How to train your dragon: The hidden world

Director: Dean DeBlois Stars: Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury, he must seek “The Hidden World”, a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first. This is clearly the end of the franchise, one that gave great pleasure. For some, it will be a moving conclusion to an epic series. For … Continue reading How to train your dragon: The hidden world

Instant family

Director: Sean Anders Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner A couple find themselves in over their heads when they foster three children. This movie it is a welcome surprise. “Instant family” isn’t too cliche as a feel-good family movie, and it has its heart in the right place within a genre that has set the bar low. The emotional scenes – both happy and … Continue reading Instant family

Captain Marvel

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Stars: Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn | The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. There’s enough in this movie to keep both Marvel fans and newcomers engaged. “Captain Marvel” brings a fresh air of energy … Continue reading Captain Marvel

Green Book

Director: Peter Farrelly Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South. It’s a handsomely made and watchable picture and there is a real warmth in Ali and Mortensen’s great performances. I am not sure if deserved a nomination for Best Film but it’s two actors … Continue reading Green Book

OSCARS 2019: Τhe 5 best dressed stars on the red carpet

Peter Farrelly’s “Green Book” won the Oscar for the Best Film in an evening without a… presenter and great thrills. Alfonso Quaron and “Roma” have won the awards for the Direction, Foreign Language Film and Photography. “Bohemian Rapsody” won four Oscars, including the Best Lead Actor for Rami Malek. The “Favourite” by Giorgos Lanthimos took the Oscar of Best Lead Actress for the performance of … Continue reading OSCARS 2019: Τhe 5 best dressed stars on the red carpet

Cold pursuit

Director: Hans Petter Moland Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson A snowplow driver seeks revenge against the drug dealers he thinks killed his son. Based on the 2014 Norwegian film ‘In Order of Disappearance’. Liam Neeson has done one of these kind of movies almost every year since the blockbuster ‘Taken” and he carries the baggage of all his past revenge movies and in this … Continue reading Cold pursuit

The Favourite (2018)

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Stars: Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, governs the country in her stead. When a new servant, Abigail, arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are both brilliantly witty and Colman’s performance is nothing less but sublime. The three … Continue reading The Favourite (2018)

Stan & Ollie

Director: Jon S. Baird Stars: John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson Laurel and Hardy, the world’s most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song – a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain. It is a good movie, a melancholy look at the relationship between one of film’s great comedic duos, and a respectful tribute … Continue reading Stan & Ollie

Glass

Director: M. Night Shyamalan Stars: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. A satisfying superhero drama, and a great reunion of the cast of two of Shyamalan’s best films. There are a lot of stories and characters into one movie, but Samuel L. Jackson did play … Continue reading Glass