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Ocean’s 8

Genre: Action Director: Gary Ross Writers: Gary Ross, Olivia Milch Stars: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway Premise: Debbie Ocean (sister to Danny Ocean, played by George Clooney) has a master plan to rob the Met Gala in New York City. But she’ll need to assemble a crew of professionals to pull off the job. We missed seeing this one up on the big screen when it was released earlier this summer. It came out in early June and, by the time we started our holidays in July, it had been replaced at the cinema by the latest blockbuster of the week. Not that we were too bothered given the feedback from friends, and reading the reviews (which seem to be mixed) in which, quote: “Ocean’s 8 is the safest heist movie … ever!” I think we’re happy to wait for the DVD to come around, and just enjoy this one for what it is: a female-centred buddy movie with an ensemble cast of top actresses having some fun. And you, have you seen this …

Mary Queen of Scots: Official Trailer

A friendship that became a rivalry, which started a war! As a fan of historical drama both on the big and small screen, I was excited to hear that Mary Queen of Scots, by Focus Features and Working Title Films, is due for release in December. In which Margot Robbie will play Elizabeth I opposite rising star Saoirse Ronan, as Mary Queen of Scots. The movie is penned by Beau Willimon and directed by Josie Rourke, and also stars David Tennant as John Knox.