The Zookeeper’s Wife

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Daniel Bruhl, Johan Heldenbergh Director: Niki Caro Running Time: 127 mins Synopsis: In 1939 Warsaw, Poland, husband and wife Antonina and Jan Zabinski run the city zoo. Living a charmed and quiet life amongst their prized animals, their world is turned upside down when the Nazi’s begin their invasion. Commandeering their zoo…

Their Finest

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy Director: Lone Scherfig Running Time: 117 mins Synopsis: During the height of the Blitz in London during WW2, wannabe screenwriter Catrin (Arterton) finds herself a part of the latest large scale propaganda film detailing the Dunkirk evacuation of the Allied forces. Stuck writing the ‘slop’ aka female dialogue,…

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Kurt Russell Director: James Gunn Running Time: 135 mins Synopsis: A little over two months have passed since the Guardians of the Galaxy saved the universe, and we find them on another precarious job for hire. When Rocket (Bradley Cooper) steals something valuable from their employers the Guardians become the…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi unleashes trailer heaven!

After 3 maligned prequels Star Wars had lost some of its edge amongst a lot of the die-hard community (they aren’t as bad as you remember but are immensely flawed). Disney’s $4 billion acquisition of Lucasfilm and subsequent announcement of a new trilogy of films found itself with huge pressure to not only prove Star…

Fast and Furious 8

Starring: Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron Director: F. Gary Gray Running Time: 135 mins Synopsis: Whilst enjoying his honeymoon with Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) former Underground racer turned world-saving hero Dom (Diesel) is approached by villain Cipher (Theron) and twisted into turning on his family to help her in a plan for world domination (or…

Raw

Starring: Garance Marillier, Ella Rumpf, Rabah Nait Oufella Director: Julia Ducournau Running Time: 99 mins Synopsis: Strict vegetarian Justine (Marillier) faces a series of brutal hazing rituals during her first week of Veterinarian School, involving blood, bullying and her first experience at eating meat. After this she begins to suffer a series of terrible and…

Ghost in the Shell

Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Micheal Pitt, Pilou Asbaek Director: Rupert Sanders Running Time: 109 mins Synopsis: Adapted from the popular Manga franchise, Ghost in the Shell is set in the near future and focuses on super cop Major (Johansson) who is the first of her kind. A robotic body but a human brain, she uncovers a…

The Lost City of Z

Starring: Charlie Hunman, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller Director: James Gray Running Time: 141 mins Synopsis: In the early 1900s British explorer Percy Fawcett (Hunman) journeys to the never before explored Amazon. There he encounters indigenous tribes, crippling bouts of disease and treacherous routes through the forest. He also discovers evidence of a lost civilisation. Over…