THE SIEGE OF JADOTVILLE

Richie Smyth / Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Mikael Persbrandt / Action / 2016 / 15 / 108mins In a nutshell, The Siege of Jadotville is an Irish film about Irish soldiers in the first Irish conflict that was forgotten about by Irish people. Incredibly, the filmmakers still manage to feck it up. The real Siege…

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN

Tate Taylor / Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson, Haley Bennett, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans / Thriller / 2016 / 15 / 112mins The Hangover meets Gone Girl in this adaptation of the crime caper that took the book world by storm. Everything Rachel knew about her life – her ex, the wonderful couple she stalks from…

THE LEGEND OF TARZAN

David Yates / Alexander Skarsgard, Samuel L Jackson, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz / Action / 2016 / 12A / 110mins We need to talk about David Yates. The former Harry Potter director has been in relatively steady hands, surrounded by great casts and bags of money. A first foray into a different story – which,…

<<REWIND: SAN ANDREAS

Brad Peyton / Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Dadarrio, Ioan Gruffudd / Action / 2015 / 12A / 114mins Grand Theft Auto and Geography A-Levels aside, how much do you know about San Andreas? According to Wikipedia, the fault has “reached a sufficient stress level for an earthquake of magnitude greater than 7.0 MMS.” A…

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS

Ricky Gervais / Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana, Vera Farmiga, Kevin Pollak / Comedy / 2016 / 15 / 100mins Ricky Gervais’s Netflix exclusive is a comedy. At least, it tries to be… This film can’t decide whether it’s satirical or just the biggest pile of screenshit ever. Adapted from the French film of the same…