Pretty has two faults that make it hard to … Continue reading I Feel Pretty

Deadpool 2

Deadpool returns to offer us the alternative superhero movie of the year. Ultra violent, expletive laden and seriously funny. The plot sees part cyborg mutant Cable (Josh Brolin taking a break from finding Infinity stones) travelling back in time to kill the mutant who killed his family. But even Deadpool doesn’t think it’s right to … Continue reading Deadpool 2

Tully

Marlo (Charlize Theron) is expecting her third child and struggling with the daily juggle of family life. When her rich brother suggests a night nanny as a gift she is initially sceptical, but finds Tully (Mackenzie Davis) to be a free spirit that gives her a revelatory new lease of life. My initial thoughts in … Continue reading Tully

Rampage

When a gorilla, a wolf and an alligator/crocodile get infected with a pathogen they increase in size, strength and rage and head to Chicago to climb some buildings. Of course this game turned film has an absolutely bonkers storyline but thanks to Dwayne Johnson’s charisma and some odd moments it’s actually quite good fun. Starting … Continue reading Rampage

Beast

Beast is an intriguing and unsettling blend of horror, drama and crime story by debut Writer/Director Michael Pierce. Set on Jersey whilst a serial killer of young girls is on the loose he creates a very real sense of isolation and ambiguity. Moll (Jessie Buckley) has just turned 27 and when we first meet her … Continue reading Beast

Ghost Stories

Professor Goodman (Andy Nyman) debunks the paranormal for a living. When he is given three unexplainable cases he investigates incidents involving a night watchman (Paul Whitehouse), a teenage boy (Alex Lawther) and a businessman (Martin Freeman). Ghost Stories is based on a theatre production created by Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson who write and direct … Continue reading Ghost Stories