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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...
BladeRunner2049
5.0Masterful

Blade Runner 2049

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (UK|USA|Canada/15A/163 mins) Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Dave Bautista. THE PLOT: Los Angeles...
Home-Again
1.0Dull and vapid

Home Again

HOME AGAIN (USA/12A/97mins) Directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Nat Wolff, Candice Bergen, Pico Alexander. THE PLOT: After her film director father dies and leaves her ...
GoodbyeChristopherRobin
2.0Stiff and twee

Goodbye Christopher Robin

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN (UK/PG/107 mins)Directed by Simon Curtis. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald, Will Tilston, Alex Lawther, Stephen Campbell Moore. THE PLOT: Alan Milne (Domhnall...
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...