Author Archives: ruthmedia

June 18

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (15)

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard (15) Director: Patrick Hughes Runtime: 100 minutes Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas, Morgan Freeman, Richard E. Grant, Frank Grillo, Caroline Goodall, Rebecca Front, Gabriella Wright SYNOPSIS Cinema’s most toxic bromance becomes a deadly ménage à trois as the world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael […]

June 13

Shiva Baby (15)

Shiva Baby (15) Director: Emma Seligman Runtime: 78 minutes Cast: Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon, Polly Draper, Danny Deferrari, Fred Melamed, Dianna Agron Synopsis: College student Danielle is faced with a series of awkward encounters at a day-long shiva, a Jewish gathering during a time of mourning. Amongst overbearing relatives, she is rattled by the appearance […]

June 10

Flashback (15)

Flashback (15) Director: Christopher MacBride Runtime: 98 minutes Cast: Dylan O’Brien, Maika Monroe, Hannah Gross, Emory Cohen, Keir Gilchrist, Amanda Brugel, Josh Cruddas, Sima Fisher, Aaron Poole, Liisa Repo-Martell Synopsis: After a chance encounter with a man from his youth, Fred experiences terrifying flashbacks that send him on a wild journey into his past, where […]

June 07

The Father (12A)

The Father (12A) Director: Florian Zeller Runtime: 1hr 37m Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell, Olivia Williams and Mark Gatiss Synopsis: A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind […]

June 02

First Cow (12A)

First Cow (12A) Director: Kelly Reichardt Runtime: 122 minutes Cast: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Toby Jones, Scott Shepherd, Ewen Bremner, Alia Shawkat, Rene Auberjonois, Lily Gladstone Synopsis: A gripping and glorious story of friendship and petty crime in the Old West. A taciturn loner and skilled cook has travelled west and joined a group of […]

May 28

THE HUMAN FACTOR (15)

THE HUMAN FACTOR (15) Director: Dror Moreh Runtime: 1h76m Synopsis: There was a time when peace appeared to be just within reach. What went so horribly wrong? URL: https://youtu.be/0eDVMfbZ1jU From the Oscar®-nominated director, Dror Moreh of The Gatekeepers (2012) comes the untold, behind-the-scenes story of the United States’ 30-year effort to secure peace in the […]

May 26

Surge (15)

Surge (15) Director: Aneil Karia Runtime: 105 minutes Cast: Ben Whishaw, Ellie Haddington, Ian Gelder, Jasmine Jobson Synopsis: Joseph is trapped in a soulless job, living a life devoid of emotion and meaning. After an impulsive act of rebellion, he goes on a bold and reckless journey of self-liberation in the city of London. URL: […]

May 23

The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet

The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet Director: Ana Katz Runtime: 73 minutes Cast: Daniel Katz, Julieta Zylberberg, Valeria Lois, Mirella Pascual, Carlos Portaluppi SYNOPSIS: Sebastian is an ordinary man in his thirties devoted to his loyal dog and working in a slew of temporary jobs. As he moves fitfully through adulthood, he navigates love, loss […]

May 20

Charlatan (15)

Charlatan (15) Director: Agnieszka Holland Runtime: 118 minutes Cast: Ivan Trojan, Josef Trojan, Juraj Loj, Jaroslava Pokorná, Miroslav Hanuš, Jan Vlasák Synopsis: Few true stories tread the thin line between good and evil as precariously as that of Jan Mikolášek, a 20th century Czech herbal healer whose great success masked the grimmest of secrets. Mikolášek […]

May 10

Cowboys (15)

Cowboys (15) Director: Anna Kerrigan Runtime: 1hr 23min Cast: Steve Zahn, Sasha Knight,Jillian Bell and Ann Dowd Synopsis: Separated from his wife, a well-intentioned father runs off with his transgender son into the Montana wilderness. URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJu5etwVZmo Director/writer Anna Kerrigan [Hot Seat (2017), The Impossibilities TV series (2015)] brings us Cowboys, a very timely and […]