Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Film 51 – 141 minutes – 15

Director – Matthew Vaughn Main Cast Taron Egerton Colin Firth Mark Strong Channing Tatum Edward Holcroft Hanna Alstrom Calvin Demba Julianne Moore Elton John Yes, that cast list is right, Elton John is in this film and his appearances are laugh out loud funny.  I guess this film is a kind of spectacular James Bond … More Kingsman: The Golden Circle – Film 51 – 141 minutes – 15

Victoria & Abdul – Film 50 – 112 minutes – PG

Director – Stephen Frears Main Cast Judi Dench Ali Fazal Tim Piggot Smith Eddie Izzard Adeel Akhtari Paul Higgins Olivia Williams Fenella Woolgar I’d say it’s a give that anything Dame Judi is in will be good viewing, this film is simply delightful!  It tells a true story (nearly) of Queen Victoria’s obsession with an … More Victoria & Abdul – Film 50 – 112 minutes – PG

American Made – Film 49 – 115 mins – 15

Director – Doug Liman Main Cast Tom Cruise Domhnall Gleeson Sarah Wright Jesse Plemons   Mark Kermode described this film as ‘Flimsy’, I’ll describe it was an entertaining film.   It isn’t high art or incredibly serious, but it is based on true events.  I like Tom Cruise and thought he played Barry Seal well. … More American Made – Film 49 – 115 mins – 15

The Hitman’s Bodyguard – Film 47 – 15 – 118 minutes

Director – Patrick Hughes Man Cast Ryan Reynolds Samuel L. Jackson Elodie Yung Richard E. Grant Gary Oldman   I had high hopes for this film with the cast list, and wasn’t at all disappointed.  A highly implausible story line, but who cares!  This was entertainment at 100mph, Ryan Reynolds is great in a comedy … More The Hitman’s Bodyguard – Film 47 – 15 – 118 minutes

Films 41 – 45

Film 41 – War For The Planet of The Apes – 12A- 149 M inutes Director – Matt Reeves Main Cast Andy Serkis Woody Harrelson Steve Zahn Karin Konval Amiah Miller Terry Notary I’d never see a Planet of The Apes at the cinema, in fact I’d never seen a modern day version.  I have … More Films 41 – 45

Film 40 – Churchill – PG – 98 Minutes

Director – Jonathan Tepliszky Main Cast Brian Cox Miranda Richardson John Slattery Ella Purnell Julian Wadham Richard Durden James Purefoy   I’d been looking forward to this one and wasn’t disappointed! Brian Cox was superb as a troubled Winston Churchill, the film is set around D Day and it’s build up.  It tells the tale … More Film 40 – Churchill – PG – 98 Minutes

That Day Again

8 years!  How can 8 years have gone by?  On this day 8 years ago my firstborn son Luke lost his life.  I started the day with some tears, I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it, it would be wrong not to shed some now and again, for the rest of my life … More That Day Again