London’s hottest movies

This is your guide to London’s hottest movies over the coming months
The Forbidden Forest Cinema

The Forbidden Forest Cinema

If watching a scary movie in a dark and forbidding forest seems like your idea of hell, look away now. If like us, however, your idea of a great night out is being spooked out of your wits, then you’l...

Disney Pixar Soul

Disney Pixar’s Soul Preview

Pixar’s prosperous Golden Era ended with a dull thud in the one-two punch of Cars 2, a sequel nobody wanted to the one Pixar movie nobody loved, and Brave, an uninspired movie (the highest crime that ...

West Side Story

West Side Story

Here’s City Countdown’s guide to everything you will every need to know about Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Side Story   While most directors of his generation have by now g...

No Time To Die James Bond

No Time to Die

After 24 outings, you’d think the formula would be getting pretty stale, but if anything, Bond 25 is the most eagerly awaited movie in the series. With the secrecy surrounding No Time to Die cur...

Disney's Cruella Preview

Disney’s Cruella Preview

Following on from 1996’s 101 & 2000’s 102 Dalmatians, Disney’s Cruella is set to explore the backstory of the tragically “misunderstood” socialite. The movie is still some way off, but...

(Left Center-Right Center) ANTHONY RAMOS as Usnavi and MELISSA BARRERA as Vanessa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “IN THE HEIGHTS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

In The Heights

There are more than a few blockbuster musicals waiting to be adapted for the screen. Though Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, and now Cats have all found their place on the screen, the new guard o...

Secret Sofa

Secret Sofa

Immersive film company Secret Cinema have teamed up with Häagen-Dazs to launch an at home version of their legendary film events. The initiative, which is being dubbed “Secret Sofa”, will ...

Emma. movie

Emma.

Has the world of Jane Austen ever looked lovelier? Autumn de Wilde’s adaptation of Austen’s beloved novel of youthful hubris Emma. is a feast for the eyes, but no empty spectacle either. Music video p...

A City Without Cinemas

A City Without Cinemas

If, like myself, your weekly routine includes multiple trips to the cinema, then you will no doubt find the current cinema closures debilitating. London is home to such a wonderful and deeply varied s...

Sky Adds Cinema Premieres

Sky Store Adds Cinema Premieres

If working from home is proving a challenge, then it’s about to get even more difficult thanks to Sky. The company has just announced that its Sky Store portal will in future premiere the latest cinem...

Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman

Movie Postponed: Promising Young Woman was scheduled to be released on the 17th of April in the UK but due to the Coronavirus Crisis, the movie has been postponed. We will upload more information abou...

Sponge on the run

Sponge On The Run Movie

Sponge on the Run will be released in the UK on the 22nd of May 2020. There are few cultural icons more beloved among Gen-Z TV watchers than Spongebob Squarepants. Arriving at a perfect moment in hist...

Parasite movie

Parasite Movie

This article about Parasite was published on the 1st of January 2020. What separates Bong Joon-Ho from many of his contemporaries is how he understands that the tone of a movie can be distinct from it...

Black Widow movie preview

Black Widow

In 2010, the Marvel Cinematic Universe was still in its infancy. The imminently sprawling film empire had just three releases under its belt, with its most recent venture Iron Man 2 opening to undeser...

Tenet Movie

Tenet

I was once told by a media teacher in school that there were very few directors whose name alone could send a movie to number one at the box office. Spielberg was one, Tarantino another, with Scorsese...

Dolittle movie

Dolittle

After hanging up the Iron Man armour that not only redeemed his career but took it to incomparable new heights, you might expect Robert Downey Jr. to take one of several paths. Perhaps he would natura...

Last Christmas Review

Last Christmas Review

Warning: minor spoilers ahead What do critics know anyway? Pretty much every reviewer North of the Alps panned Last Christmas when it first arrived in cinemas in early November, but despite all the ne...

The New Mutants

The New Mutants

The release of the New Mutants movie has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. We’ll update this page when we have more information about the movie. Oh, the sadness of the delayed rele...