Archive - June 2016

A Bigger Splash

A Bigger Splash review film poster

Director: Luca Guadagnino
Cast:Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: Italy, France 2015 120 mins.
Released by Studiocanal


Remainder review film poster

Director: Omer Fest
Cast: Ed Speleers, Cush Jumbo, Tom Sturridge, Arsher Ali
Genre: Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: Germany, UK 2015 103 mins.
Released by Soda Pictures

Hit by a falling object in a freak accident, an unnamed man awakens from a coma with £8.5m in compensation and his memory gone. All that remains is a fragmentary image – a small boy at the top of a stairwell in an old house, reaching out his hand to an old lady on the floor below – which the man physically reconstructs in the hope of triggering a more complex memory.

The Meddler

The Meddler review film poster

Director: Lorene Scafaric
Cast: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K.Simmons
Genre: Comedy Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2015 100 mins.
Released by Sony Pictures Releasing

Ma Ma

Ma Ma review film poster

Director: Julio Medem
Cast: Penelope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia
Language: Spanish & French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: Spain 2015 91 mins.
Released by Metrodome

'MA MA' stars Academy Award winner Penélope Cruz in the new film from fearless Spanish director Julio Medem (Sex and Lucia, Chaotic Ana), about a woman recently diagnosed with cancer who forms an unexpected bond with a soccer scout (Luis Tosar) whose wife has been gravely injured in a car accident.

Long way North

Long way North review film poster

Director: Remi Chaye
Cast: Peter Hudson, Vivienne Vermes, Chloe Dunn
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Language: English
Country of Origin: France, Denmark 2015 81 mins.
Released by Soda Pictures

This beautifully animated adventure is set in 1882 and tells the story of 15-year-old Russian princess Sasha, who, when her explorer grandfather mysteriously goes missing on his latest expedition, embarks on an epic adventure to find him and his lost ship, the Davai. Soda Pictures.

The Keeping Room

The Keeping Room review film poster

Director: Daniel Barber
Cast: Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Muna Otaru, Sam Worthington, Kyle Soller, Amy Nuttal
Genre:Western, Thriller, Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2015 95 mins.
Released by Lionsgate

Left isolated and alone after their men have been called to the battle fields, three women must fight for survival when two marauding Yankee scouts discover their whereabouts.

Conjuring 2

Conjuring 2 review film poster

Director:James Wan
Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, David Thewlis, Franka Potente
Genre: Horror
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2016 133 mins.
Released by Warner Bros

New Line Cinema’s supernatural thriller “The Conjuring 2,” with James Wan (“Furious 7”) once again at the helm following the record-breaking success of “The Conjuring,” brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren.