Starring: Emily Blunt, James McAvoy, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Johnny Depp, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J Blige Director: John Stevenson The garden gnomes are back, in this follow up to Gnomeo and Juliet (2011). When their owners move to London, Gnomeo (McAvoy) and Juliet (Blunt) find themselves put in charge of a new garden that needs… Continue reading Preview: Sherlock Gnomes (2018)
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins Director: Roar Uthaug Lara Croft (Vikander) refuses to live off her father's (West) money and makes her own way in the world after he goes missing on a mysterious mission. But when he has to be declared dead after 7 years, Croft uncovers the location of the island… Continue reading Tomb Raider (2018)
Starring: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Boothe Director: Juan Carlos Medina In Victorian London, a woman (Cooke) stands accused of her husband's murder, but the crime may be part of a spate of vicious killings attributed to the killer known as the Limehouse Golem. Can Detective Kildare (Nighy) clear the accused and solve the murders?… Continue reading The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Starring: Michael Caine, Britt Eckland, Ian Hendry Director: Mike Hodges Jack Carter (Caine) is a London gangster who, following the sudden and suspicious death of his brother, travels to Newcastle for the funeral and to find out what really happened. But he soon finds that there's a lot more going on than meets the eye.… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Get Carter (1971)
In the world of spies and espionage, sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re the hunter or the prey and who’s spying on who. At least, that’s how it always goes in spy movies.
This one stars Noomi Rapace as Alice Racine, a CIA operative whose job is to “unlock” people, that is, get vital information and secrets out of them. Since a job she was assigned went wrong in Paris and innocent people were killed in a terrorist attack, she feels responsible and has taken on less risky work in London, but she is called back to the line of duty when she’s the only one who can help get important passwords from a suspected terrorist.
However, it all starts to unravel when she realises that the people she’s working for are not who she thought. Is there a leak in the CIA? Can she stop the terrorists from…
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Last night, in London's Leicester Square, the glitterati arrived to attend the premiere of Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, the latest installment of the Lee Childs penned, Tom Cruise starring, all action thriller. I caught up with the stars to ask them a few questions about the film... Tom Cruise, Jack Reacher Notoriously doing all his… Continue reading Interview: Tom Cruise on the red carpet at Jack Reacher: Never Go Back – London Premiere
Starring: Gemma Arterton, Glenn Close, Paddy Considine Director: Colm MacCarthy This film has a rating of 7.3 on IMDB and many of my friends who attended previews of this film loved it. But why? It's a terrible film. It follows the story of a girl who has grown up in a facility with other children like… Continue reading The Girl With All The Gifts (2016)
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Directed By: James Wan I was so excited when I heard this was coming out, and yet I didn't actually get a chance to see it til recently. It's so rare for a horror to actually be scary, or to have a decent plot and character development, but this series… Continue reading The Conjuring 2 (2016)
This month we took on the mantle of covering some events for the great Whirligig Cinema showcases in Hackney, London. Click the link below to read the article: https://whirlygigcinema.com/news/review-spotlights-art-beyond/ The first Wednesday of each month, three film makers are asked to showcase their work, with allotted time for screening and talking about their practices, which… Continue reading Whirligig Cinema: Art & Beyond DEC 3
Your twenties are for travelling, especially the early years. I have been told on good authority that during the latter part you reconnect with your parents, have a more adult relationship with them, and start a family. I’ll let you know about that when I get there. For now, I have joined the millions of… Continue reading Adventures On The London Underground