Tag: UK

REVIEW: Hellraiser (1987)

Decadent thrill-seeker Frank Cotton (Sean Chapman) acquires a strange puzzle box, and upon opening it is swept away to another dimension. Months later Frank's estranged brother Larry (Andrew Robinson) moves into the family home. Frank, however, has returned - and needs the help of Larry's wife Julia (Clare Higgins) to escape the demons that pursue ...

REVIEW: Two Way Stretch (1960)

"Dodger" Lane (Peter Sellers) is a convicted robber days away from his prison release, along with his fellow criminals "Jelly" (David Lodge) and Lennie (Bernard Cribbins). When an old criminal associate leaks Dodger the opportunity for a million-pound take, he can't resist taking up the opportunity. So long as he can break out of prison, ...

REVIEW: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman) is rescued from the imminent destruction of the planet Earth by his best friend and - unbeknownst to Arthur - alien researcher Ford Prefect (Mos Def). Together they are thrown out of the airlock of a Vogon construction ship, rescued by Ford's semi-cousin Zaphod Beeblebrox (Sam Rockwell) and Arthur's former acquaintance ...

REVIEW: Annihilation (2018)

Lena (Natalie Portman) is a biologist and former soldier whose husband Kane (Oscar Isaac) vanished on a classified assignment. When he unexpectedly returns home suffering from a critical illness, Lena is dragged into his final mission: to infiltrate a mysterious environment known as "the Shimmer", an expanding zone where the rules of nature no longer ...

REVIEW: Dunkirk (2017)

Forced into retreat by the Germany army, 400,000 British soldiers find themselves trapped on the beaches of Normandy. While a small group of infantrymen struggle to get on-board an evacuation ship, a squadron of Spitfires head out to defend the troops from German air attack, and a father and son set out from England in ...

REVIEW: Free Fire (2016)

Two IRA activists, Chris (Cillian Murphy) and Frank (Michael Smiley), are escorted to a gun deal with the flamboyant South African arms dealer Vernon (Sharlto Copley). A misunderstanding ensues, shots are fired in a panic, and the deal collapses into an extended and deadly shoot-out in a disused warehouse. English director Ben Wheatley has developed ...