Tag: film

FILM: Captive (12a)

Dir Jerry Jameson Starring:  David Oyelowo, Kate Mara, Michael K. Williams, Mimi Rogers , Leonor Varela Reviewed by Matt Adcock – read: Matt’s interview with David Oyelowo “I have a demon inside me” Brian Nichols How far do you have to go before you’re considered ‘beyond redemption’? That’s a key question at the heart of Captive, the impressive fact […]

Jurassic World (12a)

Director: Colin Trevorrow Starring: BD Wong, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Irrfan Khan, Judy Greer, Omar Sy, Ty Simpkins, Vincent D’Onofrio Reviewed by Matt Adcock “You just went and made a new dinosaur? Probably not a good idea…” Can it really be twenty-two years since the events of Jurassic Park, which saw Isla Nublar become […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service (15)

Director: Matthew Vaughn Cast Starring: Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Caine, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton, Sofia Boutella “Manners. Maketh. Man… Do you know what that means? Then let me teach you a lesson…” Full disclosure – I’ve been a huge fan of Mark Millar’s ‘The Secret Service’ since it came out in the classic CLiNT magazine back in […]

American Sniper (15)

Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, Ben Reed, Elise Robertson, Keir O’Donnell, Marnette Patterson, Jake McDorman “There are 3 types of people in this world. Sheep, wolf and sheepdogs. If hatred appeared at the door of a sheep they would not know how to protect themselves. The predators use violence to […]

Chef (15)

Reviewed by Matt Adcock Director: Jon Favreau Cast: Jon Favreau, Emjay Anthony, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Oliver Platt, Dustin Hoffman Quote: “I get to touch people’s lives with what I do and I love it and I want to share this with you.” On the menu today… Starter: Decent anticipation […]

Edge of Tomorrow (12a)

Reviewed by Matt Adcock Director: Doug Liman Cast: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Dragomir Mrsic, Charlotte Riley, Jonas Armstrong Quote: “Come find me when you wake up!” Plot: Hotshot but cowardly military PR specialist Major Bill Cage (Tom Cruise delivering over and above the call of duty) – is a spin doctor who can certainly ‘sell’ […]