Top Films to snuggle up with this Winter/Christmas

James Bond Spectre

Already out in the cinemas, Spectre is just like any James Bond movie can be – just brilliant. A gripping action packed feature film complete with high speed car chases, explosions and the boy rescues girl scenario, James Bond ticks all the boxes for a classic Saturday night watch. While you are in the mood, why not set yourself up with all the James Bond movies and watch back to back Sunday afternoon style.

Star Wars

The force is coming to a cinema near you soon! Already making a killing in pre-sales in the US, the Star Wars has to be on every eligible bachelor’s watch list. Not a bachelor, then find a friend, get in the beers, and get ready for what is rumoured to the most exciting, epic episode to date. If the DVD box set of the previous must-sees is not on your Christmas list, it should be – every man deserves his indulgences from time to time. This one is for you and the lads or a very understanding female partner.

New Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2

You might want to watch Part 1 first if you haven’t already but we are sure you will cotton on to the plot if you don’t. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Semour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright and Stanley Tucci Part 2 promises to be even more gripping. If that wasn’t enough add Donald Sutherland to the equation and you know it is going to be good. Rebellion, rescue and revolution, Mockingjay is a race against both time and enemy forces, the perfect answer to the mixed reviews over the lack of action in Part 1. Promising to be an epic conclusion, both the acting and the equally epic graphics will keep audiences glued to the screen from beginning to end.


When a movie with Bryan Cranston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Alan Tudyk, Michael Stuhlbarg, Elle Fanning, Louis C.K, Dean O’Gorman, Roger Bart and Diane Lane, Helen Mirren and John Goodman comes to town, it would be a sin to miss it. Not the action packed style of Star Wars or Hunger Games, Tumbo is based on a true story and autobiography of Dalton Tumbo by Bruce Alexander Cook. To give you just a brief synopsis without giving the game away, the movie is a fight to write; a riveting battle for freedom and justice and a period drama where a once popular Hollywood screenwriter is locked away for his outspoken political beliefs. Just because it isn’t your modern day blow away graphics and on-the-edge of your seat science fiction, Trumbo does not deserve to be slashed from your top watch list. A movie that promotes true strength of character along with a powerful and emotional fight to beat the ‘system’, Trumbo could easily find itself among the list of 2015 best movie releases. With such a star cast, the acting is set to be spectacular.

Victor Frankenstein

You know the story and you may have watched several different versions already. While yes this is just another rehash of the same old story, it’s darker and daring with a much more macabre twist. Despite being a story re-told, this time the movie takes the perspective of the troubled Igor, the medical assistant and friend medical student, the perverse yet infamous, Victor Frankenstein. Featuring Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Mark Gatiss, and Charles Dance, there is nothing like some dark science fiction for a cold Winter evening.