Author Archives: ruthmedia

April 03


THE WHITE CROW (12A) Run time: 127 MINS Director: Ralph Fiennes Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Ralph Fiennes, Raphaël Peronnaz, Chulpan Khamatova, Sergei Polunin, Calypso Valois Synopsis: Young Rudolf Nureyev becomes a top ballet dancer in Russia, but a life-changing visit to Paris soon makes him seek asylum in France. URL: For his third […]

April 02


BEING FRANK: THE CHRIS SIEVEY STORY (15) Run time: 100 MINS Director: Steve Sullivan Cast: Johnny Vegas, Jon Ronson, John Cooper Clarke, Ross Noble, Frank Sidebottom, John Thomson, Mark Radcliffe, Martin Sievey, Synopsis: Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story is the official documentary about maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom, and the life and art of […]

April 01


THE VANISHING (15) Run time: 101 MINS Director: Kristoffer Nyholm Cast: Gerard Butler, Peter Mullan, Connor Swindells, Gary Lewis, Søren Malling, Olafur Darri Olafsson Synopsis: A tense, action-packed thriller based on true events. After three lighthouse keepers arrive for work on a remote Scottish isle, they make a fateful discovery: a wrecked rowboat–with a chest […]

March 29


BEN IS BACK (15) Run time: 103 MINS Director: Peter Hedges Cast: Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton Synopsis: Nineteen-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son’s drug addiction and his ability to […]

March 29

EVERYBODY KNOWS – Todos Lo Saben (Spanish) (15)

EVERYBODY KNOWS (15) Everybody Knows – Todos Lo Saben (Spanish) Run time: 133 MINS Director: Asghar Farhadi Cast: Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darin, Carla Campra Synopsis: The film follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding, bringing her two children along for the […]

March 29


FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS (12A) Run time: 104 MINS Director: Chris Foggin Cast: Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, Tuppence Middleton, David Hayman, Dave Johns, and Noel Clarke, Synopsis: A fast-living, cynical London music executive heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he’s pranked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty […]

February 24

Mid90s (18)

GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL 2019 – OPENING GALA Mid90s (18) Run Time: 1h24m Director: Jonah Hill Cast: Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith, Ryder McLaughlin, Katherine Waterston, Gio Galicia Synopsis: the film follows teenager Stevie – growing up in 1990s-era Los Angeles – who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group […]