Matthew Austin

Review: Child 44 “the poorly written plot and sluggish pace means that Child 44 is a forgettable film”

Review: Child 44 “the poorly written plot and sluggish pace means that Child 44 is a forgettable film”

Directed by Swedish film-maker Daniel Espinosa and based on Tom Rob Smith’s novel of the same name, Child 44 focuses on MGB agent Leo Demidov (played by Tom Hardy) as he investigates a series of brutal child murders in Stalin’s USSR. With a premise like that, the film has the potential to be an interesting […]

 Matthew Austin

Comedy Top Five starring Chris Rock arrives in UK cinemas this May

Comedy Top Five starring Chris Rock arrives in UK cinemas this May

Hit comedy Top Five comes to UK cinemas in May having already received praise since its debut in the US last year. Written, directed by and starring Chris Rock, alongside a cast of well-known comedians such as Kevin Hart, J.B. Smoove and Cedric the Entertainer, Top Five follows New York comedian & actor Andre Allen […]

 Matthew Austin

Mystery thriller Child 44 comes to UK cinemas this Friday

Mystery thriller Child 44 comes to UK cinemas this Friday

Murder mystery Child 44, based on Tom Rob Smith’s best-selling novel of the same name, is released worldwide this Friday (April 17). Child 44 is directed by Daniel Espinosa and produced by Ridley Scott and features an all-star cast with the likes of Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), Gary Oldman (Air Force One, The […]

 Matthew Austin

Review: John Wick

Review: John Wick

Action thriller John Wick sees its titular character (played by Keanu Reeves) hunting down members of the Russian mafia after they break into his home, steal his prized car and kill his dog. It’s very much a summer movie, light on story but with a lot of high-octane action. And despite a few problems, it […]

 Matthew Austin

Action packed thiriller John Wick comes to cinemas next week

Action film John Wick arrives in UK cinemas on April 10. Directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch and starring veteran actors Keanu Reeves (The Matrix Trilogy, Speed), Michael Nyqvist (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) as well as British actor Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones, Plastic), John Wick has already received praise since its […]

 Matthew Austin

Fantasy film Seventh Son arrives in UK cinemas this Friday

Dark fantasy film Seventh Son arrives in UK cinemas on Friday March 27. Based on the novel The Spook’s Apprentice, Seventh Son is directed by Sergei Bodrov and stars Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski, Tron), British actor Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) and Julianne Moore, in her first role since winning the 2015 Academy Award […]