Emma

Title: EmmaDirector: Autun de WildeGenre: Period, Drama, Comedy, Romance.Main Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart.Runtime: 125 minsIMDb rating: 6.8/10.My rating: 7/10.Quick summary: Jane Austen's novel about a young woman who finds out that meddling in her friends and family's love lives can have far reaching consequences is brought to decadent … Continue reading Emma

The Gentlemen

Title: The GentlemenDirector: Guy RitchieGenre: Gangster, Comedy, Violent thriller.Main Cast: Hugh Grant, Charlie Hunnam, Matthew McConaughey, Henry Golding, Colin Farrell, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong.Runtime: 113 mins.IMDb rating: 8.1/10.My rating: 9/10.Quick summary: A typical Guy Ritchie flick with an all star cast. Matthew McConaughey is the drug lord in danger of losing it all when a … Continue reading The Gentlemen

Bombshell

Title: BombshellDirector: Jay RoachGenre: True Story, Dramatisation, Comedy, Sexual AssaultMain Cast: Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow.Runtime: 109 mins.IMDb rating: 6.8/10.My rating: 6/10.Quick summary: How much must women put up with everyday before they have enough? Before they're called names and labelled 'sensitive' for simply not wanting to put up with male sexual … Continue reading Bombshell

1917

Title: 1917Director: Sam MendesGenre: Drama, Action, War, Historical.Main Cast: Dean Charles Chapman, George MacKay.Runtime: 119 mins.IMDb rating: 8.5/10.My rating: 8.5/10.Quick summary: Two soldiers are entrusted with a vital mission to save 1,600 of their fellow soldiers. Traversing across No Mans Land, German-occupied cities and harsh conditions, the brothers in arms must rely on each other … Continue reading 1917

A Private War – Review

Title: A Private WarDirector: Matthew HeinemanGenre: Drama, Action, Biopic.Main Cast: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Faye Marsay, Tom Hollander.Runtime: 110 mins.IMDb rating: 6.7/10.My rating: 8.5/10.Quick summary: Marie Colvin was a fierce human being, a fantastic writer and journalist and a woman at war with her own demons. She saw many battles while fighting her own. Which … Continue reading A Private War – Review

Bad Day For the Cut

Title: Bad Day For the CutDirector: Chris Baugh.Genre: Action, Comedy, Gangster.Main Cast: Nigel O'Neill, Susan Lynch, Josef Pawlowski.Runtime: 99 mins.IMDb rating: 6.5/10.My rating: 7/10.Quick summary: A quirky but gory look at a mild mannered farmer who loses the one thing keeping him sane...His mammy. Violence galore and cultural clashes make this film an enjoyable one. … Continue reading Bad Day For the Cut

‘In One Eye, Out the Other’ – Review

Hickey (centre) with Dom McHale and Laura O'Mahony, his CCCahoots partners I saw Tadhg Hickey’s one man show in the Riverbank Arts Theatre in Newbridge this past Saturday. As a massive fan of CCCahoots, there was no chance that I was missing a performance of Tadhg Hickey’s one-man show, ‘In One Eye, Out the Other’. … Continue reading ‘In One Eye, Out the Other’ – Review

Little Women

Meg, Amy, Jo and Beth Title: Little WomenDirector: Greta Gerwig.Genre: Drama, Comedy, Period piece.Main Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlen, Timothee Chalamet.Runtime: 135 mins.IMDb rating: 8.3/10.My rating: 7/10.Quick summary: A genuinely lovely movie that packs a surprising emotional punch. Saoirse Ronan is phenomenal in this movie that deals with love, death and … Continue reading Little Women

Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

https://youtu.be/8Qn_spdM5Zg In case you missed the final trailer! Title: Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of SkywalkerDirector: J.J. Abrams.Genre: Sci/Fi, Fantasy.Main Cast: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Carrie Fisher (RIP), Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Billy D. Williams.Runtime: 142 mins.IMDb rating: 6.9/10.My rating: 8/10.Quick summary: Not a perfect movie but the right blend … Continue reading Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker