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DaddysHome2
1.0Bah Humbug!

Daddy’s Home 2

Daddy's Home 2 (USA / PG / 99 mins)  Directed by Sean Anders. Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Jon Lithgow, Linda Cardellini, John Cena.   The Plot: Having bumped heads in the previous...
Battle of the sexes
4.0Game, Set & Match

Battle of The Sexes

Battle Of The Sexes (UK / USA / 12A / 121 mins) Directed by Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris. Starring Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Elisabeth Shue, Alan Cumming....
Suburbicon
1.5Doesn't Work!

SUBURBICON

Suburbicon (UK / USA / 15A / 104 mins)  Directed by George Clooney. Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe, Glenn Fleshler, Alex Hassell. The Plot: It’s the 1950s and the idyllic town...
Justice league Small
2.5Fun But Dumb

JUSTICE LEAGUE

Justice League (USA / 12A / 120 mins)  Directed by Zack Snyder. Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Amy Adams, Ciaran Hinds. The Plot: The world is mournin...
Ingrid Goes West
4.0dark and twisted

Ingrid Goes West

INGRID GOES WEST (USA/16/98mins) Directed by Matt Spicer. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr, Wyatt Russell, Billy Magnussen. THE PLOT: When she is released from an institution after ...
Paddington2
5.0Very Tasty!

Paddington 2

PADDINGTON 2 Director : Paul King Cast : Ben Wishaw, Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville THE PLOT Following on from the successful first outing Paddington Paddington 2 sees our heroic Peruvian bear...
TheFloridaProject
4.0Child's Play

The Florida Project

THE FLORIDA PROJECT (USA / 15A / 111 mins) Directed by Sean Baker. Starring Willem Dafoe, Bria Vinaite, Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto. THE PLOT: It’s summer in Florida and 6-year-old Moonee (Brooklynn Princ...
PROFESSOR-MARSTON-THE-WONDER-WOMEN
3.0Unsatisfying, but fun

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN (USA/16/109mins) Directed by Angela Robinson. Starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, Oliver Platt THE PLOT: Based on the true story of the...
murderontheorientexpress
3.5On Track

Murder On The Orient Express

Murder On The Orient Express (Malta / USA / 12A / 114 mins) Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Starring Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Willem...
Condemned
3.5Gripping

Condemned to Remember

CONDEMNED TO REMEMBER (15A/Ireland/94mins) Directed by Gerry Gregg. Starring Tomi Reichental. THE PLOT: Filmmaker Gerry Gregg focuses on Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental as he celebrates his 80th birthday i...
TheKillingofaSacredDeer
3.5Unsettling

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER (UK/Ireland / 16 / 120 mins) Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sonny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone. THE PLOT: Emin...
Breathe
4.0Touching

Breathe

BREATHE (UK/12A/117 mins) Directed by Andy Serkis. Starring Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Tom Hollander, Hugh Bonneville, Diana Rigg, Dean-Charles Chapman. THE PLOT: Former soldier Robin Cavendish (Andrew Garf...
ThorRagnarok
4.0Bright, shiny, fun

Thor: Ragnarok

THOR: RAGNAROK (USA/12A/130mins) Directed by Taika Waititi. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hiddleston, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson. THE PLOT: When Hela (Cate Blanchett), the Goddess of Deat...
HappyDeathDay
1.0All trick, no treat

Happy Death Day

HAPPY DEATH DAY (USA/15A/96 mins) Directed by Christopher Landon. Starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Charles Aitken. THE PLOT: College student Tree (Jessica Rothe) wakes up on her Birthday...
Marshall
3.0Quality Drama

Marshall

Marshall (USA/12A/118 mins) Directed by Reginald Hudlin. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell. THE VERDICT: Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) wo...
DeathofStalin
4.0Darkly amusing

The Death of Stalin

THE DEATH OF STALIN (France|UK/15A/106 mins) Directed by Armando Iannucci. Starring Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Simon Russell Beale, Jason Isaacs, Michael Palin, Paddy Considine, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Ku...
TheSnowman2
3.5Chilly Thrills

The Snowman

THE SNOWMAN (UK / Sweden / USA/15A/119 mins) Directed by Tomas Alfredson. Starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, J.K. Simmons, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chloe Sevigny, Toby Jones, Val Kilmer. THE PLOT: It...
lovingvincent
4.0A Unique Tribute

Loving Vincent

LOVING VINCENT (UK / Poland, 12A, 94 mins) Directed by Hugh Welchman, Dorota Kobiela. Starring Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan, Chris O'Dowd, Aidan Turner, Jerome Flynn. THE PLOT: France, 1891. Armand (Douglas B...
theritual
3.0Creepy

The Ritual

THE RITUAL (UK/16/94 mins) Directed by David Bruckner. Starring Rafe Spall, Robert James-Collier, Arsher Ali, Sam Troughton. THE PLOT: Luke (Rafe Spall) is wracked with guilt after not intervening when his ...
LEGONinjago
3.0Almost Awesome

The Lego Ninjago Movie

The Lego Ninjago Movie (USA / Denmark, G, 101 mins) Directed by Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, Bob Logan. Starring Dave Franco, Justin Theroux, Jackie Chan, Fred Armisen, Michael Pena, Kumail Janjiani, Olivia Mu...