Fences

Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson Director: Denzel Washington Running Time: 133 mins Synopsis: Pittsburgh sanitation worker Troy (Washington) once dreamed of Major League baseball stardom, but his age counted against him. Trying to be a good husband and father, he finds his failure to attain glory eating at him, and makes a decision…

Get Out

Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Alison Williams, Catherine Keener Director: Jordan Peele Running Time: 104 mins Synopsis: Chris (Kaluuya) and Rose (Williams) have reached the dating milestone of meeting the parents. Nervous over whether her parents will find his skin colour an issue are put to the wayside thanks to their accommodating ways. But some increasingly disturbing discoveries…

A Cure for Wellness

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Jason Issacs, Mia Goth Director: Gore Verbinski Running Time: 146 mins Synopsis: Ambitious young executive Lockhart (DeHaan) is sent to retrieve his missing CEO from a health clinic in the Swiss Alps, but what he finds there is mysterious doctors, odd patients and a helluva lot of eels! You cannot fault A…

Fist Fight

Starring: Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Jillian Bell Director: Richie Keen Running Time: 91 mins Synopsis: Weak willed pushover teacher Andy Campbell (Day) is facing the last day of school term with the potential of losing his job due to staff cutbacks. Seeing an opportunity to save his skin, he gets fellow teacher Ron Strickland (Cube)…

Logan

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen Director: James Mangold Running Time: 137 mins Synopsis: The year is 2029 and no new mutant has been born in 25 years. Hiding out in the desert near El Paso is a weary battle scarred Wolverine (Jackman). Unable to heal as well and in a constant alcohol induced…

John Wick: Chapter Two

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Common Director: Chad Stahelski Running Time: 122 mins Synopsis: Former super-assassin John Wick (Reeves) attempts to retire into civilian life once more after the violent events of the first film, but when Italian gangster Santino D’Antonio shows up to make John pay up for past favours, he must once more…

Toni Erdmann

Starring: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Huller, Ingrid Bisu Director: Maren Ade Running Time: 164 mins Synopsis: High-flying business consultant Ines (Huller) never finds the time to see her estranged father Winfried (Simonischek), so he decides to drop in on her unannounced just as she attempts to clinch an important deal. Although the method he chooses in…

Prevenge

Starring: Alice Lowe, Kate Dickie, Jo Hartley Director: Alice Lowe Running Time: 87 mins Synopsis: Ruth is heavily pregnant, and alone due to the loss of her boyfriend in a climbing accident. Rising hormones and parental anxiety start to manifest itself in odd ways as her unborn baby begins to talk to her, and subsequently…

Loving

Starring: Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton, Michael Shannon Director: Jeff Nichols Running Time: 127 mins Synopsis: The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an intimate close knit couple, who face persecution and an uphill battle against the authorities in 1950s America for one simple reason. Richard is a white man and Mildred is a black…

Hidden Figures

Starring: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae Director: Theodore Melfi Running Time: 127 mins Synopsis: Telling the untold true story of three coloured women working for NASA in the 60s, each of them responsible for helping to get a man into space, all whilst dealing with the oppressive sexism and racism of the time….