Arrowhead Review

The Plot An interstellar Jekyll and Hyde, Arrowhead tells a tale of survival set amongst the distant stars. Kye is a prisoner of war caught between two armies, neither of whose ideology he believes in. When offered an opportunity for freedom, Kye sets out on one last rescue mission only to become stranded when his ship crash lands. [...]

The End of Longing Review

The Plot Jack Stephanie, Joseph and Stevie are four lost souls entering their forties and searching for meaning. After sharing one raucous night together in a Downton LA bar their lives become irreversibly entwined in a rollercoaster journey that forces them to confront the darker sides of their relationships. The Good Writer and star Matthew [...]

How To Be Single Review

The Plot A young intern Alice moves to New York to find herself and explore what it means to be single while taking a hiatus from her overly comfortable relationship. Taking advice from her workaholic older sister and her hard partying new best friend she soon struggles to work out who or what she really [...]

The Revenant Review

The Plot: After a brutal bear attack a severely wounded 19th Century frontiersman Hugh Glass is betrayed by his own hunting party and left for dead in the inhospitable wilderness. He battles against seemingly impossible odds to survive and relentlessly track down those responsible across the deadly  wilds of North America. The Good: Directed with [...]

Dragon Blade Review

The Plot: A band of warriors charged with keeping order amongst warring nations on the volatile silk road trading route form an unlikely historic alliance with a legion of Roman soldiers to protect ancient China from a power hungry and ruthless Roman general. The Good Jackie Chan is the most iconic and internationally charismatic martial [...]

The Danish Girl Review

The Plot Eddie Redmayne stars alongside Alicia Vikander in this biopic of the first transgendered woman to undergo gender reassignment surgery. The Good Exactly twelve months after his Oscar winning performance in The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne returns with another award worthy film to add to his collection. Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) directs [...]

Daddy’s Home Review

The Plot: Mild-mannered family man Brad Whitaker (Ferrell) is forced compete for the affection of his wife and step-kids after their macho biological dad Dusty (Wahlberg) rides back into their lives and clearly determined to win his family back. The Good: Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg successfully established a comfortable comedy dynamic in The Other [...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

The Plot  Thirty years after the events of Episode VI, a new threat is upon the galaxy. With Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) at its helm, it’s up to a new generation of heroes to bring balance to the Force.  The Good  When director JJ Abrams accepted the daunting task of bringing back one of the [...]

Brooklyn Review

The Plot In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) has to choose between two men and two countries. The Good Saoirse Ronan gives an incredible and  likely award winning performance in this beautiful adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s 2009 novel of the same name. The story of Brooklyn is not particularly unique, [...]

Spectre Review

The Plot A cryptic message from Bond’s Past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organisation. While M (Ralph Fiennes) battles political porches to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE The Good Director Sam Mendes returns to the Bond franchise [...]