The Book of Henry

Starring: Jaeden Lieberher, Naomi Watts, Jacob Tremblay Director: Colin Trevorrow Running Time: 103 mins Synopsis: Henry (Lieberher) is an 11yr old genius wunderkind who balances school life with being the man of the house. His mother Susan (Watts) tries hard to take care of Henry and his younger brother Peter (Tremblay) but struggles with her…

Solo: A Star Wars Nightmare

Well this was unexpected! Just under a week ago word broke that the second Star Wars anthology film, currently without a title but rumoured to be Solo: A Star Wars Story, had lost its two young directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Shocking not just because they seemed a perfect fit for the wiseacre energetic…

Transformers: The Last Knight

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Laura Haddock, Anthony Hopkins Director: Michael Bay Running Time: 149 mins (yes 149 god damn minutes) Synopsis: Optimus Prime is lost in space leaving Earth under the constant threat of Transformers attacks. Still hiding out after the events of the last film Cade Yeager (Wahlberg) is sucked into a massive battle for…

Baby Driver

Starring: Ansel Elgort, Jamie Foxx, Lily James Director: Edgar Wright Running Time: 113 mins Synopsis: Baby (Elgort) is a supremely talented getaway driver, indebted to crime boss Doc (Kevin Spacey) after a past indiscretion. Focused thanks to his constant need to have music on, he goes on one last job so his debt can be…

My Cousin Rachel

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin, Iain Glen Director: Roger Michell Running Time: 106 mins Synopsis: Phillip (Claflin) is a young Englishman who worships his Cousin Ambrose. Upon learning of Ambrose’s sudden death he seeks revenge on his Cousin’s enigmatic wife Rachel (Weisz), whom he believes was responsible. Once they meet, his mood changes and he…

It Comes at Night

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough Director: Trey Edward Shults Running Time: 107 mins Synopsis: Living isolated in the wilderness after an unspecified virus has apparently decimated the planet, a family carves out a tense domestic existence. But when a desperate young family arrive at their doorstep, suspicion, fear and paranoia puts all of…

Churchill

Starring: Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, Ella Purnell Director: Jonathan Teplitzky Running Time: 98 mins Synopsis: It is June 1944 and the Allied high command are planning the largest invasion of the Second World War, D-Day. Haunted by the memories of Gallipoli in WW1 prime minister Winston Churchill stands in its way. Determined to nix the…

Gifted

Starring: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan Director: Marc Webb Running Time: 101 mins Synopsis: Frank Adler (Evans) is a single man raising his young niece Mary (Grace), who just so happens to be an intensely intelligent child prodigy. Intent on giving her a normal childhood, he enrols her at a local school. However when…

The Mummy

Starring: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe, Annabelle Wallis Director: Alex Kurtzman Running Time: 110 mins Synopsis: Nick (Cruise) uses his role as an US soldier abroad to loot precious archaeological sites. One such expedition leads to the discovery of the tomb of Ahmanet (Sofia Boutella). Unwittingly releasing her from a cursed captivity she then proceeds to…

Black Panther trailer proves Marvel still know how to keep it fresh!

In all the fanfare regarding another new iteration of Spider-Man becoming a part of the MCU thanks to an unprecedented deal between studios Marvel and Sony, and subsequently stealing the show in Captain America: Civil War, some appeared to forget that that film also introduced another big character into the universe; Black Panther! Regal, graceful…