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Kingsman
3.0Jolly Good

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE (UK | USA/16/141mins) Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Starring Taron Edgerton, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Channing Tatum. THE PLOT: The Kingsman gentleman spy agency ...
Mother Intro
4.0Oh mother!

MOTHER

MOTHER! (USA, 18, 121 mins) Directed by Darren Aronofsky. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Pfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson, Brian Gleeson. THE PLOT: A man known only as Him (Javier Ba...
AmericanAssassin
3.5full throttle

American Assassin

AMERICAN ASSASSIN (USA/18/112 mins) Directed by Michael Cuesta. Starring Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch, Sanaa Lathan, David Suchet. THE PLOT: Young American Mitch (Dylan O’Brien) is on holidays...
IT
4.0Terrorific

It

IT (USA/16/134 mins) Directed by Andy Muschietti. Starring Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Jack Dylan Grazer, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Chosen Jacobs. THE PLOT: Summer, 1...
The Work
4.0Electrifying

The Work

THE WORK (USA/Club/89 mins) Directed by Gethin Aldous, Jairus McLeary. THE PLOT: Folsom maximum security prison, California. Many of the male prisoners there are serving long terms and beyond-life sentences f...
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4.0A Keeper

The Drummer and the Keeper

THE DRUMMER AND THE KEEPER (Ireland/15A/94 mins) Directed by Nick Kelly. Starring Dermot Murphy, Jacob McCarthy, Charlie Kelly, Peter Coonan. THE PLOT: We first meet the troubled Gabriel (Dermot Murphy) as he...
windriver
4.5Rock Solid

WIND RIVER (UK / Canada / USA/16/107 mins) Directed by Taylor Sheridan. Starring Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene, Gil Birmingham, Jon Bernthal. THE PLOT: On the snowy Wind River Indian Reserva...
PattiCakes
4.0American Rap-sody

Patti Cake$

PATTI CAKE$ (USA/15A/109 mins) Directed by Geremy Jasper. Starring Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddarth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie, Cathy Moriarty. THE PLOT: Patricia (Danielle Macdonald) is an overwe...
LoganLucky
4.0Good Luck!

Logan Lucky

THE PLOT The Logan’s are a blue-collar family from the hills of West Virginia, and their clan has been famous for its bad luck for nearly 90 years. But the conniving Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) decides it’s t...
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3.5Commendable

Detroit

DETROIT (USA/15A/143 mins) Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Starring John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Anthony Mackie. THE PLOT: Detroit, 1967. The city is on fire...
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3.0American Lite

American Made

AMERICAN MADE (USA/15A/115 mins) Directed by Doug Liman. Starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Caleb Landry Jones, Jesse Plemons. THE PLOT: Civilian aircraft pilot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) has a...
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4.0A justified sequel

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER (USA/PG/98 mins) Directed by Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk. Starring Al Gore. THE PLOT: A decade after his ground-breaking documentary 'An Inconvenient Truth', former Vice Pr...
Hitman's Bodyguard
3.0Off-target

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD (USA/16/118 mins) Directed by Patrick Hughes. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Elodie Yung, Salma Hayek, Richard E. Grant. THE PLOT: Executive protection agent Mi...
FinalPortrait
3.0Slight but engaging

Final Portrait

FINAL PORTRAIT (UK/Club/90 mins) Directed by Stanley Tucci. Starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy, Tony Shalhoub, Sylvie Testud. THE PLOT: Paris, 1964. Acclaimed Swiss-Italian painter and sculp...
Atomic Blonde
2.0An atomic bomb

Atomic Blonde

ATOMIC BLONDE (Germany | Sweden | USA/16a/115mins) Directed by David Leitch. Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella. THE PLOT: In the few days remaining before the ...
Maudie

Reviews – New movies opening August 4th 2017

MAUDIE (Ireland|Canada/TBC/115mins) Directed by Aialing Walsh. Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose. THE PLOT: Maud (Sally Hawkins), an arthritic young woman w...
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3.5Hawkins shines

Maudie

MAUDIE (Ireland|Canada/TBC/115mins) Directed by Aisling Walsh. Starring Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose. THE PLOT: Maud (Sally Hawkins), an arthritic young woman w...
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4.0Gripping

Land of Mine

LAND OF MINE (Denmark|Germany/15A/101 mins) Directed by Martin Zandvliet. Starring Roland Moller, Louis Hofmann, Oskar Belton, Emil Belton. THE PLOT: The Danish coastline, May 1945. After five years of occupa...
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3.5Needs more bite

47 Metres Down

47 METRES DOWN (UK / USA / Dominican Republic/15A/89 mins) Directed by Johannes Roberts. Starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Chris Johnson, Matthew Modine. THE PLOT: Nursing a broken heart, Lisa (Mandy Moore) ...
Big Sick
4.0bittersweet delight

The Big Sick

THE BIG SICK (USA/15A/120 mins) Directed by Michael Showalter. Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano. THE PLOT: Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) is a stand-up comedian who moonlights as an Ube...