Author Archives: ruthmedia

November 01

SORRY WE MISSED YOU (15)

SORRY WE MISSED YOU (15) Run time: 100 Mins Director: Ken Loach     Cast: Kris Hitchen, Debbie Honeywood, Rhys Stone, Katie Proctor, Ross Brewster Synopsis: Three years after ‘I, Daniel Blake’, Ken Loach and his long-term collaborators (screenwriter Paul Laverty and producer Rebecca O’Brien) return with another devastatingly powerful portrait of contemporary Britain. The 2008 financial […]

October 14

CONNECT (15)

CONNECT (15) Runtime: 105 minutes Director/ Writer: Marilyn Edmond Starring: Kevin Guthrie, Siobhan Reilly, Stephen McCole, Sarah Vickers, Jennifer Black, Dolina MacLennan, Cameron Fulton, Simon Weir, Neil Leiper Synopsis: In a small Scottish town, a young man Brian struggles to overcome his depression and feelings of loss. Outwardly, he keeps calm, goes to work and […]

October 09

THE FAREWELL (PG)

THE FAREWELL (PG) Run time: 100 MINS Director: Lulu Wang       Cast: Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin, Lu Hong, Jiang Yongbo, Gil Perez-Abraham Synopsis: In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi  reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has […]

October 09

JUDY (12A)

 JUDY (12A) Run time: 115 MINS Director: Rupert Goold Cast: René Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Finn Wittrock, Michael Gambon,Richard Cordery, Andy Nyman, Daniel Cerqueira Synopsis: Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform in a sell-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she […]

October 06

JOKER (15)

JOKER (15) Run time: 122 Mins Director: Todd Phillips    Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy, Zazie Beetz, Brett Cullen, Bill Camp, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Glenn Fleshler, Shea Whigham, Josh Pais, Leigh Gill Synopsis: Director Todd Phillips ‘Joker’ centres around DC‘s iconic arch villains and Batman’s greatest enemy is an original, standalone fictional […]

September 29

THE GOLDFINCH (15)

THE GOLDFINCH (15) Run time: 150 MINS Director: John Crowley     Cast: Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Oakes Fegley, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Wilson, Sarah Paulson, Finn Wolfhard, Aneurin Barnard, Denis O’Hare Synopsis: Theodore “Theo” Decker was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the […]

September 29

AD ASTRA (12A)

AD ASTRA (12A) Run time: 124 MINS Director: James Gray      Cast: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Liv Tyler Synopsis: Astronaut Roy McBride travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover […]