Late Night is a 2019 American comedy-drama film starring Emma Thompson, Mindy Kayling and John Lithgow.
The film is about a legendary late-night talk show host whose world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.
Late Night is a warm and witty film with a fantastic performance by Thompson.
IMDB rating: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes : 80%
Running Time : 1 hour and 42 minutes
Yesterday is a 2019 romantic comedy film directed by Danny Boyle and written by Richard Curtis, based on a story by Jack Barth and Curtis.
It stars Himesh Patel as struggling musician Jack Malik, who, after an accident, finds himself the only person who remembers the Beatles and becomes famous after taking credit for their songs. The film also stars Lily James as the protagonist's childhood friend and love interest, Kate McKinnon as his manager, and Ed Sheeran as a fictionalised version of himself.
"A glowing tribute to The Beatles and their music, this is both a toe-tapping pleasure to watch and a smart, occasionally scathing look at how we get things wrong." Empire
IMDB rating: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes : 63%
Running Time : 1 hour and 56 minutes
The film we've all been waiting for is coming to Shere...the worldwide phenomenon, Downton Abbey!
Downton Abbey continues the storyline from the TV series, with much of the original cast returning. The film, set in 1927, depicts a visit by the King and Queen to the Crawley family's English country house in the Yorkshire countryside. As the Royal staff descend on Downton, an assassin has also arrived and attempts to kill the monarch. The family and servants are pitted against the royal entourage, including the Queen's Lady-in-waiting who has fallen out with the Crawleys, especially the Dowager Countess, over an inheritance issue.
Tickets are likely to sell out quickly so book today.
IMDB rating: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes : 84%
Running Time : 2 hours and 2 minutes
The Farewell is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Lulu Wang.
The film follows a Chinese family who, when they discover their beloved Grandmother has only a short while left to live, decide to keep her in the dark and schedule an impromptu wedding to gather before she passes. Billi, feeling like a fish out of water in her home country, struggles with the family's decision to hide the truth from her grandmother.
Hailed as a big, warm, lovely hug of a film, this is a must-see.
IMDB rating: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes : 99%
Running Time : 1 hour and 40 minutes
Judy (2019) is a biographical drama about American singer and actress Judy Garland. Starring Renee Zellweger as Garland, her performance has been praised by critics, for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, and received nominations for the British Academy Film Award and the Academy Award for Best Actress.
Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town.
It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through.
Even her dreams of love seem undimmed as she embarks on a whirlwind romance with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.
Featuring some of her best-known songs, the film celebrates the voice, the capacity for love, and the sheer pizzazz of "the world's greatest entertainer."
IMDB rating: 7./10
Rotten Tomatoes :83%
Running Time : 1 hour and 58 minutes