Lucie Simon

Review: Joy

Jennifer Lawrence's latest role as JOY has us all determined to succeed. There's obstacles along the way but nothing a bit of hard work and self-confidence won't fix.

Jennifer Lawrence always plays the dominant female in everything she does and that’s why we love her. With her latest film Joy winning a Gloden Globe for Best Motion Picture – musical or comedy it’s her most dominant and feisty performance yet. It’s a true story and is told through Joy’s grandmother ‘Mimi’ (Diane Ladd). […]

 Andrew McAnaney

The Last Witch Hunter Review

The Last Witch Hunter is an American supernatural action film directed by Breck Eisner. The Last Witch Hunter follows Kaulder (Vin Diesel) an immortal witch-hunter who sets out to stop a witch caused plague from destroying New York City. On this quest Kaulder is joined  Chloe (Rose Leslie) a witch bartender, a priest known only […]

 James Groves

Insidious: Chapter 3 haunts cinemas Friday June 5

The latest installment in the Insidious franchise haunts cinemas next week, with the producers following other popular horror/thriller series into creating a prequel. The film follows gifted psychic Elise Rainier as she reluctatnly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl, who has been targeted by a […]

 James Groves

Simon Pegg’s latest comedy Man Up hits cinemas this Friday

From the producers of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Paul comes the next Simon Pegg comedy – Man Up. The romantic comedy, which stars Lake Bell (What Happens in Vegas) opposite Pegg, is directed by the Inbetweeners’ Ben Palmer. Bell plays Nancy, a cynical single woman who has been put off dating until […]

 Joe Bentley

Poltergeist set to haunt cinemas this week

Poltergeist tells the story of a young family whose American suburb house is overtaken by demons. When their youngest daughter is taken away by a poltergeist, the family must take advice from experts and come together to take her back from evil before she disappears forever. The largely unknown director, Gil Kenan, directs this 20th […]

 Matthew Shevlin

Far From The Madding Crowd: Mulligan and Sheen steal the show

Far From The Madding Crowd: Mulligan and Sheen steal the show

Such was the pre-release hype surrounding Thomas Vinterburg’s adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic novel Far From the Madding Crowd that it was already being tipped as a regular fixture on every awards list going come winter time. Certainly with Vinterburg, an avant garde and highly touted filmmaker, at the helm for his first real foray […]

 leah parker-turnock

The Moomins On The Riviera hits cinemas this week

The Moomins On The Riviera finally brings to cine-life Tove Janson’s endearing Finnish classic in which a peaceful holiday turns into a wild adventure. Director Xavier Picard’s feature length film, which has taken four years to make, forsakes modern animation technology for a more authentic hand-drawn approach. The universally loved hippo like creatures, The Moomin […]

 Lauren Dimmick

Frozen Fever: maybe they should have just Let It Go

We always knew that Disney would do everything humanly possible to bleed Frozen for all it’s worth. The highest grossing animated film EVER, it was only to be expected that after the company had finished riding on the coat-tails of plush Olaf toys and various princess dresses, that they’d turn their attention to the next […]

 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

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 […]