Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

Starring: Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Kaya Scodelario Directors: Joachim Ronning, Espen Sandberg Running Time: 129 mins Synopsis: Once again bumbling drunkard Capt. Jack Sparrow is thrust into an adventure to save his own skin when feared Pirate hunter Captain Salazar returns from the dead to exact his revenge after Jack cursed him. To save himself…

Baywatch

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario Director: Seth Gordon Running Time: 116 mins Synopsis: An elite team of lifeguards patrol the beaches of the Bay led by the militaristic Mitch Buchannon (Johnson). However he is forced to recruit arrogant party animal Matt Brody (Efron) who causes friction within the team. There is no time…

Colossal

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens Director: Nacho Vigalondo Running Time: 109 mins Synopsis: Gloria (Hathaway) is having a bit of a crisis. Out of work and drinking heavily, enough to cause her boyfriend Tim (Stevens) to kick her out. She returns to her hometown in order to get her life in order but…

Snatched

Starring: Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack Director: Jonathan Levine Running Time: 90 mins Synopsis: Dumped by her boyfriend just days before a (non-refundable) holiday for two in Ecuador, Emily (Schumer) is left with no choice but to take her smothering mother Linda (Hawn). Attempting to enjoy it despite Linda’s incessant fear of literally everything,…

Miss Sloane

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Alison Pill Director: John Madden Running Time: 132 mins Synopsis: Infamously ferocious US lobbyist Elizabeth Sloane (Chastain) surprises all on the hill when she switches sides and seeks to get a new gun bill passed that will see stricter background checks on gun buyers. Up against the might of the…

Alien: Covenant

Starring: Katherine Waterston, Michael Fassbender, Billy Crudup Director: Ridley Scott Running Time: 122 mins Synopsis: 10 years after the ill-fated journey of the Prometheus, the spaceship Covenant is on a 7 year trip to a new planet in the hopes of starting a new colony. The 15 members of the crew, all couples, are awoken…

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Starring: Charlie Hunman, Jude Law, Eric Bana Director: Guy Ritchie Running Time: 126 mins Synopsis: After the death of his father, young Arthur’s power hungry uncle Vortigern (Law) seizes control of the kingdom. Raised on the streets and brothels of Londonium, a now grown up Arthur (Hunman) has to face his destiny when the fabled…

Mindhorn

Starring: Julian Barratt, Simon Farnaby, Essie Davis Director: Sean Foley Running Time: 89 mins Synopsis: Richard Thorncroft was once a renowned actor for his long running part as the TV detective Mindhorn. Alas 25 years later and he has fallen into disarray. However when a serial killer strikes the location of the old show and…

New trailer for Dunkirk is a ticking time bomb of goosebumps!

Anyone who knows me will know that I rate Christopher Nolan as one of the finest filmmakers working today. I’d put him alongside Fincher, Scott, Spielberg and Scorsese as a director who, despite a few flaws here and there, always conjures up films of confidence, scale and grandeur. Not seen behind the camera since the…

The Promise

Starring: Oscar Issac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale Director: Terry George Running Time: 135 mins Synopsis: Armenian medical student Mikeal (Issac) travels to Constantinople to study just as the First World War is beginning. There he meets the beautiful Ana (Le Bon) whom he falls for, unfortunately she is in a relationship with the American photojournalist…