Monday, 08 August 2022

Train-ed assassin

BRAD PITT returns to the big screen as trained killer-turned-pacifist Ladybug in punch-packing action comedy Bullet Train (15), which ...

 

Hit novel on screen

DELIA OWENS’S bestselling 2018 novel, Where the Crawdads Sing, has been turned into a movie produced by Reese Witherspoon and directed ...

 

Return of Railway Children

Return of Railway Children

IN the Seventies, E Nesbit’s much-loved book The Railway Children, set in 1905, was adapted into a film. The story follows the ...

 

Artist’s legacy

TELLING the true story of the British painter, designer, illustrator and wood engraver, Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War (PG) looks at his ...

 

Minions return

THE fifth instalment of the animated Despicable Me franchise, Minions: The Rise of Gru (U) follows the misadventures of the ...

 

The story of Elvis and his Svengali

AUSTRALIAN film director Baz Luhrmann’s biopic Elvis (12A) explores two decades in which Elvis Presley rose to stardom, escaping an ...

 

Buzz is back as he saves the universe

Buzz is back as he saves the universe

A SPIN-OFF from the Toy Story franchise, the new film Lightyear (PG) focuses on Buzz’s backstory. Buzz (played by Chris Evans) flies ...

 

Return of dinosaurs

THE last time we saw them, the dinosaurs were about to take over the world. Four years on, humans have had to learn to live in this ...

 

Opera on big screen

THERE are two opportunities to see the Metropolitan Opera production of Hamlet (12A) at the Regal Picturehouse in Henley, with the Met ...

 

One way to escape paying taxwoman

UNLIKE the superheroes and budget-busting special effects of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, new film Everything ...

 

Return of Maverick

Return of Maverick

TOM CRUISE has at long last reprised his role from 1986 as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the new blockbuster sequel, Top Gun: Maverick ...

 

George Clooney filming rowing blockbuster in Henley

George Clooney films rowing blockbuster in Henley

WITH a large, luxurious house on the river at Sonning, it wasn’t far for him to come to work. George Clooney was in Henley this week ...

 

Back to superhero

DIRECTOR Sam Raimi has returned to the superhero film fold for the first time since directing the Spider-Man trilogies in the ...

 

New era

POPULAR TV period drama Downton Abbey is returning to the big screen. The show, which was first broadcast in 2010, became so popular ...

 

Epic saga of revenge

FROM acclaimed director Robert Eggers comes Viking revenge saga The Northman (15). Based on an old Scandinavian legend which also ...

 

True tale of deceit

IN 1939, a document called the Trout Memo, which used the art of fly fishing as an analogy for wartime deception by suggesting ways in ...

 

Fantastic Beasts 3

THE third instalment of the prequels to the Harry Potter series, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (12A), follows the young ...

 

Movie night

HAMBLEDEN cinema will be showing Can You Ever Forgive Me? at the village hall next Saturday (April 9) at 8.15pm (doors open 7pm). The ...

 

Supersonic return of heroic hedgehog

TWO years after the film Sonic the Hedgehog came out, a follow-up has been released. The imaginatively titled Sonic the Hedgehog 2 ...

 

No more bad guys

No more bad guys

THEY say that a leopard never changes his spots and the animated family film The Bad Guys (U) puts this notion under the spotlight. ...

 

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Henley Standard Reporter

We are losing one of our shining lights and want to replace her with someone else who twinkles. You will already be ...