Top 20 of 2017! 20-11

Another year draws to close and with it plenty to take stock of. It is has been a funny old year, socially, politically and culturally, but one rife with major upheavals. 2017 became the year of intolerance, the year where Hollywood almost collapsed under the weight of some truly shocking behaviour (RIP Kevin Spacey’s career), the…

The Greatest Showman

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams Director: Micheal Gracey Running Time: 104 mins Synopsis: Based on the life of original circus entertainer PT Barnum (Jackman) at the turn of the century. This musical charts how he turned himself from nothing into one of the greatest Showmen of all time, creating a spectacle that became…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan Director: Jake Kasdan Running Time: 115 mins Synopsis: It has been 20 years since the magical board game Jumanji unleashed a bevy of giant animals and Robin Williams upon the world. Now it has evolved into something much more modern, a video game. After stumbling upon the game…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Starring: Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver Director: Rian Johnson Running Time: 150 mins Synopsis: The First Order’s powerful weapon may have been destroyed by the Resistance but our heroes have been left scattered. Finn (John Boyega) lies in a coma after his encounter with Kylo Ren (Driver), Han Solo is dead, The New Republic…

Molly’s Game

Starring: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner Director: Aaron Sorkin Running Time: 140 mins Synopsis: The true story of Molly Bloom (Chastain), a once promising Olympic-level Skier, who ended up running one of the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker games before being swooped on by the FBI in the dead of night. A tale of…

Infinity War breaks the Internet!

I must apologise it has been awhile since I have posted anything other than a film review, finding a wonderful woman who you just want to spend all your time with will do that (forgive me for the cheese), but I had to delve into what has become a major movie event-the first footage from…