The Post

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Bob Odenkirk Director: Steven Spielberg Running Time: 115 mins Synopsis: Katherine Graham (Streep) has found herself as the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, The Washington Post. Under pressure from the men who surround her as she attempts to take the company public. A challenge that becomes even…

The Commuter

Starring: Liam Neeson, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Running Time: 105 mins Synopsis: Former cop turned insurance salesman Michael (Neeson) has ridden the same train to and from work for 10 years, getting to know the regulars of this daily commute. On one journey he is contacted by a mysterious stranger (Farmiga) who…

Darkest Hour

Starring: Gary Oldman, Stephen Dillane, Kristen Scott Thomas Director: Joe Wright Running Time: 125 mins Synopsis: May 1940, Britain faces its darkest moment. Germany has conquered most of Western Europe with France soon set to fall and the entirety of the British Army trapped at the beaches of Dunkirk awaiting rescue. Newly appointed Prime Minister…

Coco

Starring (Voices): Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt Director: Lee Unkrich Running Time: 105 mins Synopsis: Young Miguel (Gonzalez) yearns to play music like his hero Ernesto De La Cruz (Bratt), but all music is forbidden by his family after a generations old tragedy that befell his ancestors. Desperate to prove his talent Miguel…

Downsizing

Starring: Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Hong Chau Director: Alexander Payne Running Time: 135 mins Synopsis: Norwegian scientists have developed the technology to shrink people down to 5 inches in hopes that it will save the pressures overpopulation has put on the planet. Paul (Damon) and his wife Audrey (Wiig) decide to abandon their stressful financially…

All the Money in the World

Starring: Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Christopher Plummer Director: Ridley Scott Running Time: 133 mins Synopsis: Based on the true story surrounding the kidnap of 16 year old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) in Italy during the summer of 1973. His captors demanding $17 million. The reason; his grandfather is the richest man in the…

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell Director: Martin McDonagh Running Time: 115 mins Synopsis: Several months have passed since Mildred Hayes’s (McDormand) daughter was found raped and murdered. The local police force, led by the well loved Chief Willoughby (Harrelson), have found no leads. Angry and grieving, Mildred pays for 3 controversial signs to…

Top 20 of 2017! 10-1

Happy New Year to all! To kick things off in..well maybe not style but a distracting 15mins, here are my final choices for the best films in 2017. Jeez it feels so long ago already! Narrowing these down into set numbers was a difficult one as I’d say all of these could easily be number…