Category Archives: Cinema Review

Cinema Review – Blue Ruin

Dwight (Macon Blair) is a man who has seen better days; with little to his name, he lives in his ancient car, and keeps himself to himself. This all changes when a man is released from prison, and Dwight finds himself on a collision course with a dangerous and gun loving family. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – April 18th 2014

I choose one film to watch in Irish cinemas this week. Hint; it’s not The Amazing Spider-Man 2, although that’s pretty gosh darn good. Can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Sea

Max (Ciarán Hinds) returns to the small coastal town where he spent his childhood summers, to come to terms with the recent death of his wife. While there, Max is reminded of one summer that was both perfect and horrifying, where he spent time with the mysterious and magnetic Grace family. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Amazing Spider-Man 2

As he graduates from high school, and prepares to move on with the next phase of his life, Peter Parker’s (Andrew Garfield) world is turned upside down when a freak accident turns a man he once helped into a violent, electricity charged killer. As well as this, Parker’s relationship with Gwen (Emma Stone) is not what it once was, and his old friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) returns to New York with an agenda that will have a huge impact on both Peter Parker and Spider-Man. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Khumba

When zebra Khumba (Jake T. Austin) is born only half covered with stripes, his superstitious herd believe that he is curse on their way of life, and it is he who has caused the drought that befalls them. When he grows older, Khumba sets out to find a magical water hole, break the supposed curse and literally earn his stripes. This is easier said than done however, as Khumba has always lived in a secure enclosure and has little experience of life, and the creatures, that await him outside the fence. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Raid 2

Immediately after the events of The Raid, Rama (Iko Uwais) finds himself drawn into an elaborate police plan, which will involve him going undercover to find and destroy those in the underworld responsible for his brother’s murder. Continue reading

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – April 4th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week. This week’s movie includes doubles and a director to watch out for; can you guess what it is yet? Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Noah

In this reimagining of the classic bible tale, Noah (Russell Crowe) receives a sign from the creator that floods are about to engulf the world, and sets out to build an ark to save humanity – and animal kind – from the waters. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Divergent

100 years after a war devastated the world, society is divided into factions based on virtues. When she comes of age, Tris (Shailene Woodley) must undergo an aptitude test before choosing which faction she will spend her life with. When Tris learns she does not fit in with any faction – effectively marking her as Divergent – she soon learns that she must hide this truth from her new home with the Dauntless faction, in order to survive.

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One to Watch Movie Reviews – March 28th 2014

I choose One to Watch in Irish cinemas this week (hint — this week’s movie contains Dublin, crime and cameos… Can you guess what it is yet?) Continue reading

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